With legend Sachin Tendulkar turning 47 on Friday, the entire cricket fraternity has been wishing him and Mumbai Indians have tweeted a particular message that the Little Master had given to India all-rounder Hardik Pandya when the latter was nonetheless seeking to break into the nationwide group.
Taking to Twitter, Mumbai Indians wrote: “The way you’re playing and the kind of potential and talent that you have, you’ll play for India in another one to one and a half years.” – #Sachin to @hardikpandya7 in 2015! #HappyBirthdaySachin #OneFamily @sachin_rt.”
“The way you’re playing and the kind of potential and talent that you have, you’ll play for India in another one to one and a half years.” – #Sachin 🐐 to @hardikpandya7 in 2015!#HappyBirthdaySachin #OneFamily @sachin_rt https://t.co/FBbmCofsg2
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 24, 2020
Pandya is now an integral a part of the Indian group and made his return to the facet for the sequence towards South Africa which needed to be known as off halfway as a result of coronavirus outbreak.
The all-rounder underwent surgical procedure in October final yr on his again earlier than present process rehabilitation and passing a health check on the National Cricket Academy.
Speaking to IANS throughout rehabilitation, Pandya had stated that the surgical procedure was the necessity of the hour.
“I used to be managing the again, tried all the things potential to not get into surgical procedure or something. After attempting all the things, we got here to the conclusion that it wasn’t working. I observed that I used to be not in a position to give my 100 per cent and that meant I used to be not doing justice to myself and the group. That is after I determined to go for the surgical procedure.
“To be sincere, proper now I really feel superb. We are working very correctly. After surgical procedure it’s not straightforward, so we are attempting to make sure that we cowl all of the areas. But all the things stated and completed, accidents aren’t one thing you possibly can management. I’ve observed this after enjoying for 4-5 years that even when I don’t want to get injured and take the mandatory precautions, accidents is one thing which is a component and parcel of a sportsperson’s life. You can not say I cannot get injured and need to take it the way it comes. So proper now, I’m attempting to come back again robust,” he had stated.