Sachin Tendulkar

  • Gavaskar was as good as Tendulkar, Bradman: Nadkarni 11-07-2014 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: The modern generation of cricket followers might feel Sachin Tendulkar is the last word in batting, but for people of the previous generation or even older, Sunil Gavaskar was as good a batsman, according to former Test all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni. "While it is Tendulkar now, then it was Gavaskar....
  • Watch: Sachin Tendulkar gets a rousing reception while coming out to bat at Lord's 09-07-2014 11:07 AM

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar got a touching reception while walking out to bat for probably the last time at Lord's as captain of the MCC XI. It was the Lord's bicentenary celebration match between the MCC and Rest of the World XI, and Tendulkar hardly looked rusty before being dismissed...
  • Finch's blistering knock takes Tendulkar-led MCC XI to victory 05-07-2014 11:39 PM

    Australia's Aaron Finch made a dashing 181 not out as MCC beat the Rest of the World by seven wickets in a one-day match celebrating the bicentenary of Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. Set 294 to win, MCC finished on 296 for three with 25 balls to spare. Australia one-day...
  • Live Score: Warne's RoW opt to bat against Sachin's MCC 05-07-2014 02:35 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI are playing the Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a 50-over one-day game to celebrate the bi-centenary of the Home of Cricket - Lord's. Exactly six months and 18...
  • Shane Warne lauds 'match-winner' Kevin Pietersen 04-07-2014 07:50 PM

    Shane Warne believes Kevin Pietersen will seize the chance to shine when they line up in a star-studded Rest of the World side in the Lord's bicentenary match on Saturday. Warne, widely regarded as cricket's greatest leg-spinner, will captain former Hampshire colleague Pietersen against an equally star-studded MCC team led...
  • Kallis will be second only to Tendulkar in numbers: Rahul Dravid 03-07-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid rich tributes to legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, terming him "second only to Sachin Tendulkar" as the Proteas great pushes for a fifth World Cup appearance in Australia and New Zealand, next year. "I think he's (Kallis) going to end up...
  • 'Who is Maria Sharapova?' Angry Twitter users create funny memes bashing Sharapova for not knowing who Sachin Tendulkar is! 03-07-2014 11:49 AM

    How can someone not know Sachin Tendulkar? Sachin Tendulkar is God! Tendulkar, who is a regular at Wimbledon every year, and has huge fans in tennis player Roger Federer and F1 racer Michael Schumacher, is someone Maria Sharapova doesn't know. Cricket isn't a game that has huge followers in Russia...
  • I don't know who is Sachin Tendulkar: Maria Sharapova 02-07-2014 02:40 PM

    The cricket world may have shed tears on his last day on the field, but tennis queen and grand slam champions Maria Sharapova has no clue who is Sachin Tendulkar, tennisworldusa.org has reported. Tendulkar, who is a regular visitor at Wimbledon, was in the Royal Box on Saturday, in company...
  • Sachin Tendulkar enjoys Nadal match at Wimbledon 29-06-2014 02:25 PM

    London: Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday took some time off to enjoy an afternoon at the Wimbledon watching Rafael Nadal in action. Tendulkar was seated in the Royal Box of the Centre Court where he watched the match between Rafael Nadal and Mikhail Kukushkin. Looking dapper in an ink blue suit...
  • UK firm honours Sachin Tendulkar with rare coin 23-06-2014 04:38 PM

    London: Britain's premium luxury goods brand East India Company has issued an exclusive legal tender gold coin worth 12,000 pound sterling in honour of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. The rare coin has been issued in honour of Tendulkar's remarkable career spanning 24 years. "Only 210 gold coins, each weighing...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to promote 2015 World Cup: Tournament CEO 16-06-2014 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar will play "some sort of a role" in promoting the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year, tournament CEO John Harnden has said. "He [Tendulkar] has been a fantastic supporter of the World Cup. It is too early to say...
  • Parrikar slams Tendulkar to justify MLAs' Brazil junket 13-06-2014 11:59 AM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has slammed Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar to justify a Rs.89 lakh junket for six legislators, including three ministers, to witness the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Parrikar on Thursday backed his decision to send only ruling party politicians to the World Cup on...
  • ICC investigations into corruption critical: Sachin Tendulkar 03-06-2014 04:34 PM

    Singapore: Retired but still very much in touch with the game he considers his life, iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said the ongoing investigations into corruption in cricket are critical and fans deserve fair competition. Tendulkar, who bid adieu to the game last year after playing 200 Test...
  • Tendulkar savours Lara partnership in Lord's bicentenary 03-06-2014 04:17 PM

    Retired Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Tuesday he is savouring the opportunity to pair up with West Indies great Brian Lara at Lord's for an exhibition match marking its 200th anniversary. Marylebone Cricket Club in May confirmed that Lara will join an MCC XI captained by Tendulkar and...
  • Sachin advised me to spend more time at the crease, says Sehwag 31-05-2014 10:55 AM

