Sachin Tendulkar meets Sonia Gandhi

Apr 26, 2012, 15:52 IST | PTI

Congress President Sonia Gandhi's intention to meet the cricket maestro finally came true as he paid her a visit.

Star cricketer Sachin Tendulkar along with his wife Anjali today paid a courtesy visit to Congress President Sonia Gandhi at her 10 Janpath Residence here.

Sachin Tendulkar
Cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar. Photo: Atul Kamble

Sonia wanted to meet the batting great and personally congratulate him on achieving the historic feat of scoring 100 international centuries recently.

Senior BCCI functionary and IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla was also present at Sonia Gandhi's residence.

According to sources, Tendulkar and his wife spent close to half an hour with Sonia.

The Congress President is learnt to have talked in general about cricket and wished the player luck for his future.

Tendulkar, who turned 39 on Tuesday, had to wait for more than one year to move from 99 hundreds to the landmark 100th century before finally achieving it in an Asia Cup match against Bangladesh on March 16.

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