New Delhi – Enthusiasts of Sachin Tendulkar have been left fuming on
Tuesday after Cricket Australia poked a laugh on the “little grasp” –
respected as a quasi-god in India – on his 45th birthday.
The board posted a video of retired Australian paceman
Damien Fleming – who stocks a birthday with Tendulkar – bowling the Indian
nice with a snappy supply.
“Some @bowlologist gold from the person himself – glad
birthday, Damien Fleming!” Cricket Australia quipped in its
However the humour used to be misplaced on Tendulkar’s tens of millions of lovers on
the subcontinent, who perceived to both leave out the shaggy dog story or cringe on the perceived
slight on one of these hallowed day.
“Regardless of what number of bans, Australians won’t ever
alternate,” wrote Shashank, a Tendulkar fan, dredging up the new bans
passed to best Australian avid gamers over a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
“Hello, may you please take a look at the overall photos of that
fit to grasp that @bowlologist were given swing as a result of any sandpaper or sugar
?????” wrote Arjun, every other fan, additionally alluding to the affair that noticed
Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft suspended.
Tendulkar -who is adopted by way of virtually 26 million lovers on
Twitter and worshipped by way of many extra in India – has no longer commented at the video.
His birthday used to be celebrated around the nation, with lots of
his ardent fans slicing desserts in rituals given airtime on Indian
Tendulkar, the absolute best run-scorer of all time in each Check
fits and one-day internationals, retired after taking part in in 200 Exams by which
he scored 15 921 runs.