Sachin Tendulkars India defeated Sri Lanka Legends on Sunday evening (March 21) with 14 runs at the summit at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh international cricket stadium in Raipur.
“Bahut achcha lay raha hai (it feels good to win), especially after retiring from the game. It was like meeting again with players from the Indian team like Sachin Paaji, Sehwag, Yuvraj, Kaif, Irfan, Ojha too playing and more was a great experience. Also, this was the first tournament I played after Lockdown. It definitely feels great to win it too. It’s a proud feeling, “said an enthusiastic Yusuf of the win of the finale in the media interaction.
Commenting on the tournament, Yusuf said: “I just recently retired. I will, however, continue to play in the other leagues. I enjoyed participating in this tournament because there were legends who tried 100 percent and who Entertaining people like they did. ” has been entertaining in the past. Sachin Paaji was brilliant, Sehwag too, Yuvraj, Irfan all did so well and the other teams put on a good show too. “
Yusuf praised Captain Sachin Tendulkar. “Obviously we know the kind of player he is and the captain who it is. The way he speaks shows his knowledge of the game. That’s why you see the kind of performance we give.”
Sri Lanka’s captain Tillakaratne Dilshan was also pleased with the way the tournament went. “We’re happy with the tournament. We went out and tried well and the guys had a good time. Pretty happy with how the tournament went.
Dilshan was all praise from Sanath Jayasuriya, who got 43 in the final. “It was great from Sanath. He is over 50 years old, has health problems and was replaced at the knee. Compare him to the previous one, it wasn’t really Sanath. But he pushed the boundaries in the final like he did. ” These are the things people want to remember and it’s a great opportunity to shine. “
Source: press release
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