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Sport has the ability to bring the entire country together: Sachin Tendulkar

The power and reach of sport is truly outstanding, believes Sachin Tendulkar.

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | March 11, 2020 7:45:45 am

While Indian Women’s Cricket Team could not lift the T20 World Cup in the final against Australia this time round, support and wishes poured in for the entire team from various quarters of the country. People praised them for standing up and playing the finals. Reflecting on how sport has the power to bring people together, ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said some important things.

While receiving the Laureus Sporting Moment Award, he said, “My journey started in 1983 when I was 10 years old. I didn’t understand the significance at that time. Everyone was celebrating, so I joined in the celebrations. That’s when I knew it was special, and that’s what I hoped to do.”

He added in the inspiring speech, “We experience the power of sport when the entire country sits together to cheer for the team. There are no mixed opinions or different opinions. It is very rarely that such a thing happens.”

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