The world celebrated Sachin Tendulkar’s fiftieth birthday on Tuesday. To the Indians, Sachin Tendulkar is the person for “all seasons”. It has been 10 years since he bid farewell to worldwide cricket, leaving the nation filled with moist eyes. For over twenty years, Sachin carried the hopes of a complete nation. His batting exploits are a part of Indian cricket folklore. Therefore, when he turned 50 two days in the past, former cricketers and folks from all walks of life wished him on the particular occassion. Tendulkar thanked them in a particular approach in a tweet on Wednesday.
“Along with the trophies you win on the field, the friendships off the field are what make life special. To receive all your love and affection in such abundance has been very heartwarming for me. I’m short of words to explain the warmth I’ve received with all the beautiful photos, videos and messages that all of you have sent me. Thank you to everyone for the wishes. I’m not 50 – I’m a 25-year-old with 25 years of experience,” Sachin wrote in a Tweet.
Together with the trophies you win on the sector, the friendships off the sector are what make life particular. To obtain all of your love and affection in such abundance has been very heartwarming for me. I am wanting phrases to elucidate the heat I’ve acquired with all the attractive…
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 27, 2023
One among India’s biggest white ball gamers and hero of two World Cup triumphs, Yuvraj Singh has been certainly one of Tendulkar’s closest pals within the Indian dressing room and for him the maestro is a life coach.
“When I played international cricket, we had coaches but if I faced any technical issues with my batting, he was my ‘go-to’ person. He provided solutions but he wasn’t just my cricketing idol,” Yuvraj stated not too long ago.
“Beyond 22 yards also, he is like a guardian angel for me. Whenever I have faced any personal crisis or dilemmas in life, Paaji would be one of the first persons that I would dial. And he would always have the best life lessons and advice for me,” he stated.
He remembered how involved Tendulkar was when he was having sleepless nights and recurrently coughing and vomiting through the 2011 World Cup, which he singlehandedly gained for India with greater than 350 runs and 15 wickets.
With PTI inputs
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