Sachin Tendulkar dedicates Bharat Ratna to mother

PTI| Updated: Nov 16, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

Mumbai: After becoming the first sportsperson to be conferred with the Bharat Ratna, Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday dedicated the country`s highest civilian honour to his mother Rajni.

In a fitting finale to what has been a glorious career, batting maestro Tendulkar was today chosen for the prestigious Bharat Ratna.

And according to news channel, Tendulkar dedicated the honour to his mother.

The 40-year-old icon, who called time on his glittering international career today, was chosen for the top award soon after his farewell Test against the West Indies ended here today.

Tendulkar`s mother was also in attendance as he brought the curtain down on his glorious international career spanning over two decades.