Sachin Tendulkar visits Matoshree to pay condolence

Updated: Nov 20, 2012, 11:07 AM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar, accompanied by his wife Anjali, visited Matoshree on Monday night, to pay condolences to Balasaheb Thackeray’s family.

The cricketer was playing in the Ahmedabad Test match against England when Thackeray passed away on Saturday. Tendulkar had expressed deep sadness at the demise of Balasaheb Thackeray.

"Really sad to hear about Balasaheb`s demise. His contribution to Maharashtra was immense. It`s a terrible loss and he will always be remembered and missed. Unfortunately I am in Ahmedabad as I would have liked to pay my last respects personally. My condolences to his family. May God rest his soul in peace," Tendulkar had said.