A easy slip of the tongue has delivered a hilarious gaffe after Channel 7 commentator James Brayshaw mistakenly launched Sunil Gavaskar as Sachin Tendulkar.
Brayshaw was within the internet hosting chair nearing the top of the Indian innings when he was throwing to a change of commentators.
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However as can occur in a commentary field if you’ve bought to maintain the dialog going for eight hours, Brayshaw made the error.
Whereas Gavaskar is a legend in his personal proper, Tendulkar is without doubt one of the most recognisable cricketers on this planet seven years after his final skilled video games of cricket.
And becoming a member of Gavaskar and Brayshaw was former Australian fast and larrikin Damien Fleming, who was by no means going to let it go previous with out remark in a hilarious change:
Brayshaw: “Sachin Tendulkar, welcome, and likewise Damien Fleming.”
Fleming: “Sachin Tendulkar’s within the commentary field?”
Brayshaw: “We have been simply speaking …
Fleming: “[This is] the nice man, the little grasp.”
Brayshaw: “My apologies Sunil, we have been simply speaking about him a second in the past.”
Gavaskar: “I’m flattered, I’m flattered to be referred to as Sachin Tendulkar.”
Brayshaw: “We have been simply speaking about him a second in the past.”
Fleming added: “We share a birthday Sachin, the twenty fourth of April”, to which Gavaskar quipped “not the identical yr although”.
It was Fleming who shares the birthday with Tendulkar with the 50-year-old Aussie three years older than the 47-year-old Indian.
The 71-year-old Gavaskar took it in his stride nonetheless and gave him a move.
Brayshaw tried to dig himself out of the outlet, revealing the dialog that happened off air.
“Suni, we will share with the viewers why we have been speaking about Sachin Tendulkar,” Brayshaw stated. “I requested you, I stated ‘Is he probably the most cherished Indian cricketer of all time?’ There have been just a few, your self included.”
Gavaskar stated: “I feel so. I feel amongst the cricket followers, when you take a look at Dhoni, Kapil Dev, Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar they’re all cherished by hundreds of thousands and hundreds of thousands of not simply Indians, however different nationalities as properly. I might think about in India it might be maybe Sachin Tendulkar.”
Gavaskar was additionally a former Indian skipper and the primary man to attain 10,000 Check runs in addition to probably the most Check centuries — each information which are actually held by Tendulkar.
Whereas Gavaskar was completely satisfied to let it slide, some followers weren’t as forgiving with one saying “how embarrassing” whereas one other referred to as it “peak Brayshaw”.
I don’t thoughts James Brayshaw as an AFL commentator however as for cricket, he’s very bizarre.
This clip is actually embarrassing.
How will you confuse Sunil Gavaskar with Sachin Tendulkar ? pic.twitter.com/PeyBuYCIMv
— The Oracle (@BigOtrivia) January 9, 2021
Initially revealed as Commentator roasted over Tendulkar gaffe