Sydney. India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday had a lengthy conversation on cricket with former Australia captain Steve Waugh. Jaishankar, who is on an official tour of Australia, visited the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Waugh, who captained Australia’s World Cup winning team, took Jaishankar to the historic SCG and the two also talked about the game. Waugh has a strong association with India. Jaishankar tweeted, “Cricket is one of the many things that connect India and Australia.
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Took time out to visit the SCG and meet a great player Steve Waugh. Remembering his experiences with Tendulkar in particular.” Waugh, who failed to win the Test series in India as captain, is also known for his charitable work in the country. Jaishankar left India last week on a week-long tour of New Zealand and Australia.