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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is one of the most popular cricketers not just in India but across the globe. Nicknamed 'The Little Master' or 'Master Blaster', Tendulkar made his India at a young age of 16 and is credited for many records across all formats of the game. He is the only player to have scored one hundred international tons, first batsman to score a double century in an ODI, the holder of the record for the number of runs in both ODI and Test cricket, and the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket. Sachin has been lauded with Arjuna Award in 1994, Khel Ratna in 1997, Padma Shri in 1998 and Padma Vibhushan (2008) honours. He is the only sportsperson to be conferred the Bharat Ratna in 2013. Sachin Tendulkar retired in 2012 at his home ground of Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Since retirement, he's had his autobiography published called 'Playing it My Way' and been part of numerous philanthropic efforts.


'One of his scratchiest innings': Ashish Nehra on Tendulkar's 2011 semifinal knock vs Pakistan

August 11, 2020 1:57 pm

Former pacer Ashish Nehra said Sachin Tendulkar's 85-run knock against Pakistan in the 2011 World Cup semifinal was the ‘scratchiest’ innings of his career.

Kozhikode plane accident: From Sachin Tendulkar to Shoaib Akhtar, sports world offers prayers

August 08, 2020 12:19 pm

Sports stars come forward to offer prayers for the victims and the bereaved families in the Kozhikode plane accident.

Shahid Afridi used Sachin Tendulkar’s bat to score the fastest century: Azhar Mahmood

August 04, 2020 3:16 pm

Interestingly, the bat that made Afridi 'a batsman' was gifted to his then teammate Waqar Younis by none other than Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

'We knew it was his last chance': Virat Kohli on lifting Sachin Tendulkar on shoulders after 2011 World Cup win

July 30, 2020 8:01 am

Virat Kohli said all the players thought they wanted to give something back to Sachin Tendulkar for inspiring generations of cricketers after winning the 2011 World Cup final.

'Extremely proud of ‘Tenducker’ decision': Umpire Harper on Sachin's 'shoulder before wicket'

July 22, 2020 11:18 am

Glenn McGrath had also spoken on the lbw decision and said that it should have been sbw or shoulder before wicket.

Explained: Why is Sachin Tendulkar opposed to the Decision Review System?

July 13, 2020 9:42 am

'Umpire's Call' is used when the DRS essentially gives the 'benefit of the doubt' to the on-field decision in case of inconclusive technological evidence.

Sachin Tendulkar wants 'umpire's call' done away with

July 12, 2020 8:37 pm

Sachin Tendulkar has called for the contentious 'Umpire's Call' for the LBW in the Decision Review System (DRS) to be scrapped altogether, terming it as harsh and unfair on players.

James Anderson first bowler who could bowl 'reverse' reverse swing: Sachin Tendulkar

July 11, 2020 7:52 am

Speaking to West Indies legend Brian Lara on his '100MB' app, Tendulkar explained why Anderson could be vital for England in the ongoing Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl.

Sachin Tendulkar won't accept it but he was scared of facing Shoaib Akhtar: Shahid Afridi

July 08, 2020 5:15 pm

Shahid Afridi said that Sachin Tendulkar won't accept it but he was scared of Shoaib Akhtar.

Forgot count of how many team meetings were held to discuss Sachin Tendulkar: Nasser Hussain

July 06, 2020 1:16 pm

Former England captain Nasser Hussain on Saturday said Sachin Tendulkar and his "magnificent technique" would force his team to have many meetings merely to discuss strategy to dismiss the Indian batting great.


Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara send fans on nostalgia trip at Wankhede

March 07, 2020 10:55 pm

Two of the biggest names in world cricket — Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara — locked horns in Mumbai as fans got to relive memories. India Legends eventually won the contest with a seven-wicket win.

Laureus Awards: Sachin Tendulkar, Lewis Hamilton, Dirk Nowitzki share stage

February 18, 2020 11:10 am

British F1 ace Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi, arguably the world's greatest footballer, were declared the joint winners of the prestigious Laureus World Sportsman of the year award

Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra's London vacation

June 30, 2019 9:43 am

Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra are making merry in London. The couple also recently hung out with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in the UK. Scroll to see all photos.

Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara play gully cricket with Selection Day actors

April 19, 2019 2:34 pm

Selection Day actors Yash Dholye and Karanvir Malhotra got to meet real-life cricket rivals Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara before the release of the second innings of their show.

Celebrities at Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding celebration

March 11, 2019 10:05 am

Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta wedding celebration Day 2: A grand wedding celebration was held at Jio World Centre in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. On March 11, a lavish wedding reception will take place in Mumbai.

Ramakant Achrekar, coach to young Sachin Tendulkar, dies at 87

January 04, 2019 8:15 am

Ramakant Achrekar who helped shape careers of many Mumbai cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar, Vinod Kambli, Praveen Amre, Ajit Agarkar and Ramesh Powar died on Wednesday.

Twinkle Khanna, Shilpa Shetty and Sachin Tendulkar: Celebs on vacation

June 26, 2018 7:13 am

Shilpa Shetty is enjoying the London summer not only with her husband Raj Kundra but also Sachin Tendulkar and family.

Celeb spotting: Vaani Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Esha Gupta and others

May 13, 2018 6:41 pm

Vaani Kapoor was seen at the Mumbai airport recently. The actor is in the news as she might pair up with Ranbir Kapoor in Shamshera.

Sports stars, other than MS Dhoni, who have held positions in Indian armed forces

April 03, 2018 3:15 pm

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Indian Army accepted the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award in his army uniform.

Sachin Tendulkar meets India's women cricket team ahead of South Africa tour

January 22, 2018 8:14 pm

Sachin Tendulkar gave a pep talk to the Indian women's cricket team, who will travel to South Africa for a gruelling ODI and T20 series in February.


Sachin Tendulkar's Coach Ramakant Achrekar Dies In Mumbai

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Legendary cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar died on January 2 in Mumbai. He was cremated at Shivaji Park with his most famous ward Sachin Tendulkar in attendance for a tearful adieu.

Highlights from the Indian Air Force's 86th foundation day celebrations

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

The Indian Air Force on Monday celebrated its 86th foundation day in New Delhi and here are the highlights from the air show.

Sachin Tendulkar's random act of kindness that he wants others to copy

June 12, 2018 4:05 pm

Sachin Tendulkar's rescue act for a bird he found in his house has earned him a fair bit of praise.