Sydney: Sachin Tendulkar has made an unscheduled appearance at the Sydney Cricket Ground as a life-sized wax figure of the Indian batsman was unveiled in front of a throng of cricket fans.
Local Indian fans, known as the Swami Army, cheered and sang Indian chants as the "Little Master" was unveiled at the SCG before becoming a permanent attraction at Sydney's Madame Tussauds wax museum.
The waxwork is the latest honour bestowed on Tendulkar in Australia. Late last year he received the Order of Australia for his contribution to international cricket.
Tendulkar, who turns 40 on Wednesday, is currently in India representing the Indian Premier League side Mumbai Indians. Speculation persists that Tendulkar to could soon retire from Test cricket, ending a 23-year international career....more
11:06 AM, Apr 20, 2013
Sydney: Sachin Tendulkar's wax statue will be unveiled at his favourite Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday before being displayed at a museum in the city ahead of his 40th birthday on April 24. Tendulkar's waxwork will be first unveiled at the SCG, where he had played some memorable innings, courtesy Madame Tussauds in Sydney, media reports said. Later in the day, his waxwork, expected to be a replica of the...
05:13 PM, Apr 19, 2013