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‘I was better off at non-striker’s end when Cronje was bowling’

DNMUM388787 | 5/17/2017 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :616



Mumbai: At the launch of a health drink here on Tuesday, Sachin Tendulkar was indicating to the event organisers that he had to leave for the match. The time was 5.12 pm and he had to rush to the Mumbai Indians hotel and join team ahead of their IPL Qualifier 1 against Rising Pune Supergiant.
After all, Tendulkar is the team mentor and formed an integral part of the Mumbai Indians think-tank. Yet, he had time for a ‘Jaldi Four’ that were thrown at him.
You would expect a fiery bowlers like Malcolm Marshall, Curtly Ambrose, Shoaib Akhtar or kings of swing Richard Hadlee or Wasim Akram to be named as the toughest bowler that Tendulkar has faced. But Tendulkar considered former South Africa captain Late Hansie Cronje as the toughest bow
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