Former fast-paced Australian bowler Brett lee has bowled six deliveries to six-year-old Taanisha Sen and was completed impressed with her batting skills! When everywhere there is cricket fever and all the Indian fans are waiting for the Finals of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, we got a new young sensation whose batting skill has astonished former Australia fast pace bowler Brett Lee.
Ahead of the summit clash, T20 World Cup’s official Twitter handle on Friday posted a video of a six-year-old girl showcasing her batting skills against former Australia fast-bowler Brett Lee. Tanisha Sen who is just 6 years old but her batting pace is far beyond her age. She played a straight drive first and when Brett Lee asked her to pull the ball, she aced a brilliant shot. Impressed with the youngster ace shot, Brett Lee compared her to legend Sachin Tendulkar. “I’m nervous, it’s like I’m seeing Sachin Tendulkar as a girl when he was six. This is incredible,” Brett Lee said in the video”.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup took to its twitter handle to share this heartwarming video, “A six-year-old, holding her own against @BrettLee_58. @Neroli_Meadows introduces us to a star of the future, @Taanisha_Sen,” the video was captioned by T20 World Cup’s Twitter handle.
When asked the little one about her favorite shot, she revealed that she likes playing the cover drive. When Tanisha was asked about her favorite player then she revealed that India’s opening batter ‘Smriti Mandhana’ is her favorite cricketer. Lee was astonished to see such a young girl with such a vast range of shots. The fast bowler said that she can’t wait to watch her play for her country.
Appreciating her skills, Lee said, “I can’t see a reason why she can’t go on to represent her country”. Now India is all set to face Australia in the final clash on March 8th, 2020.
By looking at the flawless batting skills of the 6-year-old Taanisha, we can rightly call her, ‘Chhota Packet Bada Dhamaka’.