5 Peculiar Facts about Sachin Tendulkar

5 Peculiar Facts about Sachin Tendulkar-Varied Variety.com

Sachin Tendulkar

The Master Blaster Mumbai Batsman the name in itself is so big that requires no further explanation of this great personality. Not just a brilliant and talented batsman but also shares some other mysterious facts you might still be unaware of. So here’s a list of a few of them about Sachin Tendulkar(Wikipaedia link) which can take you by surprise at first:-

  1. Everyone loses some day- Even Sachin Tendulkar is no exception here. He was rejected by Dennis Lillee in MRF Pace Foundation as Sachin wanted to become a pace bowler but Lillee thought otherwise & rejected him.
  2. Played for Pakistan??- Yeah maybe hard to believe but is actually true. In an exhibition match against Indian Team at Brabourne Stadium, he featured as a fielder for 25 minutes.
  3. Lady Luck- Sachin’s wife Mrs. Anjali Tendulkar never liked to eat or drink while Sachin used to be playing at the cricket pitch. She felt too nervous to see his husband play live and was much interested in watching his recordings later on.
  4. Plain Game- This is pretty strange but our batting hero didn’t even have a sponsor for his bat before he played in 1996 world cup. So there was nothing to decorate Master Blaster’s bat and he was left with a simple and unadorned bat to smack bowlers all over the stadia.
  5.  Who is Harry Potter??- Well this appears to be the case with Famous Hollywood Actor Daniel Radcliffe. Despite being an ardent fan of Sachin he didn’t recognize him when he wanted an autograph of his during Lord’s test in 2007. Humble Sachin never saw recognized him as he never even looked up as was the event narrated by the world known actor himself later on.

 

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these were a few facts about Sachin Tendulkar which might have surprised . Now that he is retired from International Cricket fans all over the world still love him as a player and as a  humble person as well. Want to know 5 amazing facts about Virat Kohli Click Here