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When Tendulkar had no money in pocket for a cab ride home

"I was only 12 years old and was selected to play for the Mumbai under-15 team. I was excited, carried some money and we went to Poona (Pune) to play three matches and it started raining there," Tendulkar said at the launch of 'digibank' initiative of DBS. "When I got my turn, I was out on 4, run-out. I was only 12 and could barely run at ... More

Achrekar sir made me realise fitness is key to success: Tendulkar

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday said his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar was instrumental in making him realise the importance of fitness at the start of his career. "All I am trying to tell you here is my coach (Ramakant Achrekar) was instrumental in making me realise that fitness is going to be a key factor. But he made ... More

Achrekar sir’s coins are like gold medals, says Sachin Tendulkar

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who interacted with fans on Twitter on Friday, went down the memory lane and said the coins that were kept on the stumps by his first coach Ramakant Achrekar were like gold medals for him After wooing fans for over two decades with his on-field performances, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter on ... More

Sachin discussed even his last dismissal with brother Ajit

Well aware that he would not pick up the willow again, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar had discussed his last dismissal with his elder brother Ajit even after his farewell Test against the West Indies in November 2013. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket after playing his 200th and final Test here at the Wankhede Stadium ... More

My brother Ajit who is the reason I started playing cricket : Sachin

Well aware that he would not pick up the willow again, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar had discussed his last dismissal with his elder brother Ajit even after his farewell Test against the West Indies in November 2013. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket after playing his 200th and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium agai... More

Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest batsman I ever played with or against: Ricky Ponting

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has rated Sachin Tendulkar as the all-time best batsman after Sir Donald Bradman, saying the maestro truly deserves to be called “great” at a time when the word is “bandied” about often. “For me, he’s the greatest batsman after Don Bradman. While I hold Brian Lara in high regard ... More

Sachin Tendulkar comes on the brink of becoming youngest Test centurion

The world had heard the echoes of the bat that had stroked its way into the cricketing folklore in Pakistan. The 16-year old did not really blaze away in the Tests, but his two half-centuries — especially the gutsy Sialkot effort after being hit by Waqar Younis — had made enough rounds to fill the air with expectation. And then there were ... More

Sachin Tendulkar remembers scary childhood experience while crossing train tracks

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday recalled a scary experience which he underwent during his school days while crossing the rail tracks. The former India batsman was speaking at the launch of two initiatives by the Mumbai Railway Police - SAMEEP (Safety Alert Messages Exclusively For Passengers) and B-Safe. "Right  from the ... More

Tendulkar: India can impact world football

While he may not be the biggest name in football, when it comes to the world of sport as a whole only a handful, at best, are up there with Sachin Tendulkar – often called 'the God of cricket'. Arguably the most recognisable face in India, Tendulkar retired from the sport in 2013 after representing his nation in his 200th test, with 'the ... More

Sachin Tendulkar Reveals he Had Only Boiled Food Before 2011 World Cup

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday that he had shed four kilograms thanks to a strict diet which included only boiled food during his preparations ahead of the 2011 World Cup. The 42-year-old added that during India's tour of South Africa in 2011 just ahead of the World Cup, he had pulled a hamstring and was ruled out of the ... More