On the first anniversary of Warne’s death, Sachin Tendulkar remembered him by posting a heartfelt message on social media.
Tendulkar took to social media to post a special message about his ‘great friend’. In a tweet, the former Indian striker recalled the late Australian legend’s humor and charisma.
We had memorable battles on the pitch and shared equally memorable moments. I miss you not only as… https://t.co/bb0KyQWO0o
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 1677906341000
“We had memorable battles on the pitch and shared equally memorable moments. I miss you not only as a great cricketer but also as a great friend. I’m sure you make heaven a better place. charming as he’s ever been with your sense of humor and charisma, Warnie!”, Tendulkar writing.
The Indian caption accompanied the post with a photo of himself with Warne.
Warne and Tendulkar have faced each other in countless matches with 29 encounters at international level. In all of these matchups, Warne managed to get Tendulkar a total of four times. In 1998, Warne shed his first blood at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai as the Indian legend returned to the clubhouse after scoring four points.
However, in their second meeting, Tendulkar dismantled the entire Australian bowling lineup, including Warne. Tendulkar produced a breathtaking unbeaten run of 155 (191). It was the defining moment of the whole game.
THE Tendulkar–Warne rivalry was considered one of the main reasons that attracted people to cricket.
Shane Warne’s stats are enough to justify his status as an iconic spinner.
With 1001 wickets in international cricket and 708 wickets in the Test format with 293 wickets in the ODI, Warne left an imposing legacy.
During a golden career, which saw him break several cricket records and set his own, the legendary Australian leg-spinner wowed his fans as much with his flowing blonde mane as with his flippers and twists. sharp, left an impact on the gentleman’s game that is likely to stand the test of time.
(With ANI inputs)