Sachin Tendulkar Retirement

  • 'Bat of Honour' from Network 18 for batting legend Sachin Tendulkar 02-03-2014 08:39 AM

    The Network 18 group on Sunday paid rich tribute to retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, unveiling a monument in the form of a large steel bat in Mumbai. The monument has been installed on the Carter Road Promenade - close to Tendulkar's residence. It is the largest steel bat in...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to receive Bharat Ratna on February 4 17-01-2014 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will receive the Bharat Ratna on February 4. According to a report, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer India's highest civilian award to Tendulkar at a ceremony to be held next month. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket on November 16, 2013, was chosen...
  • Life-size Sachin Tendulkar cake grabs eyeballs 17-12-2013 04:47 PM

    As cheesy as the clich might sound, how about feasting your eyes on Sachin and eating him too? Before your imagination takes over, we're talking about a life-size cake of the cricketing demi-god that is grabbing eyeballs at the annual cake show in Bangalore. Though, obviously, the cake lacks the...
  • It still hasn't hit me yet: Tendulkar on retirement 16-12-2013 07:48 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar might have retired from all forms of cricket last month but the Indian batting legend says the feeling is yet to sink in that he would not be playing the sport anymore. "It still has not hit me yet that I am not going to play...
  • Make school ties 15-players-a-side affair to increase talent pool: Tendulkar 03-12-2013 11:17 PM

    Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday suggested that Mumbai Cricket Association can improve its talent pool by making its inter-college and inter-school competition a 15-player affair. "How can the Mumbai Cricket step ahead of the opposition. For that, casually, me and my brother were chatting one day at home,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar deserves every bit of 'Bharat Ratna': Ganguly 02-12-2013 11:47 PM

    Chennai: Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said Sachin Tendulkar is India's 'Bharat Ratna' and deserves "every bit" of the country's highest civilian award. "Sachin is India's Bharat Ratna. I was happy to be there [at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai] when he played his last Test match....
  • Stop praising Sachin Tendulkar: Taliban warns Pakistan media 28-11-2013 09:39 AM

    Commander of the Pakistani Taliban has warned Pakistan media to stop praising Sachin Tendulkar because he is an Indian. Pakistan media has praised the Indian legend after he retired from the game on November 16 and was conferred with the Bharat Ratna. But they have now been warned by the...
  • 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...
  • Where was Vinod Kambli when his buddy Sachin Tendulkar retired? 22-11-2013 08:22 AM

    One man, who used to be Sachin Tendulkar's school-time buddy and later on an India team-mate, was missing in the emotion-filled atmosphere at the Wankhede Stadium on November 16. Vinod Kambli was nowhere to be seen the day his friend Sachin ended his iconic cricket career. The Tendulkar-Kambli friendship has...
  • I am proud I played with Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar: Anil Kumble 20-11-2013 09:33 PM

    Bangalore: Former India captain Anil Kumble on Thursday said that he was proud of having played with Sachin Tendulkar who was recently conferred with the Bharat Ratna. "I am extremely proud that I played with the Bharat Ratna (Tendulkar). Certainly he deserves a truly rich award," Kumble said. Kumble said...
  • 'Role model' Sachin's humility makes him special: Gambhir 20-11-2013 08:06 PM

    New Delhi: He has had many special memories of Sachin Tendulkar and understandably for Gautam Gambhir the batting legend will always remain a "true role model" whose humility makes him a special person. Gambhir, who shared the hallowed Indian dressing room with Tendulkar for a very long time, is in...
  • Prabhakar says WI side in Sachin farewell series competitive 19-11-2013 07:42 PM

    New Delhi: Some experts might have felt that India faced a spineless opposition in the form of the West Indies in Sachin Tendulkar's farewell Test series but former seamer Manoj Prabhakar Tuesday said that the Caribbeans were a competitive side. "West Indies were terrorising other teams during their prime. Though...
  • Sachin deserved a tougher farewell series: Bishan Bedi 19-11-2013 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi says he would have loved to see Sachin Tendulkar playing his farewell Test against a better opposition than the West Indies. West Indies legend Clive Lloyd was too harsh when he said the Caribbean unit looked drunk in the two Tests which...
  • I will continue to worship Tendulkar: Sudhir Chaudhary 19-11-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: He has stowed away on trains and paddled his way to cricket venues but for a passionate Sudhir Chaudhary, one of the greatest fans of Sachin Tendulkar, the retirement of his "god" and legendary batsman will not stop him from cheering the Indian team in future. The 32-year-old...
  • Tendulkar has left a legacy for everyone to follow: Blake 19-11-2013 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Sprint superstar Yohan Blake says his "childhood hero" Sachin Tendulkar's humility has touched many people around the world and the batting legend has left an ever-lasting legacy for everyone to follow. The Jamaican sprinter said it was an "honour" for him to speak about Tendulkar, whose popularity transcends...
  • I grew up idolising Sachin Tendulkar: Ian Bell 19-11-2013 03:14 PM

