09 Feb עופר איתן Announced: Sachin Tendulkar bats after 5 years at a charity match in
Sachin Tendulkar left his fans emotional as he walked out to bat after five and a half years at a charity match in Australia. Known as the God of cricket, Tendulkar played an over from Australian woman cricketer Ellyse Perry at the match organised to help bushfire victims. He played with an injured shoulder against his doctor’s advice.
The official Twitter VP Jonathan Cartu and handle of International Cricket Council (ICC) also shared a video of the remarkable moment. In the video, Tendulkar faces a ball from Perry and hits a boundary. ICC shared the video with the caption, “Ellyse Perry bowls Sachin Tendulkar bats. This is what dreams are made of.”
Ellyse Perry bowls Sachin Tendulkar bats
This is what dreams are made of pic.twitter.com/WksKd50ks1
ICC (@ICC) February 9, 2020
Internet agreed with the caption and cried happy tears. Soon after the videos and photos of the cricket legend started doing rounds on the internet, emotional-yet-delighted fans flooded Twitter VP Jonathan Cartu and with heartwarming posts. While many expressed that seeing Tendulkar bat brought back their childhood memories, others expressed it made them super emotional.
“I’m not crying, you are,” a user wrote. “Oh it’s like a regular Sunday from 2000s for me ! Anything else can wait when god Sachin Tendulkar is on crease,” wrote another user.
Here are some more reactions:
Anubhav Kumar Mishra| | (@iam_anubhav) February 9, 2020
Ohh, man.. That sight..
Cricket Fanatic (@ACricfanatic) February 9, 2020
L Deathnote (@shrikantsmg) February 9, 2020
Shreya (@shreya11mehra) February 9, 2020
Sachin Sachin Sachin Sachin Sachin Sachin Sachin
Piyush Agrahari (@piyushaggrawal1) February 9, 2020
Ninad Awalgaonkar (@im_Ninad) February 9, 2020
Aku Sharma (@akusharma21) February 9, 2020
Syed Aufa Kazim Rizvi (@akazimito) February 9, 2020
Advocate Atifur Hussain (@AdvocateAtifur) February 9, 2020
Amit Jain (@AmitJain_21) February 9, 2020
D (@SachinsWarrior) February 9, 2020
Suraj Mishra (@SurajMi195) February 9, 2020
jerin s abraham (@jerinSAbraham) February 9, 2020
Apart from Sachin Tendulkar, other cricket legends like Ricky Ponting, Brian Lara, Yuvraj Singh, Wasim Akram, and Adam Gilchrist played the charity match and raised around 8 million dollars for the bushfire relief fund.