Sourav Ganguly’s hilarious comment on Sachin Tendulkar’s post leaves social media in splits

Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar engaged in a hilarious banter on Instagram as the latter posted a picture on social media from Melbourne.
A file photo of Sourav Ganguly (L) and Sachin Tendulkar.(Hindustan Times)
A file photo of Sourav Ganguly (L) and Sachin Tendulkar.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 13, 2020 07:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sachin Tendulkar took to Instagram on Thursday to post a picture from Melbourne where he is currently enjoying his time after taking part in the Bushfire charity cricket match.“Soaking up the Sun,” Sachin Tendulkar captioned the post on his social media account. Cricket fans appreciated the post wholeheartedly but the perhaps the most hilarious reaction came from his long-time opening partner and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. Kisi kisi ka kismat acha hai .. chuttii manate raho (some people have great luck, keep enjoying your holidays),” Ganguly commented on the post. 

Sachin Tendulkar returned to bat for the first time in nearly six years on Sunday. The historic moment took place during Sunday’s Big Appeal double-header, when the India legend came out to face Women’s Cricketer of the Year Ellyse Perry for an over in the charity match during the innings break. Starting right where he had left the sport, Tendulkar comfortably glanced his first ball towards the square leg fence for a boundary.

Speaking after the match, Tendulkar, who retired from cricket in 2013, and last played in an exhibition match for MCC in 2014, admitted he was nervous before coming out to bat.

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“I think I was more nervous than (Perry) because I was not sure whether I was going to see the ball or not. I told her that after last evening’s net, I did one throwdown session and I said, ‘I can see the ball but I cannot guarantee whether the ball is going to hit the bat’, at least I could see the ball and spend some time in the middle,” he said.

The former Indian international added that cricket requires a lot of time being spent on the nets. “It doesn’t come so easily. One has to spend hours on end (in the nets).”

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