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BHARAT RATNA’ SACHIN

November 19th, 2013 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   1 Comment »

‘Sachin Tendulkar does not stay away from records and on Saturday, while he played the 200th Test in his illustrious career, the Prime Ministers’ Office announced that he has been awarded ‘BHARAT RATNA’. He became the first sports-person to receive this award, which is the highest civilian honour.

Dhoni handed him a cap which had “200th Test” stitched on it while the whole Indian team wore a shirt which had “Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar 200th Test” embossed on it.

Guard of honour

Guard of honour

Spectators at Wankhade Stadium gave a standing ovation when Sachin came out to bat on Friday and his team-mates gave him a guard of honour. He walked towards the pitch with his heavy bat which had a grip coloured in the Indian National Flag.

 

The Little Master scored 74 runs in this final Test match. (more…)

CENTURY OF CENTURIES

March 17th, 2012 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar  has scored his hundreth International Century at Mirpur, Bangla Desh. He has achieved this feat in the fourth match of the Asia Cup after keeping his fans all over the world, waiting, for almost a year.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

There was not much crowd of spectators at the Shere Bangla National Stadium earler, but later it swelled to capacity as news spread that history could be made today. They must have thoroughly enjoyed as they witnessed an innings of patience, Sachin made 114 off 147 balls, hitting 12 boundaries and a six.

Sachin has so far scored 51 Test Centuries and 49 ODI hundreds.

After achieving this he said that he had shed “50 kilos” and said – “Enjoy the game and chase your dreams. Dreams do come true.”  He denied that he was not under any sort of pressure to achieve the hindreth international century and it was the media who hyped it.

Twitter was abug with tweets on Sachin Tendulkar’s feat and I quote some of the tweets here –

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