Dinda came and started glaring at Sachin. Then, he...': Ex-India batter recalls Tendulkar's fiery reply
The former India batter recalled an incident between Ashoke Dinda and Sachin Tendulkar when the bowler hit the India star on his elbow
Sachin Tendulkar is widely regarded as one of the greatest in the history of the game.
A record-holder for most runs in both, ODIs and Tests, Tendulkar commanded a huge respect as a batsman even among the oppositions during his playing days.
The bowlers thought twice before sledging the ‘Master Blaster’, remaining wary of not riling Tendulkar up with gestures or words.
Indian bowler committed the mistake of doing the same; what followed was narrated by former cricketer Deep Dasgupta during his commentary stint
Dasgupta revealed an incident from the 2007 Ranji Trophy final between Bengal and Mumbai, where the latter played with big guns like Tendulkar,
The Bengal team featured a youngster named Ashoke Dinda, who would go on to make multiple appearances for India in the future;
Dasgupta, the captain of Bengal at the time, recalled how Dinda glared at Tendulkar after hitting him on the elbow, following which the India batter replied in style.
Dinda comes and starts glaring at him. I was like, "What are you doing man!". I came running towards him, put my hand on his shoulder and said, 'go back, go back'.