Thank God I Am on Sachin Tendulkar's team, says Shoaib Akhtar ahead of Cricket All Star Game
In new york pakistani fast bowler shoaib akhtar said,"Thank God for that, that I am playing for Sachin and Sachin is playing for me. And also I am done bowling against him. I have been bowling against him for last 15 years and I was not looking forward to bowling against him, to be honest."
Sachin Tendulkar and Australian cricket icon Shane Warne will captain 28 of the world's greatest cricketers for the inaugural 'Cricket All Stars' series in New York, Houston and Los Angeles this month. While describing Sachin as a great friend and a great cricketer, Akhtar said, "Tendulkar is a brutal force, he is the greatest player history has ever seen. I also never wanted to have a kind of India-Pakistan thing once again."
Shoaib Akhtar described Sachin Tendulkar as a "great friend, great cricketer and an amazing person." He said being on the same team, both he and Tendulkar will get to know what their respective playing strategies used to be when they played against each other for India and Pakistan.