If cricket is a religion, Sachin is the God. You must have heard this sometime in your life, because as an Indian if you haven’t romanced the scene where Sachin comes out on the field to bat, at the start of an ODI, you’ve missed something. Generations have grown up watching the adolescent and ruthless Sachin become mature and calculated in his last years as a cricketer. The legend has been a historical figure in the game and we bring you anecdotes that show Sachin Tendulkar beyond his Cricket glory and tell you why he’s been a legend off the field as well. Read on..
God of small things?
The time when he taught the importance of a ball
Time and again Sachin has gone out of his way to show his love for his fans. He showed his heart of gold when he personally wrote a letter to the visa authorities for Sudhir Kumar, whom he calls the unofficial mascot of the Indian team.
Only true passion can understand true passion
The real measure of greatness is how you treat the people whom you’re not obliged to.
Greatness goes hand in hand with humility. Sachin has been an icon of it.
The team-man, Sachin Tendulkar. No matter how big a superstar Sachin became, the relationships he shared with co players, seniors and management were always out of mutual respect.
Keeping your word isn’t an issue for someone who did that for years for billions of people…
The strive to be a lifelong learner even after being called the God of cricket speaks volumes about the Master Blaster’s character.
Forever humble, forever modest and forever inspiring. That’s Sachin Tendulkar for you.
And that’s how you win a billion hearts…
The world will forever miss those square cuts and cover drives and that childlike passion for cricket. His play will forever be a benchmark for cricketers to follow. India has been lucky to have Sachin, and to see him play was breathtaking. Here’s to the master blaster.
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