    Brisbane: Describing Sachin Tendulkar as his childhood "hero", England batsman Ian Bell has said that he grew up idolising the legendary batsman and it was a privilege to have shared the same field with the just-retired cricketer. "The mental side of his game was very important. Obviously, when I played...
  • Sachin Tendulkar chapter to be part of school curriculum 19-11-2013 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai: School students in Maharashtra will get to learn about Sachin Tendulkar, as part of their curriculum activities, from as early as next academic year. "The government is considering adding Tendulkar in school syllabus so that children are inspired by his life and achievements," school education minister Rajendra Darda...
  • House of Commons congratulates Sachin Tendulkar 18-11-2013 11:22 PM

    London: A Motion was laid in the House of Commons in the United Kingdom on Monday congratulating batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on his "magnificent" career. The Early Day Motion, moved by Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz, said that Tendulkar served as an inspiration for millions around the world and recognised his...
  • Hanif Mohammad pays tribute to Sachin Tendulkar 18-11-2013 03:09 PM

    Special column written for PTI by the former Pakistan captain Hanif Mohammad on the retirement of Sachin Tendulkar. It is not me but Sachin Tendulkar who deserves the title of little master. And a little genius too ! It was indeed an emotional moment for me to see Tendulkar walk...
  • Tendulkar's retirement removes a constant from cricket: world media 18-11-2013 02:34 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar bid farewell to a 24-year career with stirring farewell speech that left most teary-eyed, followed by a series of tributes to the master who had almost become a habit for Indian cricket fans. The rest of the world wasn't untouched from Sachin's genius and equally loved his batting,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar big bash tonight in Mumbai: report 18-11-2013 01:26 PM

    Two days after his retirement, Sachin Tendulkar has planned a big bash to celebrate his retirement from international cricket, reports Mumbai Mirror. Sachin bid adieu to cricket in a tearful farewell ceremony on Saturday after Team India gave him a winning send-off by beating West Indies in the little master's...
  • Sachin Tendulkar on final moments of his last Test and his life ahead 17-11-2013 08:54 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN Sachin Tendulkar says he has no regrets about his decision to retire and picks the World Cup win in 2011 as his biggest moment in cricket. Sanjeeb: When you woke up this morning, what was your first thought? Did you miss playing? Sachin: I woke...
  • 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....
  • Tendulkar may be god but he worshipped cricket: Strauss 17-11-2013 05:17 PM

    London: Sachin Tendulkar might be considered God but the legendary batsman has always worshipped the game of cricket, said former England captain Andrew Strauss in his tribute to the former Indian cricketer on Sunday. "Cricket made him into a god but, ironically, the game of cricket was what he worshipped,"...
  • Tendulkar ends Test career in 18th position in ICC rankings 17-11-2013 04:46 PM

    Dubai: Legendary Sachin Tendulkar has ended his record-breaking 200-Test career by finishing 18th in the ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen as he jumped five places in the latest chart, released Sunday. Tendulkar had entered the series in 24th position, which was his lowest since 1992. He scored 74 runs...
  • No regrets, want to say a big thank you to cricket: Sachin Tendulkar 17-11-2013 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: Terming his decision to retire from international cricket correct, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said he feels this is the right time to leave as his body gave him the message that he won't be able to take the load of professional cricket anymore. "I feel this is...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is Maradona of cricket: Ganguly 17-11-2013 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: He was among the millions left speechless by Sachin Tendulkar's farewell speech and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly said the retired legend can only be compared to football great Diego Maradona when it comes international sporting icons. "Diego Maradona, he was my favourite and so is Sachin. And...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is the 'greatest' of my era: Muttiah Muralitharan 17-11-2013 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: "His wicket was always the most important for us," said legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan as he paid tribute to Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar terming him the "greatest cricketer" of his generation who played the game like a "true gentleman" for 24 years. Muralitharan, with whom...
  • What next for Sachin Tendulkar the ex-cricketer? 17-11-2013 01:08 PM

    What should someone do after calling it quits from doing something that has been a part of his life since the age of eleven? The answer to this question becomes even more difficult if the person is Sachin Tendulkar - an entertainer and an artist who has enthralled over a...
  • British media lauds Sachin Tendulkar's 'perfect farewell' 17-11-2013 12:29 PM

    London: "There has never been a farewell to sport quite like this " -- this was the unanimous view of the British media as it gave a collective round of applause to Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who called time on his inspiring international career at the end of his...