Ramakant Achrekar

  • Ramakant Achrekar gets CNN-IBN IOTY 2013 for Outstanding Achievement 21-12-2013 12:09 AM

    A Dronacharya and Padma Shri awardee, Achrekar is a perfect example of our age old Guru-Shishya tradition. ...
  • Coins by Achrekar are priceless for Sachin Tendulkar 27-11-2013 03:43 PM

    Mumbai: One would be spoilt for choice if he is asked to choose his favourite pick from the following memorabilias: a signed boxing gloves by Mohammed Ali, a guitar signed by Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler, a bat autographed by none other than Sir Don Bradman. But ask Sachin Tendulkar and...
  • Achrekar sir told me well done: Sachin Tendulkar 17-11-2013 07:49 PM

    Mumbai: Batting icon Sachin Tendulkar always yearned for a compliment from his beloved coach Ramakant Achrekar and it came on the day when he put an end to his 24-year-old illustrious career. Tendulkar said he received a call from his childhood coach Saturday, congratulating him for the Bharat Ratna award....
  • Two men Sachin Tendulkar will always remain indebted to 16-11-2013 11:01 AM

    A career that ruled an entire nation for 24 years would not have taken shape like it did had it not been for two persons in Sachin Tendulkar's life - his elder brother Ajit and childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar. Achrekar may never have played the game at the highest level...
  • Tendulkar walks out to guard of honour in farewell Test 14-11-2013 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: A deafening roar greeted Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday at his home ground as India's favourite son walked out to bat in his farewell Test to a guard of honour from his opponents. Tendulkar's 200th Test match, against West Indies, at the Wankhede Stadium will also be his last, as...
  • Achrekar wants to be in stadium for Tendulkar's swan song game 11-10-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: He can barely talk and walk due to health issues but Ramakant Achrekar wants to be in the spectators gallery when his celebrated ward, Sachin Tendulkar, would take guard for one last time, next month. Tendulkar has announced that he will bid adieu to the game after playing...
  • Sachin will live happily as long as he plays: Ramakant Achrekar 23-04-2013 03:41 PM

    Kolkata: With rich tributes pouring in from all quarters for Sachin Tendulkar on his 40th birthday, his childhood coach, Ramakant Achrekar, too conveyed his wishes and said the Indian batsman would live happily as long as he plays. Speaking on behalf of the 80-year-old Dronacharya Award winning coach, who is...