SACHIN TENDULKAR

  • Virat Kohli may get close to 50 ODI centuries: Sourav Ganguly Yesterday

    Kolkata: India's premier batsman Virat Kohli may get close to breaking Sachin Tendulkar's 49 ODI centuries record but the batting maestro's 100 International centuries milestone would stay safe forever, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly. "Virat Kohli I think will get close to him one-day cricket. He has reached 22 centuries,...
  • Tendulkar, Gayle choose same day for ODI double ton 4 days ago

    Canberra: While their batting styles may not be similar, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies' devastating opener Chris Gayle chose the same day - February 24 - to score their respective One-Day International (ODI) double-centuries. If on Feb 24, 2010, Tendulkar entered the records books by hitting the first ever...
  • I am happy, but not satisfied: Sachin Tendulkar 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Impressed with India's dominating performance in the World Cup so far but not completely satisfied with it, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said that the team can raise its game a few notches higher. India are comfortably perched atop Pool B after two straight wins against Pakistan and South Africa respectively...
  • A wide open World Cup, says Sachin Tendulkar 5 days ago

    World Cup winner and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar has predicted that the event will be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket. Talking to the ICC on the sidelines of India versus South Africa match at the Melbourne...
  • We need more teams in World Cup to globalise cricket: Sachin Tendulkar 6 days ago

    Melbourne: Not quite convinced about the ICC's plans to truncate the World Cup to 10 teams, retired Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar feels the governing body should instead look to enhance the skills of so-called minnows. "...when you want the game to globalise, we need to encourage more and more teams...
  • ICC World Cup: 'Sachin, Sachin' chants return to MCG 6 days ago

    Melbourne: Long retired from the game but Sachin Tendulkar's mere presence was good enough for a near-capacity crowd to go hysterical during India's World Cup game against South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Having retired from international cricket in November, 2013, Tendulkar hasn't dropped in for international matches...
  • Virat Kohli 2nd most followed Indian sportsperson on facebook, crosses 20 million February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday became the second most followed Indian sportsperson on 'Facebook' behind iconic Sachin Tendulkar as he crossed the 20-million mark, the social networking site said. The 26-year-old, who was the first Indian batsman to score a century against arch-rivals Pakistan in a World Cup...
  • Overcoming fatigue will be key for Team India in World Cup: Tendulkar February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A Test series followed by a tri-nation event is what took India into the 1992 cricket World Cup and iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar feels that with a similar schedule this time around the "fatigue factor" will be key for Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side in Australia. India, who lost the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography released in Hindi February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: After breaking many sales records since its release in November last year, iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way' will now enthrall Hindi readers with the book's version in the language - 'Meri Atmakatha' - set to hit the stands next month. The Hindi edition, which was...
  • I had to work the hardest to reach the top, says Sachin Tendulkar February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday said he had to work the hardest to reach the top, while adding that he always believed in letting his bat do the talking in his glorious 24-year-long cricket career. "In my career I had a number of challenges. Once you are among...
  • Want a dinner with Sachin Tendulkar in Sydney? Be ready to pay 3000 Australian dollars February 18, 2015

    Melbourne: If your dream is to dine with Sachin Tendulkar then be ready to shell out big bucks as Sydney's most iconic restaurant is offering an exclusive dinner with the Little Master priced at 1,500 to 3,000 Australian dollars with just a few seats up for grabs. The VIP dinner which...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Sachin Tendulkar wary of South Africa threat February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has issued a warning to triumphant India about their upcoming World Cup match against South Africa, saying the Proteas were "far, far superior" to arch-rivals Pakistan. Batting superstar Tendulkar helped India win the World Cup four years ago with victory over Sri Lanka at his...
  • India can match the likes of Australia and South Africa: Sachin Tendulkar February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Monday said India can match title contenders Australia and South Africa and advised the defending champions to take it "step by step" in the ongoing ICC World Cup. India kicked off their title defence in style, beating Pakistan by 76 runs on Sunday to...
  • Virat Kohli becomes only Indian to score a World Cup ton against Pakistan February 15, 2015

