India and Pakistan are the two most popular arch-rivals in the game of cricket. The player on both the sides are known for their exciting rift and sledging on the ground. However, some of the players also shares mutual admiration for each other off the field.
While the bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan is still like a vague dream for the cricket fans due to the ongoing political rift.
Meanwhile, Indian cricket god Sachin Tendulkar and former Pakistan’s skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq have been involved in many popular games between the two team and the former has revealed one of the interesting moment from the past in a talk show recently.
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar shared an episode from his career vault in a talk show ‘Walk The Talk’ where the former recounted the moment when was touched by the sweet gesture from the latter.
He said, “We had a practice session in Lahore and before we began Inzi brought his son to me & said ‘He’s a big fan and wants to meet you’. With the rivalry we had and Inzi was Pakistan captain, to say something like this to a player from the other team takes a lot’’.
Moments like this make the Gentlemen’s game really special when players from the arch-rivals team show mutual respect off the field.
Both Sachin and Imzamam has been titans in the cricket history and has huge batting records in their name. On one hand, maestro Sachin has scored over 33,000 runs in the International cricket which is the highest run scored by any player, on the other hand, Imzamam has more than 20,000 runs scored in his career.
Sachin Tendulkar "We had a practice session in Lahore & before we began Inzi brought his son to me & said 'He's a big fan & wants to meet you'. With the rivarly we had & Inzi was Pakistan captain, to say something like this to a player from the other team takes a lot" #Cricket— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) June 9, 2018