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Former West Indies Cricketer Asks Sachin Tendulkar For Help

Former West Indies pacer Winston Benjamin has reached out to Sachin Tendulkar for assist to enhance the scenario on the grassroot stage in West Indies cricket.

Cricket West Indies has been in a monetary turmoil for lengthy. Although issues have improved barely over time however they’re nonetheless not financially secure sufficient for his or her cricket operations to run easily. The lack of funds and assets is affecting the cricket on the grassroot stage within the Caribbean.

To assist enhance the scenario, Benjamin has reached out to cricket icons in India, hoping for some assist. He says that the assistance needn’t be financial; in actual fact, it may be one thing as fundamental as cricket bats or different gear.

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“Previously, we used to have a tournament in Sharjah where it used to be like a benefit game for players from different countries. I don’t want benefit. All I want is for somebody to say ‘here is some equipment’ – 10-15 bats, that is good enough for me. I don’t want 20000 US dollars. I just want some equipment so that I can give back to youngsters. That’s all I am asking,” Benjamin mentioned in a video shared by sports activities journalist Vimal Kumar on his Youtube Channel.

Benjamin, who performed 21 Tests and 85 ODIs for West Indies between 1986 and 1995 and picked up 161 wickets, had a request for Sachin Tendulkar.

“Mr. Tendulkar… if you are in a position, could you assist me? Hit me up,” he mentioned whereas sharing his cellphone quantity,” he mentioned.

Benjamin additionally thanked former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin for his assist not too way back.

“I would like to thank my good friend Mohammad Azharuddin. He sent me some equipment over. Azhar, congratulations! And thank you so much for that assistance. Stay in touch. Anyone else who wants to contribute, feel free,” the previous Windies cricketer added.

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