Sachin Tendulkar paid tribute to “Brett Lee” saying that it was a “joy” to pad up against the pacer.
“BrettLee 58 Its been a joy to play against u Binga. Congratulations for a successful career…. All the best wishes to you for the future”.
Brett Lee responded with as much respect, saying that the Indian brought out the best in him.
“@sachin_rt yes mate it’s been fun. Thanks for all the hard battles on the pitch. You definitely brought the best out of me”, said that the 35-year-old, who endured several injuries in a 13-year career before calling it day on Friday.
Yuvraj Singh also tridute brett Lee, often described as ‘the smiling assasin’.
Yuvraj said, “A man who always bowld his heart out A match winnr champion bowlr wrld clas athlete a lovely friend a good human I’m sad bret lee hs retired”.
“My favourite lee moment 2004 india vs aus at perth vb series ! Gilly was standing on 30 yard circle and binga was firing 155km! Phew!!”, recalled the left-hander.
Brett Lee was quick to acknowledge, saying “@YUVSTRONG12 thanks legend, hope you’re going strong”.
Sachin also paid tribute to South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher who was forced to retire recently after sustaining an eye injury.
“Markb46 What a tragic injury to end Mark Boucher’s career. Certainly one of the greatest wkt keepers the game has seen. SA will miss him”.
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