The rivalry of Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne on the field always managed to produce top-class entertainment. The duo managed to outperform each other on many occasions. On Friday, Shane Warne passed away at the age of 52. Including Sachin Tendulkar, almost every member of the cricketing fraternity has been giving their tributes to the legend. In this article, we take a look at the clip in which we can see Shane Warne bowling to Sachin Tendulkar for the very first time.
A massive blow to cricket
Shane Warne redefined the art of spin bowling to carve out his own niche in the game. The Australian cricketer went on to collect 708 Test wickets and happens to be the second-highest wicket-taker in Tests. After his retirement, Warne has been contributing with his expert opinions on the current games. This added engagement to the proceedings for the fans.
However, on Friday, in what was a piece of shocking news, it was announced that Warne had succumbed to a suspected heart attack. He was only 52, had a great fitness regime and hence, it was shocking for the fans to believe the news. The cricketing community is now mourning the loss of an all-time great of the game.
Shane Warne Bowling To Sachin Tendulkar
Back in the 1990s, the duel of Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar was an engrossing moment on the field. Shane Warne made his Test debut back in 1992 against India at Sydney. Sachin Tendulkar scored a hundred in that game while Warne got a wicket. Many assumed that this was the first time that the duo was involved in an on-field duel. However, as revealed by Rob Moody, Sachin and Warne had a go at each other a few months back in a PM’s XI in Canberra. Sachin struggled to play Warne in the first few deliveries. Here is the video of the same:
The very first time Shane Warne bowled to Sachin Tendulkar wasn't in Warne's first test in January 1992, it happened a month earlier in a PM's XI match in Canberra. Fascinating viewing! Certified OLD GOLD!Advertisement
— Rob Moody (@robelinda2) March 5, 2022