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag, who tormented the Chennai Super Kings' bowlers and set up the win for Kings XI Punjab with a 58-ball 122 said Sachin Tendukar advised him to spend more time at the crease. "I was hitting the ball well throughout. I had a chat with master also, Sachin...
  • Brian Lara to play alongside Sachin Tendulkar in Lord's Bicentenary 28-05-2014 10:09 PM

    Manchester: West Indies legend Brian Lara on Wednesday joined fellow all-time batting great Sachin Tendulkar of India and became the latest entry in the star-studded list of players who will participate in the MCC v Rest of the World Lord's Bicentenary match on July 5. Lara will play alongside India's...
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Shah Rukh Khan among the 100 most 'obsessed-over people' on the internet: Time magazine 28-05-2014 03:55 PM

    New York: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan are among the 100 most "obsessed-over people" on the web, according to a list compiled by Time magazine. The list is topped by former US President George Bush who has a score of 65.6 points. His successor...
  • Sachin Tendulkar features in Maharashtra's school textbooks 28-05-2014 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has added a chapter on Sachin Tendulkar in the school syllabus so that children are inspired by the iconic cricketer. Class IV students in Maharashtra would now get to learn about the living 'God of cricket' as part their curriculum from this academic year, since...
  • Maharashtra school students to learn about Sachin Tendulkar 27-05-2014 11:24 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has added a chapter on Sachin Tendulkar in the school syllabus so that children are inspired by the iconic cricketer. Class IV students in Maharashtra would now get to learn about the living 'god' of cricket as part their curriculum from this academic year, since a...
  • Kochi's ISL franchise named as Kerala Blaster Football club 27-05-2014 02:15 PM

    The Kochi team, co-owned by Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament has been named as "Kerala Blaster Football club". Tendulkar will also be the goodwill ambassador of the National Games that will take place in Kerala early next year. On the occasion,...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Lata Mangeshkar likely to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony 26-05-2014 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: Film industry stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, Rekha and Sachin Tendulkar are likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi, BJP sources said. Invites were also sent out to actors Rajinikanth and Salman Khan for the esteemed event. Lata Mangeshkar had in January...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inspires India's World Cup-bound hockey team 20-05-2014 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to the World Cup-bound Indian hockey team and gave the players a pep talk ahead of the side's departure for the quadrennial event to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Tendulkar arrived...
  • Top 5 most retweeted tweets from India 17-05-2014 04:38 PM

    Narendra Modi's 2014 Lok Sabha election victory acknowledgement tweet broke many Twitter India records. It is the most RTd ever tweet in India. It also reached 10K, 20K, 30K, 40K RTs the fastest. The tweet currently at the time of posting this has over 67K retweets and was favourited 42K...
  • MS Dhoni compares Maxwell with Sachin Tendulkar, Sehwag in talent 08-05-2014 09:16 AM

    Cuttack: Glenn Maxwell's stupendous 38-ball 90 in Kings XI Punjab's win over Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match here on Wednesday prompted the losing captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to compare the Australian with the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in talent. Maxwell, the highest run scorer this...
  • Indian Super League may not be answer to India's soccer woes 05-05-2014 01:14 PM

    Mumbai: A new franchise-based soccer league with celebrity owners will kick-off in India later this year but not everyone is convinced that it will help lift the country out of the lower echelons of the world game. Spanish club Atletico Madrid, former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly as well...
  • Need to practice for two months before the MCC game: Sachin Tendulkar 30-04-2014 11:11 PM

    He has always been an epitome of commitment but even after his retirement, Sachin Tendulkar can't imagine taking an exhibition cricket match lightly. Come July 5, as Tendulkar will lead the MCC side against Shane Warne's Rest of the World side in the Lord's bicentenary game but the 41-year-old is...
  • An embargo on Mumbai Indians' bench-strength 28-04-2014 01:11 PM

    Four defeats in a row is not how you expect the trophy-holders to start their title defence, but Mumbai Indians have failed to inflate their deflated tyres despite the presence of cricket's who's who on the bench; the problem, though, is they can't play. Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Anil Kumble,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid 'casual labourers' in Goa govt records 26-04-2014 11:47 PM

    Panaji: Sachin Tendulkar may have won the Bharat Ratna, but according to the Goa government's records, he is a "casual labourer" and a beneficiary of the MGNREGS. And so are his wife and two children, says an NGO. Non-governmental organisation Goa Parivartan Manch Saturday claimed to have exposed a scam...
  • Mumbai Indians' slump 'hurting' Sachin Tendulkar 26-04-2014 11:57 AM

    Sachin Tendulkar is no longer playing for the Mumbai Indians, but the side's continuing slide in IPL 7 is "hurting" the team's 'Icon' and mentor, according to coach John Wright. "We knew Sachin wasn't going to play IPL this year. He's part of the dugout and the change room, hurting...
  • Tendulkar spared of T20 influence growing up: Greg Chappell 25-04-2014 03:20 PM

    Mumbai: Former India coach Greg Chappell feels the cricket phenomenon called Sachin Tendulkar the world saw could have turned out a bit different had he grown up in the current scenario influenced by the advent of Twenty20 cricket. "The big difference I guess from when Sachin was growing up is...