He was gunning for Sachin Tendulkar’s wicket ever since Highveld Lions were drawn to play Mumbai Indians in Champions League T20 and so thrilled was little-known spinner Aaron Phangiso after getting the prized scalp that he stayed up all night to celebrate.
The victory dance that followed the dismissal showed what it meant for Aaron to dismiss the revered veteran.
“No, I did not sleep. I just enjoyed this moment,” he added.
Asked what went through his mind when Tendulkar was at the crease, Aaron said he just wanted to come up with some of his best bowling.