Best of Sachin Tendulkar

Oct 14, 2013, 12:09 IST | A Correspondent

Facts and figures, rare images, quotes, quiz and more on Indian cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar as he announces his retirement from international cricket today

Sachin Tendulkar to declare at 200
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar announced that his 200th Test match against the West Indies next month will be his last; he is glad to end his innings on home soil. Read more

Sachin Tendulkar announces retirement

Candid interview of a teenage Sachin before he entered Team India
Months before he was finally picked to play for India, Salomi Pinto, then a freelance writer for a now-defunct magazine, met the master blaster at his residence. Read more

'I had to watch out for Sachin's sleepwalking'
Kiran More pays tribute to the batting maestro and recollects his Test against Australia at Perth in 1992. Read more

Sachin's obsessed with stats, but what a player
Ian Chappell gets critical of Tendulkar's 200th Test-related retirement announcement and dwells on his great impact on the game. Read more

Wankhede gets the nod for Sachin's last Test
After weeks of speculation, BCCI awards Tendulkar's 200th Test to MCA venue. Read more

I am privileged to have played against Sachin: Shane Warne
Legendary spinner describes his one time nemesis and later friend as the greatest batsman of his generation. Read more

Twitter flooded with salutes for Tendulkar
As Sachin Tendulkar declared his retirement from international cricket, sports and Bollywood personalities take to Twitter to register their reactions. Read more

‘I wished to see him play till my last breath’
Ramakant Achrekar, under whose tutelage Sachin Tendulkar learned his batting chops, was shocked to hear that his favourite pupil had decided to retire from cricket. Read more

With a young Sachin Tendulkar at an Irani restaurant
The first ever article on Sachin was published in MiD DAY: After interviewing him for the first time in 1986, then MiD DAY journalist Sunil Warrier thought Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar would emulate the dashing Sandeep Patil. Read more

Chennai 155 was the best!
MiD DAY’s celebrated columnist raises a toast during Sachin Tendulkar’s peak years. Read more

Time for Sachin Tendulkar to look into that mirror
After a disastrous 2007 World Cup Chappelli urges Tendulkar to retire. Read more

‘My family is my support staff’
In an interview at his home in Bandra, Sachin Tendulkar tells us how he finds the strength to stay positive and tide over his injury issues. Read more

An Alter(nate) Sachin account
While Tendulkar celebrated his 20 years of international cricket with a flurry of media interviews, we look back at a time which was very, very different. Read more

A hundred emotions at SCG
Sachin Tendulkar's reaction upon reaching three figures at the Sydney Cricket Ground told the tale of his innings. Read more

Sachin Tendulkar's highs through MiD DAY's eyes
Here are some of Tendulkar's milestones over the years as covered by our team of writers... Read more

When Sachin’s Birmingham blast went in vain
The year was 1996. England were his opponents on an up-and-down pitch. But Sachin ruled with 122. Read more

Analysing Sachin Tendulkar’s favourite strokes
There’s no cricketing shot that batting maestro cannot execute to near perfection. MiD DAY takes a look at some of those super strokes that had the world hooked on for over two decades. View photos

MiD DAY Cover Special: How we ‘covered’ Sachin Tendulkar. View photos

Sachin Tendulkar: Moments with the Master Blaster
A selection of pictures that capture Sachin Tendulkar’s moods and memories over the years. View photos

Sachin Tendulkar: Facts and figures
Here is the master blaster's career highlights in numbers. Read more

My greatest moments by Sachin Tendulkar
The Little Master outlines his best moments from a multiple record-breaking career that spanned 24 years. Read more

Unseen pictures of the Master Blaster
As Sachin Tendulkar announces his retirement today. We bring you some never-seen-before images from a few pages in the little master's life. View photos

Not thinking of being 40: Sachin Tendulkar
The batting maestro's interview with MID DAY as he turned 40 years. Read more

Sachin Tendulkar's greatest moments
Looking at ten glittering triumphs of an the extraordinary career of the legend of cricket. Read more

Sachin Tendulkar's first interview was published in MiD DAY!
As the great icon of Indian cricket plans his retirement after his 200th Test , we travel back in time to relive his first-ever interview. Read more

Sachin Tendulkar beyond cricket
Here's a look at some images of the batting legend when he is not on the cricket field... View photos

Sachin brought books to study on ’90 tour: Kapil
India's former captain Kapil Dev talks about Sachin Tendulkar - the batting maestro. Read more

Sachin's famous quotes at 30
As Sachin decides to retire, here are ten quotes from him when he was 10 years younger, �in 2003. Read more

'Maradona+Pele = Sachin Tendulkar'
Ten tributes for Sachin Tendulkar from men who recognise true greatness. Read more

Unknown facts about Sachin Tendulkar
We decide to dig a little deeper to unravel some secrets about Sachin Tendulkar. As Sachin Tendulkar retires from cricket, here are 40 unknown facts about the batting legend. View photos

Sachin and his fans: An endearing bond
Few sportsmen are adored as passionately as Sachin Tendulkar is in world cricket. We take a closer look at the master batsman and his fan connect. View photos

How well do you know Sachin Tendulkar?
Take our special quiz on his illustrious cricketing career and achievements. Attempt quiz

Sachin will live happily as long as he plays: coach Ramakant Achrekar
Before Sachin Tendulkar's decision to retire from cricket, his childhood coach, Ramakant Achrekar stated that the Indian batsman would live happily as long as he plays cricket. Read more

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