The rivalry between India and Pakistan is very old and there are countless stories of matches played between the two countries. One such anecdote has been shared by former Indian opener Virender Sehwag about Sachin Tendulkar and Shoaib Akhtar.

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Veeru has told that the former Pakistan bowler had made such a mistake that he had to apologize by falling at Sachin’s feet.

Talking on a show on News 18, Sehwag said that Shoaib tried to lift Sachin on his shoulder at a party held for India-Pakistan players and during this he could not handle the veteran batsman. After which Sehwag had a lot of fun with Shoaib.

Shoaib tried unsuccessfully to lift Sachin on his shoulder

Veeru said, “There was a party for the India-Pakistan players in Lucknow, Shoaib Akhtar had a drink or two too many and was trying to lift Sachin. However, Tendulkar was probably too heavy for him.” And he took them and fell on the ground. I used to pull Shoaib’s leg fiercely for this. I used to say that your career is over. You have made our top player fall, Shoaib was very scared by my words and he started chasing Sachin everywhere, he used to say sorry. 

Sehwag used to pull Shoaib’s leg fiercely

Sehwag further revealed that Shoaib used to fall at Sachin’s feet to apologize. According to Veeru, he used to intimidate the former Pakistan bowler by saying that Sachin would complain about his behavior to the BCCI. According to Sehwag, whenever he meets Sachin, he laughs out loud remembering this anecdote.

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By Ritik Sharma

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