Sachin Tendulkar Wrote A Heart-Touching Tweet For Nitish Rana And Mandeep Singh: It was a tough day for Kolkata Knight Riders’ Nitish Rana and Kings XI Punjab’s Mandeep Singh as they both showed how to be strong through the pain. On Saturday, during the first match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals, dedicated his half-century to his father-in-law.
During the match, as Nitish completed his half-century, a member of the KKR squad gave him a KKR jersey with the name ‘Surinder’ on it. Nitish then showed the jersey towards the dressing room. He dedicated his 50 to his father-in-law, Mr. Surinder Mrwah, who passed after fighting a battle with cancer on October 23.
Later, during the second match between Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mandeep Singh batted through grief in the IPL 2020, as he opened the innings for KXIP at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Mandeep Singh’s father Hardev passed away on Friday evening and he is understood to have told his franchise that he was up to playing the game.
Kings XI Punjab’s squad was seen a black armband as a mark of respect for Mandeep Singh’s father. As he walked out to bat, some of the Sunrisers Hyderabad players also consoled him including the lead spinner, Rashid Khan.
Meanwhile, social media is flooded with posts and tributes appreciating both the cricketers for putting aside their personal grief and for fulfilling their on-field duties.
Among many, legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar also took to his Twitter and posted a heart-touching tweet for Mandeep Singh and Nitish Rana. In his
Sachin Tendulkar lauded both the batsmen for turning up in games today. He also prayed for their families to heal from the tragedy. Sachin wrote:
“Loss of a loved one hurts, but what’s more heartbreaking is when one doesn’t get to say a final goodbye. Praying for @mandeeps12, @NitishRana_27 and their families to heal from this tragedy. Hats off for turning up today. Well played”
Here, check out the Tweet of Sachin:
Loss of a loved one hurts, but what’s more heartbreaking is when one doesn’t get to say a final goodbye. Praying for @mandeeps12, @NitishRana_27 and their families to heal from this tragedy. Hats off for turning up today. Well played.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 24, 2020