Before conquering the field, Sachin Tendulkar started the game the same way countless others in India did– by playing gully cricket!
Indians still remember the deafening cheers that filled the stadium whenever Sachin Tendulkar came up to bat. From being one of the most beloved captains of the Indian cricket team, to scoring runs left, right, and centre, his playing was a force to be reckoned with.
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Yet, before he dominated on the field, he too, came from humble beginnings, starting his career the same way countless others in India have—by playing gully cricket. It was refreshing to see him return to playing in the streets once again, in this video which has been doing its rounds on social media.
You can watch the video below!
Whenever you see an empty street in Mumbai immaterial who you are, a common man or @sachin_rt you cannot stop yourself from playing cricket. pic.twitter.com/S7Sahb6aPE
— Singh Varun (@singhvarun) April 16, 2018