    Adelaide: Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score a century against Pakistan in a World Cup match, as he made a crafty 107 at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday. En route his 22nd one-day international century, Kohli surpassed retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's 98 in 2003 edition as the...
  • 2003 WC match against Pakistan best game of my life: Sachin Tendulkar February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A veteran of six World Cups, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said the semi-final against Pakistan in 2011 was the most high-pressure game he has played but his best match remains the clash with the arch-rivals in 2003 edition of the marquee tournament. "It (Mohali World Cup semi-final...
  • I asked Tendulkar to change his batting position, he refused: Chappell February 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Former India coach Greg Chappell says his relations with Sachin Tendulkar soured after the Australian had asked the Indian cricket icon to bat down the order at the 2007 World Cup. The 66-year-old Chappell's statement comes a few months after Tendulkar launched a scathing attack on the former Australia captain...
  • Javagal Srinath knows the code to beat Pakistan in a World Cup February 13, 2015

    Sachin Tendulkar has been the undisputed hero of India's all-conquering run in World Cups against Pakistan, but Javagal Srinath, too, has been a quiet performer, featuring in the first four of India's five wins against their friends from across the border and picking up eight wickets in those four games. Alongside...
  • India vs Pakistan: the most colourful of all rivalries February 13, 2015

    Not long after India wound up their first practice session at St Peter's College on Thursday (February 12) building up to their opening game of the World Cup, their opponents for Sunday's electric showdown touched down in Adelaide, their confidence high and their spirits buoyed by Wednesday's drubbing of England...
  • Sachin Tendulkar backs Virat Kohli to shine in the World Cup February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday tipped India to make it to the semi-finals of the cricket World Cup which begins in Australia and New Zealand on Saturday and said that captain Mahendra Singh could play a key role in the country's fortunes in the showpiece event. "According to me, the...
  • India-Pakistan game a giant challenge: Sachin Tendulkar February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Retired great Sachin Tendulkar says Sunday's World Cup game against Pakistan could pose a challenge to the Indian team that is bigger than even playing in the final. Tendulkar told the Headlines Today news channel on Thursday that the pressure of playing rival Pakistan is always heightened, and said...
  • Three India vs Pakistan World Cup moments you can't forget February 12, 2015

    The mention of an India vs Pakistan match-up at the World Cup quickly pops up images of Javed Miandad jumping up and down or Venkatesh Prasad giving a send-off to Aamir Sohail, and for those young minds whose cricket memory serves best from the turn of the century, Sachin Tendulkar's...
  • I thought of quitting after 2007 World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday revealed he was so heartbroken by India's first round exit in 2007 World Cup that he thought of retiring from cricket. India, including Tendulkar, fared miserably against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the group stage of the One-Day International (ODI) World Cup,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar guide: Challenges for batsmen in this World Cup February 11, 2015

    In 1990, New Zealand was my first destination outside the Indian sub-continent, traveling with the national side. I was looking forward to playing against Richard Hadlee, one of the finest-ever fast bowlers. I never expected any special treatment from the greats of international cricket and I was on the receiving...
  • Sachin Tendulkar confident of Indian team in World Cup February 11, 2015

    Chennai: Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar on wednesday expressed confidence that the Indian team will give their best and do something special for the countrymen to smile in the ICC World Cup 2015 beginning on Saturday. Inaugurating a newly built air conditioned indoor stadium at Sai Ram institute of Technology at Tambaram...
  • Crackdown on sledging has started: Dave Richardson February 10, 2015

    Bangalore: The 2015 World Cup could potentially have more than 2.5 billion fans watching, making it one of the largest single-sport events in history, according to Dave Richardson, the International Cricket Council chief executive. At a press conference ahead of the event, Richardson, along with James Sutherland, the Cricket Australia chief...
  • Britons vote Sachin Tendulkar as top opener in greatest ODI XI February 10, 2015

    Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar received the highest votes from the British public to open the innings in the greatest ODI XI. West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle was elected to partner India's little master at the top of the order, according to cricket.com.au. Tendulkar received 29 percent of the opening batsman...
  • Indian athletes needs more encouragement: Sachin Tendulkar February 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who is the goodwill ambassador for the National Games, on Monday congratulated the medal winners and said the athletes need more encouragement. Lauding the women swimmers Maana Patel, Chahat Arora, Saloni Dalal and cyclist Anjita T P, Tendulkar said the youngsters deserve support and encouragement...
  • 2015 World Cup will be different from past editions: Sachin Tendulkar February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar feels the upcoming 50-over World Cup will be different from its past editions because of changes in rules and the advent of Twenty20 cricket. "Obviously 2015 World Cup will be a little different. It is going to be a lot more competitive and important. The...