‘Dinda got here and began obvious at Sachin. I used to be like, ‘ye kya kar raha hai” | Cricket

Former India batter Sachin Tendulkar is broadly thought to be probably the most largest within the historical past of the sport. A record-holder for many runs in each, ODIs and Tests, Tendulkar commanded an enormous appreciate as a batsman even a few of the oppositions throughout his taking part in days. The bowlers idea two times sooner than sledging the ‘Master Blaster’, last cautious of no longer riling Tendulkar up with gestures or phrases. However, an Indian bowler dedicated the error of doing the similar; what adopted used to be narrated via former cricketer Deep Dasgupta throughout his statement stint within the 3rd ODI between India and West Indies.

Dasgupta published an incident from the 2007 Ranji Trophy ultimate between Bengal and Mumbai, the place the latter performed with giant weapons like Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, Ajit Agarkar, Wasim Jaffer, and a tender Rohit Sharma within the XI. The Bengal staff featured a teenager named Ashoke Dinda, who would cross directly to make more than one appearances for India at some point; Dasgupta, the captain of Bengal on the time, recalled how Dinda glared at Tendulkar after hitting him at the elbow, following which the India batter spoke back in taste.

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“It was the Ranji Trophy final between Bengal and Mumbai. I was the captain of Bengal, we had won the toss and opted to bowl. It was a wet wicket and they had lost a few quick wickets. It was a proper Mumbai side, with Zaheer, Ajit, Rohit.. you name it,” Dasgupta started.

“They lost two wickets early and Sachin came out to bat. It was the first season of Ashoke Dinda, he was young and fast. I had already told him, ‘With Sachin, you just come and bowl’. Dinda had this habit at that time that whenever he would beat the batter, he would just take 2-3 extra steps in his follow throw and glare at him. So, I categorically told him, ‘Don’t say anything to Sachin’.”

As it might end up, Dinda did stare at Sachin after a couple of deliveries, and the batter sooner or later scored a century (105) within the innings.

“Then, on one ball, he bowls a bit of quick, it bounces off the wicket and hits Sachin at the elbow. He shakes his hand, it used to be transparent that he used to be harm. And then, Dinda comes and begins obvious at him. I used to be like, “What are you doing guy!”. I got here operating in opposition to him, put my hand on his shoulder and stated, ‘return, return’. And then, Sachin were given an 80 or a 100 (105). So, you were given to watch out about what you talk to whom. Because avid gamers like him can punish you,” Dasgupta completed.

Mumbai sooner or later gained the fit via 132 runs.


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