Tendulkar is an inspiration for us: Pak hockey players

NEW DELHI: Pakistan hockey players Rehan Butt and Sohail Abbass Wednesday hailed milestone man Sachin Tendulkar for becoming the first batsman to score a double century in one-day cricket and said they derived inspiration from the champion batsman.
With his magnificent unbeaten 200-run innings against South Africa in the second ODI at Gwalior, Tendulkar became the first batsman in the history of the game to have scored a double ton.
“I saw the match since I had nothing to do after our practice session. We all clapped after he scored 200.
Cricket has never seen a player like him and will never see,” ace forward Rehan, who is here to take part in the hockey World Cup starting Sunday, said. Star dragflicker Abbass said: “Even after playing for 20 years, his passion for the game is an inspiration for us.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *