Online retailers cash in on Tendulkar`s retirement frenzy
New Delhi: Online retail websites are cashing in on the euphoria around retiring batting legend Sachin Tendulkar`s farewell series as e-commerce giants have lined up a hosts of memorabilia of the cricketer to attract his faithful fans.
Collectabillia, Flipkart, Snapdeal, eBay, Tradus, Craftsvilla are some of the e-commerce sites that have lined up Tendulkar-related merchandise, which include limited edition silver coins, autographed bats, books, coffee mugs, cell phone covers, posters and copies of magazines in which Tendulkar featured in the 1990s.
Tendulkar-endorsed online portal www.Musafir.Com is offering Mumbai residents free cab rides from different locations in the city to Wankhede Stadium.
Collectabillia.Com is offering his fans a chance to own Tendulkar`s commemorative memorabilia to celebrate and relive some of the greatest moments of his illustrious career.
The exclusive Tendulkar 200th Test Commemorative Memorabillia is a niche collection that includes, `The Immortals` a signed bat by Tendulkar and Sir Don Bradman and other memorabilia autographed by the legend himself.
The sale of rare memorabilia starts at a price of Rs 50,000 and ranges to 300,000. The collection will be available for pre-booking at Collectabillia.Com.
The collection also includes a set of cricket balls signed by the bating great, an autographed bat with a hook, and to celebrate his final Test outing, three autographed prints aptly titled The `Ultimate Cricketer`,`Pride Of Nation` and `Farewell To Mumbai`.
Snapdeal is offering limited edition collectibles priced at Rs five lakh, while eBay has created a special page to display Sachin-related products. Flipkart has over 100 listings for Sachin-related products.