Very few people in the world are aware of the fact that legendary batsman – Sachin Tendulkar, who etched his name against almost every possible batting record while using his right hand is actually a lefty. The Indian maestro ruled the gentlemen’s game with his extraordinary skill-set for more than two decades. August 13, which is internationally celebrated as the Left-Handers Day, Sachin also shared a cheeky post to wish the left-handers around the world.
On the occasion of left-handers day, Tendulkar took to Twitter to wish the people with a special post. “I may be left-handed … but I’m always right Happy #LeftHandersDay !,” the Master Blaster wrote on Twitter.
The ‘left-handers’ day was started by the Left-Handers Club back in 1992 to raise awareness about the issues faced by left-handers every day. While there is its share of disadvantages, being left-handed also comes with some neat benefits like a sharper mind and quicker reflexes.
Sachin’s former teammate and close friend Vinod Kambli also posted a tweet wishing his fellow left-handers:
The 45-year old Tendulkar retired from all forms of international cricket in 2013. He played his last Test against West Indies at his home ground – Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Sachin still holds the record of scoring the most number of runs in the Test and ODI format. The former Indian skipper retired from the game after scoring 15921 runs in Tests while he tallied 18426 runs in the one-day internationals.