31 results for month: 07/2018

Sachin Tendulkar says Virat Kohli’s desire to improve will keep him at top of world cricket

Tendulkar, India's leading run scorer in Test matches with 15,921 in his 200 games, told Sky Sports Cricket that Kohli's determination to improve is "the best part about him". The India skipper has struck 5,554 runs in his 66 Tests to date at an average of 53.40 but suffered a rare failure in England four years ago when he ... More

Took up cricket only after watching Sachin: Deepak Chahar

At 25, Deepak Chahar and his international career have seemingly taken off quite well. After racking up the wickets in the IPL for both the Rising Pune Supergiants and the Chennai Super Kings, the call to arms for the Indian team came as he was deployed in the T20Is against England. However, speaking about his tryst with ... More

Sachin Tendulkar accepts ‘Haritha Haram’ challenge, plant saplings to promote greenery

Former Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar accepted the Harita Haram challenge which encourages people to plant more saplings and promote greenery. The Government of Telangana's brilliant initiative 'Haritha Haram,' has now been embraced by the top sports personalities of the country. The likes of VVS Laxman, Sachin Tendulkar ... More

Sachin Tendulkar takes blessings of childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar on Guru Purnima

Sachin Tendulkar on Friday took the blessings of his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar on the occasion of Guru Purnima. Tendulkar posted two photographs where he and Atul Ranade can be seen taking blessings from Achrekar. He captioned the photos: “Today, #GuruPurnima is the day we remember those who have taught us to be ... More

Sachin Tendulkar bats for gender parity: Sports for girls is on top of the agenda at his upcoming cricket academy

When Sachin Tendulkar was a boy, his coach Ramakant Achrekar would ferry him on his scooter to various Mumbai grounds. Now, Tendulkar will pilot the ship, metaphorically, carrying boys and girls who want to become cricketers. A few days ago, he announced the formation of his academy in collaboration with Middlesex. The ... More

Rahul Dravid Chooses Sachin Tendulkar as Batsman to ‘Bat For His Life’

In a video posted by ESPNcricinfo, Dravid was asked to name one batsman whom he will pick to bat for his life. Mr. Dependable, who has shared the dressing room with several legendary Indian cricketers, replied, "I think the best guy I played with was Sachin. In terms of quality and class and what he got. I would say I will have ... More

Tendulkar Bats for Western Railway’s Campaign on Trespassing And Women’s Safety

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has become the face of the Western Railway’s campaign on checking trespassing, women’s safety and cleanliness. The Western Railway (WR) made an announcement in this regard. This comes weeks after the Central Railway roped in megastar Amitabh Bachchan as the face of its anti- trespassing ... More

Sachin Tendulkar backs Kuldeep Yadav to shine in Test series against England

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has backed Kuldeep Yadav’s inclusion in India’s five-test series against England, saying the tricky left-arm wristspinner could prove quite a handful against Joe Root and his men. The 23-year-old spun a web around England’s batsmen in the limited overs matches, taking nine wickets in the ... More

Yo-Yo test shouldn’t be sole selection criterion, says Sachin Tendulkar

Be it MS Dhoni’s longevity or Mohammed Shami’s return to the India squad for the ongoing England tour, the Yo-Yo Test has played a key role in determining the careers of a lot of players. Sachin Tendulkar however feels that shouldn’t be the mandatory selection criterion. Shami was dropped from the India squad for the ... More

It is up to MS Dhoni to take a call on his retirement: Sachin Tendulkar

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been under fire. The none-too impressive performance in the recently-concluded ODI series in England has attracted some strong words of criticism from former greats like Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Gangly and it sparked off speculation that the wicketkeeper-batsman could take the extreme step. There ... More