VIDEO: What Sachin Tendulkar said in dressing room when teammates cried after 1996 WC semis loss

When Srinath went up to him, this is what the legendary batsman told him..

Updated: Sep 01, 2016, 20:07 PM IST
VIDEO: What Sachin Tendulkar said in dressing room when teammates cried after 1996 WC semis loss

New Delhi: Over the years, the Indian cricket team and its fans have endured several heartbreaking defeats.

One of the losses that is hard to forget is the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka.

India had played exceptionally well in the tournament and collapsed under pressure at the penultimate hurdle.

The Eden Gardens crowd was furious and disrupted the proceedings by launching objects into the field.

India had lost seven wickets when the match was stopped. The image of Vinod Kambli crying is still fresh in the minds of Indian cricket lovers.

Not just the Mumbai left-hander but also four to five members of the team sobbed in the dressing room after that match.

This was revealed by Javagal Srinath during a program in 2014. Interestingly, one of the players who remained strong in that situation was master blaster Sachin Tendulkar,

When Srinath went up to him, this is what the legendary batsman told him...