Sachin tendulkar the little grandmaster of cricket

Sachin: Winning World Cup was best moment of my life

India batting legend Rahul Dravid, who averaged just It enabled India to post a score in excess of runs for the first time in an ODI. However, he was out when India needed 17 more runs to win, triggering a batting collapse, and India lost the match by 12 runs.

Though only 5ft 5in tall, he was still able to control without difficulty short deliveries from the English pacemen. His side lost all three Tests, but the Little Master still top-scored for his country with runs at an average of Tendulkar made his Test debut against Pakistan in Karachi in November aged 16 years and days.

If you can have evenly-balanced power you can control the bat and ball much better. He played all sorts of shots, he cut them, pulled them, hit over the top and this was against a formidable attack.

It was a return to form for the Little Master, who had scored two ducks in three of the previous Tests. Aroundpeople came to support India during the initial four days of the tournament, breaking a year-old record for aggregate Test attendance record. He introduced him to Ramakant Achrekara famous cricket coach and a club cricketer of repute, at Shivaji ParkDadar.

Sachin Tendulkar: Six of the Little Master's greatest innings

Kapil Dev, who led India to the World Cup in and played Tests for his country, batted alongside Tendulkar during that innings.

He was involved in an unbroken run partnership in a Lord Harris Shield inter-school game against St. He had become a common conversation point in local cricketing circles, where there were suggestions already that he would become one of the greats.

He had amazing control and he had a gift which meant he could read deliveries quicker than others. He followed this by scoring a century in his first Deodhar and Duleep Trophieswhich are also Indian domestic tournaments. Tendulkar and Navjot Singh Sidhu both made centuries to set a then record partnership for the second wicket.

In the first meeting, the young Sachin did not play his best. These twin knocks were also known as the Desert Storm innings. On his debut tour, the year-old Tendulkar showed his promise with two half-centuries at Faisalabad and Sialkot - the second of which was particularly impressive.

As a young boy, Tendulkar was considered a bully, and often picked up fights with new children in his school. He played an absolute blinder that day. His technique stood out, his body was behind the ball and from then on myself and Waqar realised he was something special.

Pakistan paceman Akram, who took more than wickets in his Test career, remembers the first time he faced the teenage talent. The only realistic chance of a result was if India were bowled out - a scenario which seemed possible when they slumped to against an England attack containing Devon Malcolm, Angus Fraser, Chris Lewis and Eddie Hemmings.

Tendulkar has three elder siblings: While he displayed a full repertoire of strokes in compiling his maiden Test hundred, most remarkable were his off-side shots from the back foot. Tendulkar further enhanced his reputation as a future great during the —92 tour of Australia held before the Cricket World Cupthat included an unbeaten in the third Test at Sydneymaking him the youngest batsman to score a century in Australia.

If he became exhausted, Achrekar would put a one- rupee coin on the top of the stumpsand the bowler who dismissed Tendulkar would get the coin. He scored runs at an average of India batting legend Rahul Dravid, who also played in that match, rates the knock as the best he has seen Tendulkar play.

However, Tendulkar settled any nerves when he stroked an imperious not out from balls to secure a draw. Tendulkar now considers the 13 coins he won then as some of his most prized possessions. After getting out, Tendulkar found Azharuddin in two minds about whether he should bat.

The destructive pair reduced one bowler to tears and made the rest of the opposition unwilling to continue the game. That showed to me that he is a genius who has power in both hands. His sparkling knock helped the tourists rack up an incredible declared, but they could not force victory and the match was drawn.

Tendulkar scored not out in this innings and scored over a thousand runs in the tournament. However, he was not selected for the final eleven in any of the matches, though he was often used as a substitute fielder.Cricket world calls him Little Master or Master Blaster and often referred to as the God of Cricket by Indian cricket followers.

Sachin Tendulkar

Despite his Dhruvtara, a book on cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar, was launched as an audio book on Monday, 15 October to mark White Cane ultimedescente.comg: Right-arm medium, leg break, off break.

Widely regarded as Sachin Tendulkar's finest innings, the Little Master underlined his incredible ability with a gutsy century at Perth. On one of the quickest wickets in world cricket, Tendulkar. The Little Master is the star on the latest Sky Cricket Podcast as Sachin Tendulkar tells Nasser Hussain about his glittering cricket career.

India great Tendulkar, who amassed a record 15, Test runs and 18, in one-day internationals, explains to Nas how he became a true superstar. The Little Master Sachin Tendulkar. Topics: Sachin Tendulkar, Sachin Tendulkar retires from one-day cricket with India Comments () Record-breaking India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has retired from one-day international cricket.

In a statement, the year-old said: "I feel blessed to have fulfilled the dream of being part of a World Cup. But lifting a trophy that meant so much to not only himself, but his whole nation: the Cricket World Cup in After 28 years of hurt for his country – and 19 years for Tendulkar personally – the Little Master led India to their first World Cup title since inat his sixth and final attempt.

Sachin Tendulkar: The Little Master Sachin Tendulkar, born April 24,is regarded as cricket's most complete batsman.

Mark Wilson pens down a poetry on the man, who is often hailed as the 'God of cricket'.

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