Sachin Tendulkar

  • Sharapova's comment was not disrespectful, she doesn't watch cricket: Sachin 17 hours 7 minutes ago

    Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that tennis star Maria Sharapova's is not to be blamed for not knowing him. Tendulkar was quoted by television channels as saying that her "Comment was not disrespectful, maybe she doesn't follow Cricket." Recently, when the French Open champion was asked if she knew Sachin...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Sachin Tendulkar to play special part in Opening Ceremony 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is set to play a 'special' part in Wednesday's opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games, which will herald the beginning of what promises to be a star-studded event. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket after a glorious career spanning 24 years, will make his...
  • Photos: Jeffrey Archer trolls 'unknown cricketer' Sachin Tendulkar for photo-bombing his picture with Mrs. Tendulkar! 5 days ago

    Best-selling author Jeffrey Archer is not just a brilliant storyteller but also masters the art of trolling! The author was attending the launch of Ian Botham's charity foundation when he met cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and his wife. The author posted two photos on his Twitter account where he trolled Sachin...
  • Gavaskar was as good as Tendulkar, Bradman: Nadkarni July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The modern generation of cricket followers might feel Sachin Tendulkar is the last word in batting, but for people of the previous generation or even older, Sunil Gavaskar was as good a batsman, according to former Test all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni. "While it is Tendulkar now, then it was Gavaskar. In...
  • Watch: Sachin Tendulkar gets a rousing reception while coming out to bat at Lord's July 9, 2014

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar got a touching reception while walking out to bat for probably the last time at Lord's as captain of the MCC XI. It was the Lord's bicentenary celebration match between the MCC and Rest of the World XI, and Tendulkar hardly looked rusty before being dismissed by...
  • Finch's blistering knock takes Tendulkar-led MCC XI to victory July 6, 2014

    Australia's Aaron Finch made a dashing 181 not out as MCC beat the Rest of the World by seven wickets in a one-day match celebrating the bicentenary of Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. Set 294 to win, MCC finished on 296 for three with 25 balls to spare. Australia one-day specialist Finch...
  • Live Score: Warne's RoW opt to bat against Sachin's MCC July 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI are playing the Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a 50-over one-day game to celebrate the bi-centenary of the Home of Cricket - Lord's. Exactly six months and 18 days...
  • Shane Warne lauds 'match-winner' Kevin Pietersen July 4, 2014

    Shane Warne believes Kevin Pietersen will seize the chance to shine when they line up in a star-studded Rest of the World side in the Lord's bicentenary match on Saturday. Warne, widely regarded as cricket's greatest leg-spinner, will captain former Hampshire colleague Pietersen against an equally star-studded MCC team led by...
  • Kallis will be second only to Tendulkar in numbers: Rahul Dravid July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid rich tributes to legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, terming him "second only to Sachin Tendulkar" as the Proteas great pushes for a fifth World Cup appearance in Australia and New Zealand, next year. "I think he's (Kallis) going to end up with...
  • 'Who is Maria Sharapova?' Angry Twitter users create funny memes bashing Sharapova for not knowing who Sachin Tendulkar is! July 3, 2014

    How can someone not know Sachin Tendulkar? Sachin Tendulkar is God! Tendulkar, who is a regular at Wimbledon every year, and has huge fans in tennis player Roger Federer and F1 racer Michael Schumacher, is someone Maria Sharapova doesn't know. Cricket isn't a game that has huge followers in Russia...
  • I don't know who is Sachin Tendulkar: Maria Sharapova July 2, 2014

    The cricket world may have shed tears on his last day on the field, but tennis queen and grand slam champions Maria Sharapova has no clue who is Sachin Tendulkar, tennisworldusa.org has reported. Tendulkar, who is a regular visitor at Wimbledon, was in the Royal Box on Saturday, in company with...
  • Sachin Tendulkar enjoys Nadal match at Wimbledon June 29, 2014

    London: Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday took some time off to enjoy an afternoon at the Wimbledon watching Rafael Nadal in action. Tendulkar was seated in the Royal Box of the Centre Court where he watched the match between Rafael Nadal and Mikhail Kukushkin. Looking dapper in an ink blue suit...
  • UK firm honours Sachin Tendulkar with rare coin June 23, 2014

