Channel 7 presenter James Brayshaw suffered an embarrassing gaffe on air through the community’s protection of the third Check, referring to commentator Sunil Gavaskar as Sachin Tendulkar.
The awkward second occurred when India have been 7-207 on the third day and getting ready for a change of commentators.
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The 2 new pundits have been former Australian Check bowler Damien Fleming and Indian icon Gavaskar.
However Brayshaw made the howler, complicated Gavaskar with one other Indian legend in Sachin Tendulkar with Fleming having to step in and proper the blunder stay on air.
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Brayshaw: “Sachin Tendulkar, welcome, and likewise Damien Fleming.”
Fleming: “Sachin Tendulkar’s within the commentary field?”
Brayshaw: “We have been simply speaking about him.”
Fleming: “[This is] the nice man, the little grasp.”
Brayshaw: “My apologies Sunil, we have been simply speaking…”
Gavaskar: “I’m flattered, I’m flattered to be known as Sachin Tendulkar.”
Brayshaw: “We have been simply speaking about him a second in the past.”
Gavaskar, 71, is considered one of Indian cricket’s all-time greats and the previous India skipper turned the primary man to attain 10,000 Check runs.
He beforehand held the report for many Check centuries, earlier than being overtaken by Tendulkar.
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His title is lent to the Border–Gavaskar trophy received by the victorious facet in India-Australia Check sequence.
Many viewers seen the gaffe and took to social media to slam Brayshaw’s commentary as “embarrassing”.