Sach Memories: Tendulkar's journey in cricket

Published: 11 November, 2013 14:48 IST | A Correspondent |

As Sachin Tendulkar gears up for his 200th and final Test in Mumbai, we kick off a series on people who have been part of his amazing cricketing journey...

Sachin Tendulkar's cricketing journey

When 17-year-old Tendulkar became a man in Manchester
In the concluding part of the Tendulkar special, we reproduce Harsha Bhogle's dispatch to MiD DAY in 1990. Read more

Sachin's epic ODI tons in Sharjah 1998 cannot be matched
Ian Chappell writes on the two best one-day-international innings he saw Tendulkar play in 1998. Read more

Sachin blooms in Bloemfontein and elsewhere
They remember: Father-son Kishore and Gautam Bhimani interviewing Tendulkar on separate tours. Read more


When Sachin just smiled after getting hit in Pakistan, 1989
They remember: Father-son Kishore and Gautam Bhimani interviewing Sachin Tendulkar on separate tours. Read more

Piloo Reporter recalls Tendulkar’s vigilance in 1993
Intro: Former Test umpire recalls how a vigilant Sachin at square leg noticed that England’s captain had just left his crease and yelled out to the ’keeper to whip the bails off. Read more

Sachin's classmate recall days of mischief and mirth with him
Sachin Tendulkar's classmate Ricky and his brother Marcus Couto turn back the clock to the unforgettable 1980s. Read more

Recounting Tendulkar’s 233* against Tamil Nadu
From MiDDAY archives: An account of Tendulkar's 233 not out vs TN in 2000 from the players' enclosure. Read more

Tendulkar: The boy from Mumbai
Former Ranji captain Shishir Hattangadi, who played in the same team as the Little Master on his debut in 1988, recalls a 15-year-old Sachin's maturity. Read more

Amre to Sachin: ‘Get a ton, keep the shoes!’
How Sachin Tendulkar earned a pair of imported batting boots in the 1980s from Pravin Amre. Read more

I was lucky to have Sachin that day: Yogendra Bhandari
Former Haryana off-spinner extracted a great deal of pleasure in being on a ground with Sachin Tendulkar after 22 years. Read more

Tireless Tendulkar at Achrekar's nets!
Young gun used to practise on 5 pitches in one day, reveals former teammate Mayur Kadrekar. Read more

How Tendulkar dominated Down Under
Recalling the Little Master's magic on his first tour of Australia. Read more

I prayed for Sachin's success at times: Mushtaq Mohammad
Former Pakistan captain, a child prodigy himself, on how India's Little Master did justice to his talent. Read more

Sachin credible: Master in a school cricket team!
Remembering the day when 13-year-old Sachin single-handedly won the game his team. Read more

Remembering Sachin Tendulkar on his first Test
Pacer Vivek Razdan, who made his debut with Tendulkar, talks about the Pakistan tour of 1989. Read more

Sachin has always been a bold: Ramesh Tendulkar
From MiD DAY’S archives: A little chat with a 16-year-old Sachin’s father. Read more

Remembering Sachin’s competitive streak on and off the field
Little Maestro's teammate and rival Kedar Godbole reminisces a younger Tendulkar's mischievious streak. Read more

Sachin Tendulkar’s six favourite musical choices. View Photos

Remembering Sachin Tendulkar’s Kanga League debut
Hemant Kenkre, who was Tendulkar's first 'A' div captain, turn back the clock to 1988. Read more

From the MiD DAY archives: A quick-fire interview with Tendulkar
We turn back the clock to 1990 when we interviewed the champion batsman. Read more

An aberration at Shivaji Park
How St. Mary's (Mazgaon) shocked Sachin Tendulkar's Shardashram in the 1988 Giles Shield final. Read more

'A cake was cut to celebrate Sachin’s dismissal'
Former Mumbai Ranji Trophy player Amol Muzumdar recollects the 1988 GIles Shield final against St Mary's. Read more

When Test cricket was just that for Sachin... Test cricket!
After becoming the youngest Indian (16 years, 197 days) to score a hundred on debut in the Irani Trophy for Rest of India vs Delhi at Wankhede Stadium in 1989, the master embarked on his maiden Test tour � to Pakistan. Read more

Milind Rege remembers Sachin's junior and senior circuit days
Former Mumbai captain on the rare qualities Sachin displayed as a teenager. Read more

Remembering Sachin Tendulkar’s first England tours
Kailash Gattani, who managed Tendulkar on his two Star Cricket Club tours, tells about those 1988-89 summers. Read more

Sachin’s family, friends had to ask for food passes at WC final: Atul Ranade
Tendulkar's childhood friend, Atul Ranade, speaks on the embarrasing situation the legends family faced at the WC final. Read more

15-year-old Sachin played me with absolute ease: Raju Kulkarni
Former Mumbai player talks about his first encounter with the master during his Ranji Trophy tune up. Read more

Mangesh Adhatrao remembers that 1985 Sachin Tendulkar run out
MiD DAY catches up with Mangesh Adhatrao, who was Sachin's captain in Hind Sevak Cricket Club in 1985. Read more

Longevity is what I admire in Sachin Tendulkar: Dhanraj Pillay
India's ace hockey player Dhanraj Pillay salutes the Indian batting maestro. Read more

'Sachin never got enough credit for his captaincy'
Former India ODI player Jatin Paranjape recalls his days with Tendulkar as a junior and senior Mumbai player. Read more

Meet the man who bowled the first ball to Sachin in first-class cricket
Former Gujarat off-spinner reminisces about bowling to a 15-year-old Sachin Tendulkar. Read more

Can Sachin Tendulkar end on a high?
These cricketing legends failed to fire in their final Test outing. Can Sachin break the jinx? View Photos

Examining Ramakant Achrekar’s role in Sachin’s career
Ramakant Achrekar's coaching propelled Sachin Tendulkar into the tough world of Mumbai cricket. Read more

Remembering Sachin’s finest hour in Kanga League
Mobin Shaikh feels privileged to have witnessed Tendulkar's innings in this league of cricket. Read more

Elder brother, Ajit's role in Sachin's career
To trace the cricketing roots of Sachin Tendulkar is to go back to the day in the early 1980s when he was taken to Ramakant Achrekar’s nets at Shivaji Park by his elder brother Ajit. Read more

Tendulkar and Kambli - Partnership of the century
Sachin Tendulkar was known in Mumbai's cricketing circles as a terrific little talent. But his unbeaten innings of 326 for Shardashram Vidyamandir against St Xavier's in 1988 propelled him to a different level. Read more

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