Commitment to his game of cricket had once compelled Sachin Tendulkar to call a private taxi in order to reach a match venue on time. "I have had a little bad experience while driving. I was going to Nagpur after my injury to play a one-day match and my flight was around 6 or 6:30 in the morning and my car's tyre got punctured at 5:30 am and I had to reach airport to catch flight. So I had to take a taxi to reach the airport. I was tensed that I won't probably get a taxi," Tendulkar told reporters at the launch of a rooftop Go-Karting circuit at Smaaash.
He delivered his farewell speech with such emotional conviction that many were left wiping tears but retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar today said his only preparation for the stirring address was to remember the "important" names he wanted to mention.
The Madras High Court today ordered issue of notice to Deputy Chairman and Secretary General of Rajya Sabha Secretariat on a petition challenging Sachin Tendulkar`s nomination as a member of the Upper House.
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has termed Sachin Tendulkar`s retirement from international cricket as the "biggest" the game has ever seen, while another former great VVS Laxman feels that CAB`s farewell arrangements won`t cause "distraction" to him.
After being dismissed for just 5 runs in the first innings, Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar made his last appearance for Mumbai memorable when he played a match-winning knock of 79 runs against Haryana.
He has not quite mastered the skill of construction but a 32-year-old mason from a hamlet in Sikhar district of Rajasthan seems to be a `PHD` in the country`s most loved subject -- Sachin Tendulkar -- having memorised each and every Test innings and ODI centuries of the retiring icon.
Days after he announced his intention to end his professional career after playing the historic 200th Test against West Indies, Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was shortlisted by Congress as a `star campaigner` for Jyotiradiya Scindia Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, according to reports.
Former England cricket player Ed Smith has claimed that Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar`s rise has coincided with the emergence of India as a world power and an economic giant and that is why the Little Master has been a symbol of the rise of India.