Services hero Soumik Chatterjee aims to get past Sachin Tendulkar and Co

He has so far played 27 first-class matches but an average of shade under 30 (poor by first-class standards) doesn't tell the whole story about the man who hobbled on one leg to score an unbeaten 34 against UP that sealed a last four berth.

updated: January 11, 2013 19:09 IST
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New Delhi: He battled immense pain to guide Services to their first Ranji Trophy semi-final berth in nearly five decades but skipper Soumik Chatterjee is now harbouring an even bigger dream --- to get Sachin Tendulkar out cheaply and defeat the formidable Mumbai side.

"I am also a big fan of Sachin, like millions in this country, but as a team, we are not under any pressure to perform in the semi-final. He is a genius but even he can get out to a good ball," the 24-year-old Chatterjee, who works as a sergeant with the Indian Air Force told PTI Bhasha on Friday.

Over decades now, Services has been an also-ran in the national championship but 24-year-old Chatterjee wants to buck the trend.

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