Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar recalled the well-known Indian win towards England at Headingley, Leeds, in 2002. He feels the win was one of the particular moments of his profession as a result of he as soon as performed county cricket for Yorkshire.
India had batted first and posted a mammoth 628-8 of their first innings courtesy of centuries from Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly. England had been requested to comply with on and suffered a defeat by an innings and 46 runs.
Talking in a video on his YouTube channel, Sachin Tendulkar defined why the Leeds win was a particular one for him.
“The one Take a look at match that I performed (at Headingley) was in 2002. I obtained 100. There was some type of attachment. It was a troublesome observe however we constructed a powerful whole and beat England by an innings defeat. So massive victory for us. that’s my greatest reminiscence truly. To beat England on that floor meant rather a lot to me.”
Headingley as a venue was at all times going to be particular for me: Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar was the primary non-Yorkshireman to play skilled cricket for Yorkshire in over 120 years when he first signed knowledgeable contract in 1992.
The legend performed solely two ODIs and a Take a look at on the venue, however his days for Yorkshire is what he admires when he seems to be again at his profession. He harassed how a lot enjoying at Headingley meant to him.
“In 1992, I performed at Headingley as a professional for Yorkshire and people had been a memorable few months. After that I performed a few sooner or later matches however not a Take a look at match. Sure, Headingley as a venue was at all times going to be particular for me as a result of I knew everybody there.”
India and England will face-off within the third Take a look at at Headingley beginning Wednesday.