Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement left an enormous gap in worldwide cricket. Sachin was referred to as God of cricket by followers in nearly each nook of the world. He retired from worldwide cricket in 2013 however performed an exhibition match for MCC in 2014. Fans all the time cherished his batting and have eagerly missed these classic cowl drives and leg glances. But throughout Sunday’s Big Appeal double-header, cricket lovers acquired an opportunity to witness Sachin bat once more.
Sachin had introduced that he could be going through 2019 Women’s Cricketer of the Year Ellyse Perry for an over on Sunday. During the innings break, Tendulkar got here out and confronted Perry for an over. Starting proper from the place he left off, Sachin comfortably glanced his first ball to the boundary. Watch the video of Sachin’s lovely leg look right here:-
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While Australia ladies will tackle England in a should-win encounter within the ongoing triangular collection, Perry and her teammates had been readily available for the superstar-laden Bushfire match, a 10-overs-per-aspect affair.
Perry, who was named the Women’s Cricketer of the Year for 2019, threw out the problem on social media on Saturday afternoon by way of a video message.
“Hey Sachin, it’s awesome to have you out here in Australia supporting the Bushfire match,” she mentioned.
“I do know you’re teaching one of many groups however a couple of of us had been sitting round final evening chatting and we thought it could be completely superb to see you doubtlessly come out of retirement for one over within the innings get away right here at Junction Oval.
“We’d love to have a bowl to you and clearly fetch a couple of balls from over the boundary that you simply’ve hit.
“We thought it could be an superior approach to increase a bit more cash for the Bushfire Appeal, which I do know you’re already doing a lot for.
“If you’re in any respect up for it, we’d love to have you ever out right here — I do know there’d be some ladies very eager to area some balls that you simply hit. So tell us, and thanks once more for every little thing.”
Tendulkar, who coached the Ricky Ponting-led aspect towards Adam Gilchrist-led aspect within the Bushfire Cricket Bash, responded shortly and accepted the problem
“Sounds great Ellyse,” mentioned the 46-year-previous. “I might love to go on the market and bat an over (a lot towards the recommendation of my physician due to my shoulder harm).
“Hope we will generate sufficient cash for this trigger, and to get me on the market within the center.”
The Bushfire Cricket Bash had cricket legends and former gamers like Brian Lara, Wasim Akram, Courtney Walsh, Yuvraj Singh, Andrew Symonds, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin, Brad Hodge, Brett Lee, Justin Langer, Matthew Hayden, Dan Christian, Peter Siddle, Fawad Ahmed together with ladies cricketers like Alex Blackwell, Phoebe Litchfield, Elyse Villani in addition to Australian Football League gamers Luke Hodge and Nick Riewoldt, amongst others, taking the sector for the trigger.
All match income and funds raised throughout the weekend’s Big Appeal will go to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund.
(With company inputs)