The pair of Sachin and Sehwag played memorable innings for the team.
Sachin-Sehwag’s pair was broken due to mother-in-law and daughter-in-law
New Delhi. For the Indian cricket team, the pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag has given Team India a bang in many matches. The pair started opening the innings for Team India in the 2003 World Cup. The then head coach of Team India had decided the name of the pair through the voting of all the players of the team. After this, Sachin and Sehwag were separated due to the pair of mother-in-law and daughter-in-law. This was disclosed by none other than Virender Sehwag himself.
The opening pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly performed brilliantly against every team in ODIs. This pair gave a brisk start to Team India in the match played with every team of the world. In 136 ODIs, the pair of Sachin and Ganguly scored 6609 runs for India. The pair shared a total of 21 century partnerships at an average of 49.32. This pair is on top of the list of highest run-scoring pairs so far.
The pair of Sachin and Ganguly was changed after the defeat against Australia in the 2003 World Cup. Coach John Wright had asked the team to vote in the meeting and 14 out of 15 members voted for the pair of Sachin and Sehwag. The pair started with the match against Zimbabwe but the pair was broken in the middle.
Sehwag had said in the presence of Sachin Tendulkar during a show that his pair was broken by the mother-in-law-daughter-in-law duo. Sehwag had said, our pair had become a hit but it was a pair of mother-in-law and daughter-in-law, coach John Wright and captain Sourav Ganguly broke our pair because of them. When we celebrated the Saas Bahu Ko Jodi again, we went back.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 15, 2023, 16:56 IST