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Azhar posts photos of old scooter -- 'acknowledgment of my talent'

Source : IANS 2021-06-04 20:27:12


Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Friday posted on social media a series of pictures of him riding an old but seemingly well-maintained scooter, which someone presented to him in "acknowledgment of my talent".

"Fond memories of my early career days when I got this scooter as an acknowledgment of my talent. It was a great luxury as compared to walking or on some lucky days cycling for miles to reach the practise stadium in the wee hours," tweeted the stylish right-handed batsman, who played 99 Tests, captaining India in 47 of those matches.

His name, Azar, is prominently painted on the headlight of the green-painted scooter while the upholstery and the seat covers indicate that he continues to carefully maintain his prized possession from his early days as a cricketer.