Sachin Tendulkar plays 'gully' cricket with kids in Mumbai

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While disbelieving laughs could be heard in a video of the game that has gone viral, we could also see the man nearest to the new player quickly touching his feet. Yes, Indian batting maestro indeed captured on camera playing gully cricket in the lanes of Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) with metro workers! Shared by a fan, it shows the following: A white auto stops next to a bunch of men playing cricket on the streets. On Tuesday night, Tendulkar, 44, was back at the Wankhede Stadium as Mumbai Indians' mentor, rubbing shoulders with the fellow superstars.

However, their moment of quick cricket was interrupted when drivers stopping by realised it was indeed Sachin on the streets playing cricket, and ran towards him for pictures.

The legend can be seen hitting a rubber ball in front of a barricade that doubles as the stumps.

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The other participants in the game seemed taken aback when they saw Tendulkar emerge from a auto and proceed towards them.

Driving past a game of cricket, the ace former cricketer couldn't resist trying a few shots, with the video of the incident going viral.

The Mumbai hero is seen chatting with the boys and even obliges for a few selfies.

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In our cricket insane country, boys playing the sport at every nook and corner of a colony is a common sight. You name it, he's played there.

Tendulkar is presently the team icon of Mumbai Indians (MI), the franchise he represented in the IPL. His presence in the team adds to confidence of the side led by captain Rohit Sharma and coached by Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka.

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