batting legends Sachin Tendulkar AB de Villiers spent time together on Monday as the duo engage in good conversation. The former South African captain is here India Before the IPL 2023 auction where he met the management of Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bangalore. The legendary hitter came to India over a year later as he did not play in the IPL 2022 after announcing his retirement from international cricket. The 38-year-old has expressed a desire in the past to return to RCB in some form this year with many expecting him to be part of the support team as a mentor.
On Monday morning, De Villiers shared an Instagram post in which he expressed his happiness to meet Tendulkar in which he praised Master Blaster with the caption.
“Full of excitement as I wait to meet sachintendulkar. He has always been someone I look up to. The way he carried himself on and off the field during his playing days was nothing short of fantastic! Since his retirement nothing has changed and continues to inspire millions around the world,” wrote the former South African captain. including me.
Later in the afternoon, the two legendary cricketers met for a shoot which De Villiers website suggested was an interview.
The 38-year-old shared his experience meeting the legendary Indian batter and is the only one in world cricket to score the 100 international centuries.
De Villiers said he was supposed to take the Tendulkar interview but ended up just listening to him.
“So I ended up spending a few hours with this guy today. I thought I was going to kind of meet him, but ended up just listening and listening to everything. What an experience. Thanks for your time,” Master Blaster “sachintendulkar,” he wrote.
De Villiers has a huge fan base in India and the main reason behind this is his IPL stints. He is among the IPL icons who made his debut with Delhi Daredevils before moving to RCB where he became a mainstay in their middle rankings. His ability to play unconventional shots on the ground made him very popular among Indian fans. He went on to score 4,522 points in 157 matches. His RCB career spanned over a decade. He announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in November last year and thus ended his IPL career with RCB.