Sachin Tendulkar Retires

  • 'Bat of Honour' from Network 18 for batting legend Sachin Tendulkar March 2, 2014

    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 January 17, 2014

    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 for...
  • Lifesize Sachin Tendulkar cake grabs eyeballs December 17, 2013

    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 lifesize cake of the cricketing demigod that is grabbing eyeballs at the annual cake show in Bangalore. Though, obviously, the cake lacks the finesse...
  • It still hasn't hit me yet: Tendulkar on retirement December 17, 2013

    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 cricket...
  • Make school ties 15playersaside affair to increase talent pool: Tendulkar December 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday suggested that Mumbai Cricket Association can improve its talent pool by making its intercollege and interschool competition a 15player affair. "How can the Mumbai Cricket step ahead of the opposition. For that, casually, me and my brother were chatting one day at home, I...
  • Sachin Tendulkar deserves every bit of 'Bharat Ratna': Ganguly December 3, 2013

    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. This...
  • Stop praising Sachin Tendulkar: Taliban warns Pakistan media November 28, 2013

    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 Pakistani...
  • Coins by Achrekar are priceless for Sachin Tendulkar November 27, 2013

    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 the...
  • Where was Vinod Kambli when his buddy Sachin Tendulkar retired? November 22, 2013

    One man, who used to be Sachin Tendulkar's schooltime buddy and later on an India teammate, was missing in the emotionfilled 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 TendulkarKambli friendship has many...
  • I am proud I played with Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar: Anil Kumble November 20, 2013

    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 Tendulkar's contribution...
  • Sachin is god of cricket and my inspiration: Prithvi Shaw November 20, 2013

    The young batting sensation, who smashed a record 546 off just 330 balls representing his school Rizvi Springfield during a Harris Shield match, wants to take one step at a time. ...
  • 'Role model' Sachin's humility makes him special: Gambhir November 20, 2013

    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 awe...
  • Prabhakar says WI side in Sachin farewell series competitive November 19, 2013

    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 they...
  • Sachin deserved a tougher farewell series: Bishan Bedi November 19, 2013

    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 they...
  • I will continue to worship Tendulkar: Sudhir Chaudhary November 19, 2013

    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 32yearold has...
  • Tendulkar has left a legacy for everyone to follow: Blake November 19, 2013

    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 everlasting 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 November 19, 2013

    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 justretired cricketer. "The mental side of his game was very important. Obviously, when I played against...
  • Sachin Tendulkar chapter to be part of school curriculum November 19, 2013

    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 November 18, 2013

    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 Indianorigin MP Keith Vaz, said that Tendulkar served as an inspiration for millions around the world and recognised his "selfless...
  • Hanif Mohammad pays tribute to Sachin Tendulkar November 18, 2013

    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 into the...
  • Tendulkar's retirement removes a constant from cricket: world media November 19, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar bid farewell to a 24year career with stirring farewell speech that left most tearyeyed, 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, especially...
  • Sachin Tendulkar big bash tonight in Mumbai: report November 18, 2013

    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 sendoff by beating West Indies in the little master's 200th...
  • Sachin Tendulkar on final moments of his last Test and his life ahead November 18, 2013

    In an interview to CNNIBN 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 up in...
  • Achrekar sir told me well done: Sachin Tendulkar November 17, 2013

    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 24yearold illustrious career. Tendulkar said he received a call from his childhood coach Saturday, congratulating him for the Bharat Ratna award. "Sir...
  • Tendulkar may be god but he worshipped cricket: Strauss November 17, 2013

    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," the...
  • Tendulkar ends Test career in 18th position in ICC rankings November 17, 2013

    Dubai: Legendary Sachin Tendulkar has ended his recordbreaking 200Test 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 in...
  • No regrets, want to say a big thank you to cricket: Sachin Tendulkar November 18, 2013

    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 the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is Maradona of cricket: Ganguly November 17, 2013

    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 both...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is the 'greatest' of my era: Muttiah Muralitharan November 17, 2013

    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 Tendulkar...