What are some famous gestures of respect in sports?

Answer by Sai Pavan Naidu:

The way New Zealand players conducted themselves in the test match against Pakistan after the death of Phil Hughes.

After Phil Hughes' death, NZ had to bowl and they did not bowl a single bouncer in Pakistan's first innings. In total NZ bowled 189 overs which did not include even one bouncer.

Mc Cullum was a teammate of Phil Hughes at New South Wales. He along with his teammates wore Phil Hughes initials on his jersey and played a great knock.

He did not celebrate his personal record and went to contribute the feat to Phil Hughes.

Daniel Vettori delays Test retirement announcement out of respect for Phil Hughes.

Vettori who is playing a test match after a gap of two years felt that he could not continue playing but the demise of Hughes made him delay the decision.

In the whole test NZ did not bowl a single bouncer but went to take all 20 wickets and didn't even celebrate for single wicket.
Both Mccullum and Williamson did not celebrate their personal milestones.
Mccullum dedicated his double century to Phil Hughes and wore a jersey with his initials.
The team won  million hearts and also the match.


Even after an year the Teams showed the respect to Phil Hughes by wearing arm bands.

New Zealand


ESPN Cricinfo, Getty Images.

What are some famous gestures of respect in sports?


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