Sachin Tendulkar feels sorry for bowlers, says modern bats can clear boundaries with ease

He said that cricket bats have changed in last 2-3 years.

Last Updated: May 08, 2016, 18:59 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar feels sorry for bowlers, says modern bats can clear boundaries with ease

New Delhi: A concerned Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday admitted that he feel sorry for bowlers as todays cricket bats can clear boundaries with ease.

The batting great was talking on the sidelines of Mumbai Indians' Indian Premier League match away at Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Sharing broadcast time from the MI dug-out, the maestro told commentators of the official broadcasters of IPL that, "cricket bats have changed in last 2-3 years. Easy to clear the boundaries. I feel sorry for bowlers, nothing is done for the ball."

Tendulkar travels with the Mumbai-based franchise as a mentor. The defending champions were in dire straights, losing eight wickets inside 12 overs while chasing Hyderabad's 177/3.