For the much-awaited India-Pakistan match, several renowned personalities across professions arrived at the Narendra Modi Stadium to watch the game.
Sachin Tendulkar also marked his presence as the master blaster handed the World Cup trophy in the middle before the match went underway. Soon after completing his on-field duties, Tendulkar headed straight to the commentary box, where he was joined by Waqar Younis and Ravi Shastri.
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Notably, Sachin and Waqar made their Test debut together during the India-Pakistan game on November 15, 1989.
During the commentary, Ravi Shastri reminded the two of the same stat and asked Sachin whether a few words were exchanged between the two during that game.
Waqar had a smile on his face, while Sachin pulled his legs and remarked that one should not be fooled by Waqar’s smile. Here is how the conversation went in the commentary box.
Ravi Shastri – Cast your mind back to 1989 when these two were pitted against each other in Test match cricket… were there words exchanged? Did you learn anything from him?
Sachin Tendulkar – “Don’t go by his smile! He was fiercely competitive