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Monday, January 20, 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.


Sachin Tendulkar in contention for Laureus Sporting Moment of last two decades

January 11, 2020 5:42 pm

Carried on the shoulders of the Indian team, Tendulkar made a lap of honour, shedding tears of joy after the victory was sealed in his home city Mumbai.

Sachin Tendulkar shares video of differently-abled boy's cricket skills to inspire people

January 01, 2020 3:31 pm

In his first social media post this year, former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar shared a video of a boy who plays cricket with his friends despite not having the use of his feet.

Sachin Tendulkar's security cover withdrawn, Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to Z category

December 26, 2019 4:34 am

The security cover of NCP president Sharad Pawar has been kept unchanged at Z+ whereas his nephew Ajit Pawar too retains Z category cover. The decisions were taken at a review meeting by a Maharashtra government committee on threat perception to more than 90 prominent citizens of the state.

Evening news briefing: PM Modi launches Atal Bhujal Scheme; Sachin Tendulkar's security cover withdrawn and more

December 25, 2019 6:58 pm

From Sachin Tendulkar's security cover being withdrawn to Tripura royal scion forming an 'apolitical outfit', here are the top news this evening.

'Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly as pair faced better bowlers than Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli'

December 22, 2019 6:55 pm

Ian Chappell believes that on the basis of the quality of the opposition, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were better as back in their time each team atleast had two quality seamers.

Anything for Team India: When Sachin Tendulkar battled cramps, diarrhoea

December 22, 2019 12:50 pm

How Sachin Tendulkar battled cramps to score an epic 98 vs Pakistan in the 2003 World Cup is part of Indian cricket history, but the maestro revealed that he risked his health in the next match vs Sri Lanka as well - when he scored 97.

31 runs in an over: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant break Sachin Tendulkar-Ajay Jadeja's 20-year-old record

December 18, 2019 5:55 pm

The 47th over of the innings bowled by Roston Chase turned out to be the most expensive one of the innings. Iyer hit four sixes and a boundary from the over whereas Pant scored just a single.

Chennai hotel staffer who gave Sachin Tendulkar advice requests cricketer to meet him

December 16, 2019 5:35 pm

Sachin Tendulkar had released a video in which he had spoken about how a hotel employee had pointed out that his elbow guard was affecting his batting and had hoped to meet him again.

Sachin Tendulkar looks for Chennai waiter whose advice changed his game

December 15, 2019 8:10 pm

"A chance encounter can be memorable...netizens, can you help me find him?" Sachin Tendulkar looks for a Chennai waiter, a chance meeting with whom had led him to redesign his elbow guard.

After calling Bumrah 'baby bowler', Razzaq now says Kohli not in same class in Tendulkar

December 05, 2019 12:45 pm

Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq also said he wasn't content with his national team's current bowling lineup which failed to make a mark in the recently-concluded tour of Australia.


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.

Sports for a cause: Athletes who used their stardom for a social cause in 2017

December 29, 2017 9:31 pm

A lot of hardwork goes behind the players who achieve success. But only some star athletes use their popularity for the right cause.

Salman Khan earns Rs 232.83 crore in 2017, here's a look at other celebs in Forbes India 2017 Celebrity 100 list

December 22, 2017 4:30 pm

Every year Forbes releases the Celebrity 100 list where they rank the highest-earning celebrities of India. The list for 2017 is out and no surprise Salman Khan tops the list with an earning of Rs 232.83 crore.


Sachin Tendulkar's Coach Ramakant Achrekar Dies In Mumbai

January 03, 2019 3:25 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

October 08, 2018 8:05 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.