SACHIN TENDULKAR

  • Team India should be proud of their World Cup campaign 3 hours 54 minutes ago

    Sydney: Back in 2003, India's World Cup campaign consisted of eight straight wins bookended by crushing defeats to Australia, one of them in the final at The Wanderers. Almost exactly 12 years on, India's hitherto blemish-free tournament came to a juddering halt against the men in gold and green. This...
  • I miss the feel of being out in the middle: Sachin Tendulkar Yesterday

    Sachin Tendulkar's cricket career may be over, but the globetrotting days most certainly are not. At various times in the past month, he has been in Australia promoting the World Cup, in Abu Dhabi opening a pharmacy, and in New Delhi as part of the India Today Conclave. Like 'that...
  • World Cup 2015: Sachin Tendulkar congratulates New Zealand 2 days ago

    Auckland: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar congratulated New Zealand for making it to the World Cup final after the Black Caps beat South Africa by four wickets (Duckworth/Lewis) in the semi-final at the Eden Park here on Tuesday. "Big Congratulations to New Zealand for making the ICC World Cup finals and playing...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's farewell Test jersey fetches Rs 6 lakh 5 days ago

    Jodhpur: A special jersey which batting great Sachin Tendulkar donned for his farewell 200th Test has fetched a whopping Rs 6 lakhs during a gala auction hosted by Christie's at the imposing Umaid Bhawan Palace here. Shiv Raj Singh, son of the host of the second edition of the Jodhpur One...
  • World Cup 2015: The monumental rise in prize money 5 days ago

    If cricket was a classic rock song, the World Cup would be its guitar solo - that bit which everyone looks forward to and remembers long after it's gone. Like the guitar solo sells the song, the World Cup is cricket's most salable asset. The 2015 World Cup will easily...
  • Sachin Tendulkar lauds India's win against Bangladesh in World Cup quarters 1 week ago

    Congratulatory messages poured in from all corners as former cricket stars took to social media to applaud India's resounding win against Bangladesh in the World Cup quarter-finals on Thursday. Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar expressed his happiness over the way Dhoni's side outplayed Bangladesh in all the departments. Praising Rohit Sharma's...
  • Sachin Tendulkar lauds Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene March 18, 2015

    Sydney: Indian icon Sachin Tendulkar led the cricketing world in applauding Sri Lankan veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, who bowed out of ODIs today after their team's World Cup quarterfinal loss to South Africa here. Both Jayawardene and Sangakkara had announced that the World Cup would be their final ODI...
  • Kumar Sangakkara joins World Cup 500 club March 18, 2015

    Sydney: Kumar Sangakkara became just the sixth player to score 500 runs at a World Cup when he reached five not out against South Africa in Wednesday's quarterfinal at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The 37-year-old left-hander came into this match on the back of a record run of four successive hundreds...
  • World Cup: Dear ICC, take care of the minnows March 17, 2015

    The minnows are here to stay and will do so unless the ICC wants it otherwise. The performance of the lower-ranked teams has improved significantly in the past three World Cups. The 2007 Cricket World Cup had 16 participants and there was a lot of criticism then that the organisers were...
  • World Cup: Kapil's Devils of 1983 and Dhoni's Dabanggs of 2011 March 17, 2015

    When Kapil Dev led his team out at the 1983 World Cup in England, satellite television wasn't even a figment of the imagination in India. The Berlin Wall continued to stand between the Germanys, few outside of the Germanys had heard of Boris Becker, Michael Jackson was yet to burst...
  • World Cup: Do you really know Sudhir - the Sachin superfan? March 16, 2015

    Wellington: Adelaide. Melbourne. Perth. Hamilton. Auckland. He's everywhere the Indian team plays. Yet, he has no source of income. He's a frequent visitor at Sachin Tendulkar's plush Bandra residence, often sharing a meal with India's most wanted. Yet, he can't remember when last he spoke to his father. He carries a power...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 13, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob. ...
  • News 360: India summons Pakistan Envoy over 26/11 attacks prime accused Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit after Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • Regret not getting captaincy for longer duration: Sachin Tendulkar March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: His is a career studded with milestones and records, but retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday revealed that not getting a long stint as India's cricket captain was a disappointment he found tough to overcome given the number of challenges he endured. Tendulkar's two tenures as captain of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar writes to Maharashtra CM on toll problems in Mumbai March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis about the "physical and mental toll" on the commuters due to toll tax. In his letter, sent to Fadnavis on February 20, Sachin expressed his concern about the "state of affairs concerning the operations of toll gates" around...
  • MS Dhoni's 2015 squad is India's highest Impact World Cup side ever March 12, 2015

