SACHIN TENDULKAR

  • Sachin Tendulkar 'annoyed' by news on daughter Sara joining films April 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who is making his film debut in a docu-feature on his life, is upset by speculation that his daughter Sara is joining showbiz. "My daughter Sara is enjoying her academic pursuits. Annoyed at all the baseless speculation about her joining films," Tendulkar posted on Twitter...
  • Tendulkar, Dravid and Ganguly again in the mix of things April 26, 2015

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its working Committee has expressed their desire to appoint legendary trio of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid as advisors on all cricket-related matters. In its working committee meet on Sunday, the BCCI decided to seek the approval of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar once got belly dancers on my birthday in NZ: Ajit Wadekar April 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Former India captain and manager Ajit Wadekar spilled the beans about "prankster Sachin Tendulkar", who once got half a dozen belly dancers on his 53rd birthday during cricket team's tour of New Zealand back in 1994. During a Cricket Club of India function on Friday Wadekar recalled how Tendulkar had...
  • Wishes galore on social media as Sachin Tendulkar turns 42 April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Birthday wishes of current and former colleagues poured in on social media as India's iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar turned 42 on Friday. Having bid an emotional adieu to the game in November 2013 at Wankhede, Tendulkar continues to rule the hearts of millions of his fans. Tendulkar, who is...
  • Sachin Tendulkar: Raise a toast on the master's 42nd birthday April 24, 2015

    The fall of the Berlin Wall was about a week old when Sachin Tendulkar made his debut for India, at a time when India's most prized possession was the Taj Mahal and there was still peace in Pakistan and Afghanistan. While the country had produced some really great cricketers with Sunil...
  • Sachin Tendulkar welcomed with loud cheers at the Feroz Shah Kotla April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar may have retired from cricket but he still rules the hearts of fans with chants of 'Sachin, Sachin' reverberating once again at the Feroz Shah Kotla as the chief mentor of Mumbai Indians side walked out before the start of the IPL game on Thursday night. A...
  • IPL 2015: Sachin Tendulkar still in the mix of things for Mumbai Indians April 23, 2015

    It has been almost one and half years since Sachin Tendulkar called it a day in international cricket and since then, it was only once that the world saw the maestro walk through the lane in the corridor of the pavillion with his pads on waiting for his chance to...
  • Snapshot: Sachin Tendulkar engrossed in preparation of docu-feature on his life April 23, 2015

    Sachin Tendulkar proudly displaying his treasured personal belongings to the film's director James Erskine during the shoot of his docu-feature movie. The film has gone on floors and the producer Ravi Bhagchandka from production house '200 Not Out', plans to release it in cinemas next year. The title of the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Laureus Sports Academy April 15, 2015

    Shanghai: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar was inducted as one of the five new members into the prestigious Laureus Sports Academy in a glittering annual award ceremony at the Shanghai Grand theatre on Wednesday. "It is a huge honour standing here, being a new member of the Laureus Academy. I never...
  • Struggling Mumbai Indians miss Tendulkar, their most consistent batsman ever April 15, 2015

    Sachin Tendulkar is not strongly associated with the shortest form of the game. He played just one T20I match in his career - in 2006 against South Africa; it was India's debut T20I match as well. For the record, he made 10 but thanks to two Dineshs (Karthik and Mongia)...
  • Tendulkar, Kohli congratulate Sania on becoming World No. 1 April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in women's doubles. Modi called the achievement "an excellent accomplishment" on his twitter page Monday after Mirza won the Family Circle title...
  • IPL 8: Sachin Tendulkar gets the most cheers at Wankhede April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar may have hung up his bat about 17 months back, but the cheers that he received from a sea of fans at the Wankhede stadium on Sunday showed the aura around the little master has not faded a bit. While cheers for those in the playing eleven is...
  • Richie Benaud, 1930-2015: Cricket fraternity tweets tributes April 10, 2015

    Former and current players, journalists and cricket lovers all around the world were saddened by the death of former Australia captain and commentator Richie Benaud and paid their tributes on Twitter. Benaud, the celebrated 'voice of cricket' in the commentary box, died at the age of 84 after battling skin cancer....
  • Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Richie Benaud April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Friday paid tribute to former Australian captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud, who passed away in Sydney. "#RIPRichie Wonderful personality who was always warm and encouraging. Had great insights on the game...fondly remember our discussion on the art of leg spin along with...
  • Harbhajan Singh owes success to 'Golden Generation' of Indian cricket April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: World Cup winning offspinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday owed his success to the golden generation of Indian cricketers and said he was lucky to play under the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble. "I'm very lucky to have had seniors like them and...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's mania grips Eden Gardens in IPL 8 opener April 8, 2015

