Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, two of probably the most prolific batsmen to have performed the sport for India, complimented one another all through their profession and scored 8,227 runs collectively — probably the most by any batting pair within the One-day Internationals (ODIs). The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday took to Twitter to hail the best ODI batting pair. To present followers an thought of the pair’s greatness, the ICC reminded them that “no different pair has crossed even 6,000 runs collectively in ODIs”.
Sachin Tendulkar Sourav Ganguly in ODIs:
No different pair has crossed even 6,000 runs collectively in ODIs pic.twitter.com/VeWojT9wsr
— ICC (@ICC) Might 12, 2020
The ICC’s put up even drew Tendulkar’s consideration however the batting maestro took a dig at fashionable cricket guidelines. Tagging Ganguly in his reply, Tendulkar puzzled what number of extra runs they might have scored with present area restrictions in place throughout their taking part in days.
“This brings again fantastic recollections Dadi. What number of extra do you suppose we might’ve been in a position to rating with the restriction of Four fielders exterior the ring and a couple of new balls?,” Tendulkar replied on the ICC’s put up.
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) Might 12, 2020
Ganguly echoed the identical sentiment as Tendulkar and replied that they might have added round 4,000 runs collectively.
Ganguly, the present BCCI president, stated that with two new balls and the present area restrictions they might have hit boundaries at will all through the innings.
“One other 4000 or so ..2 new balls..wow .. feels like a canopy drive flying to the boundary within the first over of the sport.. for the remaining 50 overs. @ICC @sachin_rt,” Ganguly commented.
Harbhajan Singh additionally agreed that the pair would have simply scored “not less than a couple of extra thousand runs”.
The veteran off-spinner, who performed a majority of his worldwide cricket alongside the famed pair, criticised the current area restrictions because it has tilted the sport in batsmen’s favour.
He additionally demanded that a couple of extra bowlers needs to be inducted within the ICC’s decision-making panels to safeguard the sport.
At the least few extra 1000’s runs simply..such a foul rule that is..want few bowlers in @ICC to maintain th stability proper bitween bat and ball.. and video games develop into extra aggressive when crew scores 260/270 now days everybody scorning 320/30 plus and getting chased as effectively typically https://t.co/7h41xWKVYD
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) Might 12, 2020
“At the least few extra 1000’s runs simply..such a foul rule that is..want few bowlers in @ICC to maintain the stability proper between bat and ball.. and video games develop into extra aggressive when crew scores 260/270 now days everybody scorning 320/30 plus and getting chased as effectively typically,” Harbhajan commented on Tendulkar’s reply.