Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: ‘To the greatest batsmen ever’, that is how Mumbai Indians captioned the video featuring Yuvraj Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Aditya Tare, and Keiron Pollard. All the Mumbai Indians cricketers are wishing Sachin Tendulkar as the master blaster turns 46. It will not be unfair to say, Tendulkar is arguably the best batsman in the history of the game. While Tare, who is a part of Mumbai Ranji team and has played alongside Tendulkar credited Tendulkar for his growth apart from mentioning that he has been his idol. Yuvraj, Pollard, Bumrah also wish the legend in a warm fashion, is a testament to how much Tendulkar is respected.
Here is the compilation:
Tendulkar holds several world records in cricket. Apart from being the first cricketer to slam a 200 in ODI cricket, he has registered the most number of centuries in Tests and ODIs. Tendulkar, who was born on April 24, 1973, embellished his name around every possible batting record which a human mind can think of. 18,426 ODI runs, 15, 921 Test runs, 463 ODIs, 200 Test matches, 100 international centuries and at last, a World Cup – these are some mindboggling numbers and stats which define just a part of Tendulkar’s legacy. Is there anything else a player can dream or ask for in his lifetime? The answer we all know.
Here is what happened last year on Tendulkar’s birthday.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians are well-placed in the ongoing IPL season and look promising to make the cut for the playoffs. Tendulkar is currently a part of the Mumbai Indians franchise as a mentor and id often seen at venues where they play.