    Ahead of the inaugural Indian Premier League 2015 game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens, the stands were filling up gradually, the threat of rain, possibly, causing people to wait and watch before making the trek. It was around 6.30pm, an hour to toss, when, suddenly, there...
  • Sachin Tendulkar advises Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli for IPL 8 April 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday was the cynosure of all eyes as the Mumbai Indians (MI) icon spent time with his boys ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Garden here on Wednesday. Besides having a long chat...
  • India celebrates four years of World Cup victory April 2, 2015

    Four years back, Mahendra Singh Dhoni led Indian team were on top of the world, as on this day, India won the World Cup for the second time by going past Sri Lanka at a canter. Dhoni's six to take India to the top of one-day cricket would be forever etched...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to replace Duncan Fletcher as Team India's coach April 1, 2015

    Update: This was an April Fools' prank that was posted on April 1 and should be taken in that spirit. Former Indian cricketer and legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar is all set to replace Duncan Fletcher as Team India's coach. Ending weeks of speculation over who would succeed Fletcher after World Cup,...
  • World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar presents Player of the Match, Series awards March 29, 2015

    Melbourne: He doesn't enthrall with his willow anymore but Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar got one of the loudest cheers at the presentation ceremony of the ICC World Cup final as he shared the stage with administrative bigwigs. Tendulkar was the biggest name on dais during the presentations after Australia beat...
  • Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Saina Nehwal March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday congratulated India's top women's shuttler Saina Nehwal after the 25-year-old was assured of becoming the World No.1. Saina on Saturday reached her maiden women's singles final of the $275,000 India Open Superseries by defeating unseeded Japanese Yui Hashimoto 21-15, 21-11 in only...
  • The 'God' knew it, Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup prediction on semis spot on March 27, 2015

    Sydney: He isn't called the 'God of cricket' for nothing and Sachin Tendulkar lived up to the title by accurately predicting the cricket World Cup semi-finalists. Much before the tournament began, Tendulkar picked India, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa as the last four for the showpiece and the line-up turned...
  • Team India should be proud of their World Cup campaign March 27, 2015

    Sydney: Back in 2003, India's World Cup campaign consisted of eight straight wins bookended by crushing defeats to Australia, one of them in the final at The Wanderers. Almost exactly 12 years on, India's hitherto blemish-free tournament came to a juddering halt against the men in gold and green. This...
  • I miss the feel of being out in the middle: Sachin Tendulkar March 25, 2015

    Sachin Tendulkar's cricket career may be over, but the globetrotting days most certainly are not. At various times in the past month, he has been in Australia promoting the World Cup, in Abu Dhabi opening a pharmacy, and in New Delhi as part of the India Today Conclave. Like 'that...
  • World Cup 2015: Sachin Tendulkar congratulates New Zealand March 24, 2015

    Auckland: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar congratulated New Zealand for making it to the World Cup final after the Black Caps beat South Africa by four wickets (Duckworth/Lewis) in the semi-final at the Eden Park here on Tuesday. "Big Congratulations to New Zealand for making the ICC World Cup finals and playing...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's farewell Test jersey fetches Rs 6 lakh March 22, 2015

    Jodhpur: A special jersey which batting great Sachin Tendulkar donned for his farewell 200th Test has fetched a whopping Rs 6 lakhs during a gala auction hosted by Christie's at the imposing Umaid Bhawan Palace here. Shiv Raj Singh, son of the host of the second edition of the Jodhpur One...
  • World Cup 2015: The monumental rise in prize money March 22, 2015

    If cricket was a classic rock song, the World Cup would be its guitar solo - that bit which everyone looks forward to and remembers long after it's gone. Like the guitar solo sells the song, the World Cup is cricket's most salable asset. The 2015 World Cup will easily...
  • Sachin Tendulkar lauds India's win against Bangladesh in World Cup quarters March 19, 2015

    Congratulatory messages poured in from all corners as former cricket stars took to social media to applaud India's resounding win against Bangladesh in the World Cup quarter-finals on Thursday. Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar expressed his happiness over the way Dhoni's side outplayed Bangladesh in all the departments. Praising Rohit Sharma's...
  • Sachin Tendulkar lauds Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene March 18, 2015

    Sydney: Indian icon Sachin Tendulkar led the cricketing world in applauding Sri Lankan veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, who bowed out of ODIs today after their team's World Cup quarterfinal loss to South Africa here. Both Jayawardene and Sangakkara had announced that the World Cup would be their final ODI...