People say age is a barrier in sports but for Pravin Tambe, age is just a number. The 48-year-old Indian cricketer is the oldest player and first Indian to play in the CPL, and fans on Twitter showered praise on Tambe for his sensational performance in Wednesday's CPL game against the Patriots.
What a catch
Pravin Tambe appreciation tweet by ICC
CPL debut ✅— ICC (@ICC) August 27, 2020
First over ✅
Maiden wicket ✅
Pravin Tambe, at 48, is writing a special story!pic.twitter.com/1o0sbkZF4l
KKR fans right now
Like a fine wine
Pravin Tambe appreciation tweet. At the age of 48 to perform well... hats off.— Bharath Ramaraj (@Fancricket12) September 2, 2020
#TKRvSKNP Pravin tambe is like old wine gets better with age. What a performance— Sagar Puranik (@its_Sagar003) September 2, 2020
Pravin Tambe is doing what Yuvraj singh wanted to do after retirement, at 48. Absolute legend— AD (@cricadharsh) September 2, 2020
TAMBE YOU BEAUTY!🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳— Fun88India (@Fun88India) September 2, 2020
48 and flying!😳😬👏🏻
Pravin Tambe takes a screamer to take the Googly Magic Moment of the game!
What a catch!
--#CPL20 #CricketPlayedLouder #TKRvSKP #Fun88 #Fun88India
Content courtesy of @CPL @legytambe pic.twitter.com/2v63XUYqWT
Oh! A dig at Akhtar
Pravin Tambe at 48 is fit enough to climb Everest, Shoaib Akhtar at 24 was taking injection to play.— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) September 2, 2020