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Sachin Tendulkar Enjoys Street Cricket In Kashmir Amidst Snowfall
By CricShots - Feb 22, 2024 1:02 pm
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Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is savouring his journey to the picturesque landscapes of Jammu and Kashmir, India’s northernmost state. Following viral videos of him being greeted by fans with chants of “Saaachin… Saaachin” aboard an aeroplane and enjoying the snowfall, Sachin shared a delightful clip of himself indulging in a street cricket game.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar enjoyed his time in Kashmir

In the video, Sachin approaches a group of people playing cricket on the street and casually asks, “Hum khelein? (Can I play as well?)” With his signature timing and finesse, Sachin takes to batting, effortlessly striking the ball with precision. He captions the video, “Cricket and Kashmir: A match in heaven.”

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While predominantly opting for conventional shots like lofted drives and straight hits, Sachin Tendulkar adds a touch of flair by attempting a few unorthodox strokes to entertain the enthralled spectators. One such shot sees him playfully hitting the ball with the bat grip while holding the bat upside down, much to the amusement of the onlookers.

 

Sachin Tendulkar graciously takes a selfie with the gathered crowd, further elevating their excitement. Additionally, he shares a nostalgic moment from his visit to a cricket bat manufacturing unit. Kashmir’s famed willow bats hold global recognition among cricketers, and Sachin fondly recalls receiving a Kashmir willow bat as a gift from his sister.

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Accompanied by his wife Anjali Tendulkar and daughter Sara Tendulkar, Sachin’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir includes notable landmarks like the Kaman Aman Setu, a bridge facilitating cross-border interactions between India and Pakistan. Reports also highlight Sachin’s interactions with India’s armed forces personnel, reflecting his admiration and support for the country’s defenders.