Sachin Tendulkar, Vinod Kambli back to old terms; say ‘they are back’
Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli had fallen out after the latter said the Maestro did not help him during troubled times. But the two former Indian cricketers recently met and hugged each other, with Kambli saying ‘they are back’.cricket Updated: Oct 25, 2017 15:33 IST
Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli, former Indian cricketers, seem to be getting back to old terms as they recently met and hugged each other, with the latter claiming that they want to tell the world, they are back. (India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI - HIGHLIGHTS)
Kambli’s comments on a TV channel that Tendulkar did not help him during troubled times, as many as eight years ago, had strained the relationship between two Mumbai cricketers who went on to represent India.
However, according to Times of India, Kambli says all is now well between him and Tendulkar. “Yes, everything is fine between us and I’m happy with it. We hugged each other. We want to tell people that we’re back,” said Kambli.
“We are very close... we were very close. He could have done a little more, but he didn’t,” Kambli had famously said back in 2009, when asked about his friendship with the Indian cricket legend.
Tendulkar was upset with the comments made by Kambli, and did not invite him to his final Test at Mumbai in late 2013. The Little Master also had no mention of Kambli in his long farewell speech after the conclusion of the Test at Wankhede Stadium.
The report added that while it is not clear who ‘broke the ice first’, Kambli said, “It was mutual, and I’m very glad about it.”
In February, 1988, Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli were involved in a 664-run stand in the semi-finals of The Harris Shield Tournament, an inter-school competition,