SACHIN TENDULKAR

  • Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Laureus Sports Academy 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Kumar Sangakkara joins World Cup 500 club March 18, 2015

    Sydney: Kumar Sangakkara became just the sixth player to score 500 runs at a World Cup when he reached five not out against South Africa in Wednesday's quarterfinal at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The 37-year-old left-hander came into this match on the back of a record run of four successive hundreds...
  • World Cup: Dear ICC, take care of the minnows March 17, 2015

    The minnows are here to stay and will do so unless the ICC wants it otherwise. The performance of the lower-ranked teams has improved significantly in the past three World Cups. The 2007 Cricket World Cup had 16 participants and there was a lot of criticism then that the organisers were...
  • World Cup: Kapil's Devils of 1983 and Dhoni's Dabanggs of 2011 March 17, 2015

    When Kapil Dev led his team out at the 1983 World Cup in England, satellite television wasn't even a figment of the imagination in India. The Berlin Wall continued to stand between the Germanys, few outside of the Germanys had heard of Boris Becker, Michael Jackson was yet to burst...
  • World Cup: Do you really know Sudhir - the Sachin superfan? March 16, 2015

    Wellington: Adelaide. Melbourne. Perth. Hamilton. Auckland. He's everywhere the Indian team plays. Yet, he has no source of income. He's a frequent visitor at Sachin Tendulkar's plush Bandra residence, often sharing a meal with India's most wanted. Yet, he can't remember when last he spoke to his father. He carries a power...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 13, 2015

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  • News 360: India summons Pakistan Envoy over 26/11 attacks prime accused Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit after Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • Regret not getting captaincy for longer duration: Sachin Tendulkar March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: His is a career studded with milestones and records, but retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday revealed that not getting a long stint as India's cricket captain was a disappointment he found tough to overcome given the number of challenges he endured. Tendulkar's two tenures as captain of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar writes to Maharashtra CM on toll problems in Mumbai March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis about the "physical and mental toll" on the commuters due to toll tax. In his letter, sent to Fadnavis on February 20, Sachin expressed his concern about the "state of affairs concerning the operations of toll gates" around...
  • MS Dhoni's 2015 squad is India's highest Impact World Cup side ever March 12, 2015

    The 2015 Indian team to play in the World Cup is the highest impact team to ever represent India in any of its eleven editions. This is a staggering fact through Impact Index, given the illustrious names missing in this year's edition, compared to the one that played in 2011. Despite Sachin...