Published 13:23 IST, June 9th 2024

Sachin Tendulkar tries his hands on baseball, hits a near-perfect shot against pitcher Ravi Shastri

Indian Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar gets a hang of baseball as he hits a near-perfect shot in the nets against Ravi Shastri, who pitched the ball to him.

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Sachin Tendulkar, Ravi Shastri | Image: Instagram/@ICC

The T20 cricket fever has gripped the United States as they co-host the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024. With pivotal matches taking place in various locations in the US, it has been a spectacle for the fans in the States as they engage in the fever of cricket. But as the overseas stars continued their stay in the US, some of the top Indian stars Sachin Tendulkar and Ravi Shastri were seen playing a prominent sport in the United States, baseball.

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Sachin Tendulkar tries his hands in baseball, Ravi Shastri turns into a pitcher amid T20 World Cup fever in US

As the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 continues, some of the game's legends are seen getting their hands on the game of baseball. Indian cricket legends, Sachin Tendulkar and Ravi Shastri try their hands at the game of baseball. The Indian batting legend was seen gripping a baseball bat, while Shastri wore a pitching glove and had the ball. Shastri swung the ball and Sachin smacked it with a near-perfect shot in the nets. The ICC shared the video of the moment on their social media platforms.

Cricketer-turned-commentator Ravi Shastri also gave some commentary elements. 'Get Ready. It's coming at the rate of knots now.' After hitting an off-the-hook shot, Shastri said, 'Let's wrap. It's out of the park. It's gone. It's game over.'


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Sachin Tendulkar is expected to be a guest at today's monumental India vs Pakistan clash which will take place at the Nassau County International Stadium in New York. Since Shastri is a commentator for the T209 WC, he is expected to be there in the match during the toss and as the commentator.


The T20 World Cup fever has reached a pivotal juncture in the US today as India will face their arch-rivals, Pakistan. It is a once-in-a-year clash as both countries do not host bilaterals with each other and their rivalry has sparked over the ages. The Men in Blue roared in their last showdown during the ICC ODI World Cup in 2023, and Pakistan will aim for a comeback after a humiliating loss to the US. India, meanwhile has secured a win against Ireland at Nassau County, but the tracks have made the match unpredictable. It is yet to be seen on who will reign supreme in the clash of the titans.

13:23 IST, June 9th 2024