Fans enjoy 'Jiyo' tweets between 'God ji' Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag

Bengaluru, Oct 5: Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag strikes again on Twitter and this time none other than the legendary Sachin Tendulkar was his target.

Sachin had congratulated Team India on Twitter after they beat New Zealand by 178 runs in the second test of the three-match test series at Kolkata. India bagged the series with a 2-0 lead and also reached the number 1 spot in Test rankings.

Virender Sehwag (left) and Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin's Tweet read

His one-time opening partner Virender Sehwag decided to troll the maestro in a funny but respectful manner.

Sehwag's tweet read

Virender Sehwag was a part of the Hindi commentary team in the India Vs New Zealand Test match and thus he prayed for Sachin's praise.

Tendulkar came back with another witty tweet in reply to Sehwag's which read

The Nawab of Najafgarh, as Sehwag was popularly known, decided to continue the discussion and further tweeted:

The former Indian batsman intelligently played on the word 'Jiyo' which sounds similar to the brand 'JIO' owned by Mukesh Ambani.

The Indian business tycoon also IPL side Mumbai Indians which was formerly led by Sachin. The legend is still associated with the franchise as their "icon".

Sachin ended the conversation with a tweet which read:

As the two greats of the game were involved in friendly Twitter banters, Indians cherished every bit of this discussion

Here are some of the tweets:

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Story first published: Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 16:46 [IST]
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