‘I said this is a God? Iss ki khairiyat nahi’: Shoaib Akhtar recalls facing Sachin Tendulkar for the first time
Shoaib Akhtar made his international debut for Pakistan in 1997, Sachin was already a big name of the game. Sachin is widely regarded as the ‘God of cricket’ by millions of fans across the world. Recently, the speedster recalled facing the Master Blaster for the first time on the match field. I heard Sachin was the god. I said this is a god? Iss ki khairiyat nahi. He didn’t recognize me, and I didn’t recognize him, he said.