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SACHIN TENDULKAR – A GLOBAL ICON

November 19th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   2 Comments »

TWENTY YEARS OF SERVICE TO INDIA

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Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

With 45 centuries, 17,178 runs, 58 Man of the match awards, 14 Man of the Series awards, in his  436 ODIs, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a global icon. In tests he has scored 42 centuries and 12,273 runs. The world records he holds in ODIs as well as Test Cricket, it seems now, are unsurpassable by anyone else. He is a God of Indian Cricket and his millions of fans  in India and across the globe, feel hurt when somebody says that he is a Marathi first and Indian later. Sachin had very rightly said that he is proud to be an Indian and this statement had no political overtures.

Why did someone leave the political pitch and come down  to the cricket pitch and bowl a bouncer to the best batsman in the world? Sachin, very aptly, hit the bouncer for a six over  square-leg boundry. (more…)