    The 2015 Indian team to play in the World Cup is the highest impact team to ever represent India in any of its eleven editions. This is a staggering fact through Impact Index, given the illustrious names missing in this year's edition, compared to the one that played in 2011. Despite Sachin...
  • Viv Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in an online poll March 10, 2015

    West Indian batting great Viv Richards has been voted as the greatest ODI player in the history of the game ahead of India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in an online poll. With an astonishing 29 of 50 jurors picking him as the best ODI player of all time, Richards won by...
  • Kumar Sangakkara hits purple patch as he nears ODI retirement March 8, 2015

    The World Cup will be the last assignment for Kumar Sangakkara in one-day internationals and the Sri Lankan left-hander has ensured he will sign off on a high, at least on the personal front. Sangakkara, 37, scored 104 against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday for his third consecutive...
  • World Cup 2015: Sangakkara joins Tendulkar in 14,000 ODI runs club March 8, 2015

    Sydney: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara became only the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score 14,000 one-day international runs when he reached the landmark against Australia in a World Cup Pool A match in Sydney on Sunday. Left-hander Sangakkara, 37, got to the milestone with a paddled two to fine leg...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni contenders for greatest ODI cricketer March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among five leading contenders vying for the crown of the greatest ODI cricketer of all time. Australia's former swashbuckling opener Adam Gilchrist, Pakistan pace legend Wasim Akram and West Indies great Viv Richards are the other three nominees,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar asks fans to suggest docu-feature title March 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has invited his fans to suggest the title of a "docu-feature" based on his life. "Proud to announce the 'Docu-Feature', which would be based on my life. This is in association with @ravi0404 and @200NOTOUTFIILMS. Would love to involve you all.. Suggest what should be the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar asks fans to suggest movie title March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has invited his fans to suggest the title of a 'docu-feature' based on his life. "Proud to announce the 'Docu-Feature', which would be based on my life. This is in association with @ravi0404 and @200NOTOUTFIILMS. Would love to involve you all.. Suggest what should be the...
  • 10 team World Cup is a backward step: Sachin Tendulkar March 4, 2015

    Sydney: Calling the ICC's decision to reduce the number of teams in the 2019 World Cup "a backward step", cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said such a move is unfair to the Associate nations. While the ICC wants to curtail the number of teams participating from 14 to 10, Tendulkar, an ambassador...
  • ICC World Cup: Tendulkar, Lara catch up in Australia March 3, 2015

    Sydney: Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara revel in each other's company and it was no different when they met during the ongoing cricket World Cup in Australia. The two legends, who share more than 55,000 international runs, took out time to catch up here. Tendulkar today posted a photo...
  • Tendulkar played against better bowlers than Kohli, says Mohammad Yousuf March 3, 2015

    Pakistan haven't had a good run at the 2015 World Cup so far and, back home, the criticism of the team has been severe, with former cricketers like Shoaib Akhtar mincing no words. Mohammad Yousuf, holder of the record for most Test runs - 1788, in 2006 - in a...
  • Virat Kohli may get close to 50 ODI centuries: Sourav Ganguly February 26, 2015

    Kolkata: India's premier batsman Virat Kohli may get close to breaking Sachin Tendulkar's 49 ODI centuries record but the batting maestro's 100 International centuries milestone would stay safe forever, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly. "Virat Kohli I think will get close to him one-day cricket. He has reached 22 centuries,...
  • Tendulkar, Gayle choose same day for ODI double ton February 24, 2015

    Canberra: While their batting styles may not be similar, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies' devastating opener Chris Gayle chose the same day - February 24 - to score their respective One-Day International (ODI) double-centuries. If on Feb 24, 2010, Tendulkar entered the records books by hitting the first ever...
  • I am happy, but not satisfied: Sachin Tendulkar February 23, 2015

    Melbourne: Impressed with India's dominating performance in the World Cup so far but not completely satisfied with it, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said that the team can raise its game a few notches higher. India are comfortably perched atop Pool B after two straight wins against Pakistan and South Africa respectively...
  • A wide open World Cup, says Sachin Tendulkar February 23, 2015

    World Cup winner and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar has predicted that the event will be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket. Talking to the ICC on the sidelines of India versus South Africa match at the Melbourne...
  • We need more teams in World Cup to globalise cricket: Sachin Tendulkar February 22, 2015

    Melbourne: Not quite convinced about the ICC's plans to truncate the World Cup to 10 teams, retired Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar feels the governing body should instead look to enhance the skills of so-called minnows. "...when you want the game to globalise, we need to encourage more and more teams...