    London: Britain's premium luxury goods brand East India Company has issued an exclusive legal tender gold coin worth 12,000 pound sterling in honour of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. The rare coin has been issued in honour of Tendulkar's remarkable career spanning 24 years. "Only 210 gold coins, each weighing precisely 200g,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to promote 2015 World Cup: Tournament CEO June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar will play "some sort of a role" in promoting the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year, tournament CEO John Harnden has said. "He [Tendulkar] has been a fantastic supporter of the World Cup. It is too early to say anything...
  • Parrikar slams Tendulkar to justify MLAs' Brazil junket June 13, 2014

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has slammed Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar to justify a Rs.89 lakh junket for six legislators, including three ministers, to witness the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Parrikar on Thursday backed his decision to send only ruling party politicians to the World Cup on the...
  • ICC investigations into corruption critical: Sachin Tendulkar June 4, 2014

    Singapore: Retired but still very much in touch with the game he considers his life, iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said the ongoing investigations into corruption in cricket are critical and fans deserve fair competition. Tendulkar, who bid adieu to the game last year after playing 200 Test matches,...
  • Tendulkar savours Lara partnership in Lord's bicentenary June 3, 2014

    Retired Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Tuesday he is savouring the opportunity to pair up with West Indies great Brian Lara at Lord's for an exhibition match marking its 200th anniversary. Marylebone Cricket Club in May confirmed that Lara will join an MCC XI captained by Tendulkar and also...
  • Sachin advised me to spend more time at the crease, says Sehwag May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag, who tormented the Chennai Super Kings' bowlers and set up the win for Kings XI Punjab with a 58-ball 122 said Sachin Tendukar advised him to spend more time at the crease. "I was hitting the ball well throughout. I had a chat...
  • e Lounge: SRK, most 'obsessed-over' in Time magazine list May 29, 2014

    Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan and Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar are among the 100 most "obsessed-over people" on the web, according to a list compiled by Time magazine. Last week, Shah Rukh Khan was the second richest celebrity in a list of the top ten wealthiest Hollywood and Bollywood...
  • Brian Lara to play alongside Sachin Tendulkar in Lord's Bicentenary May 28, 2014

    Manchester: West Indies legend Brian Lara on Wednesday joined fellow all-time batting great Sachin Tendulkar of India and became the latest entry in the star-studded list of players who will participate in the MCC v Rest of the World Lord's Bicentenary match on July 5. Lara will play alongside India's Sachin...
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Shah Rukh Khan among the 100 most 'obsessed-over people' on the internet: Time magazine May 28, 2014

    New York: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan are among the 100 most "obsessed-over people" on the web, according to a list compiled by Time magazine. The list is topped by former US President George Bush who has a score of 65.6 points. His successor President...
  • Sachin Tendulkar features in Maharashtra's school textbooks May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has added a chapter on Sachin Tendulkar in the school syllabus so that children are inspired by the iconic cricketer. Class IV students in Maharashtra would now get to learn about the living 'God of cricket' as part their curriculum from this academic year, since a...
  • Maharashtra school students to learn about Sachin Tendulkar May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has added a chapter on Sachin Tendulkar in the school syllabus so that children are inspired by the iconic cricketer. Class IV students in Maharashtra would now get to learn about the living 'god' of cricket as part their curriculum from this academic year, since a...
  • Kochi's ISL franchise named as Kerala Blaster Football club May 27, 2014

    The Kochi team, co-owned by Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament has been named as "Kerala Blaster Football club". Tendulkar will also be the goodwill ambassador of the National Games that will take place in Kerala early next year. On the occasion, Tendulkar...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Lata Mangeshkar likely to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Film industry stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, Rekha and Sachin Tendulkar are likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi, BJP sources said. Invites were also sent out to actors Rajinikanth and Salman Khan for the esteemed event. Lata Mangeshkar had in January...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inspires India's World Cup-bound hockey team May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to the World Cup-bound Indian hockey team and gave the players a pep talk ahead of the side's departure for the quadrennial event to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Tendulkar arrived at...
  • Top 5 most retweeted tweets from India May 17, 2014

    Narendra Modi's 2014 Lok Sabha election victory acknowledgement tweet broke many Twitter India records. It is the most RTd ever tweet in India. It also reached 10K, 20K, 30K, 40K RTs the fastest. The tweet currently at the time of posting this has over 67K retweets and was favourited 42K...