Batting great and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar appealed to the nation to help realise the dream of a “Swachh Bharat and a Swasth Bharat.” He also asked Indians to feel the pride of being part of a nation that has made progress in almost every field.
The Virat Kohli-led Indian team continued their dream run in Test cricket when they grabbed another win over Sri Lanka in the third and final match of the three-match series.
On this day in 1990, Sachin Tendulkar notched up his first Test hundred when he scored an unbeaten 119 in Manchester against England. While his first hundred came in 1990 against England, Sachin eventually went on to score a total of 100 hundreds in his international career.
Jonty Rhodes said Sachin Tendulkar and current India captain Virat Kohli were both great in their own way and it was wrong to compare the duo.
While many took jibes on his frenzied promotions of his biopic which was recently released, others nicknamed him the obvious — ‘Eid Ka Chand’. And many related his track record of attending Rajya Sabha sessions to their attendance in college.
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar attended the Rajya Sabha proceedings on Thursday. Tendulkar’s attendance in the Upper House of Parliament has been questioned as he is one of the members with lowest attendance.
Sachin Tendulkar lauded historian Balwant Moreshwar for his work on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. He also felicitated Purandare on his 95th birthday and said it was due to Babasaheb’s contribution that he was able to get to know so much about Shivaji during his childhood.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the Indian women’s cricket team’s efforts in the recently concluded ICC World Cup 2017 in his monthly address to the nation in the ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio show.
On April 24, in the final, it was again a Tendulkar show as he cracked 134 to help India defeat Australia and clinch the Cup.
Glenn Mcgrath, part of the MRF Pace Academy, expressed his desire to watch Arjun Tendulkar bowl. The former Australian speedster is in Mumbai for a two-day coaching programme for Mumbai Cricket Association, to give tips to Under 23 and Under 19 bowlers.
India right-arm medium pace bowler certainly shares something similar to Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar off the field. Both Tendulkar and Joshi love Kishore Kumar songs and the former Indian cricketer posted something similar about the Indian women’s team bowler on his Instagram handle.
It was former India women’s captain Diana Edulji who spotted the batting all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur and got her a job in Western Railway, with some help from Sachin Tendulkar.
In another win for Shastri, the BCCI has agreed to an enhanced annual pay package. The former India skipper will get Rs 7.5 crore — Rs 1.25 crore more than his predecessor Anil Kumble. Shastri has also retained the core team from his earlier stint as Team Director.
Batting great Sachin Tendulkar posted a heartfelt message expressing his admiration for Indian captain Mithali Raj. He also conveyed his best wishes for the team that is participating in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017.
In the tweet, Sachin Tendulkar said, “I was only 4 yrs old when #StayinAlive released. @GibbBarry your songs have always struck a chord with me!” Gibb has had No. 1 songs in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s 1990s and 2000s.