Former Indian legend cricketer Sachin Tendulkar paid an emotional tribute on the birth anniversary of his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar. On Thursday, Tendulkar shared an old picture in which coach Achrekar can be seen guiding the former cricketer on how to hold a cricket bat.
Tendulkar penned an emotional note thanking his coach Achrekar for helping him and other cricketers realize their potential.
“Thinking of a person very close to my heart who helped countless young cricketers, including me, to realise their potential through the power of sport & character. Thank you for everything, Achrekar Sir,” Tendulkar wrote on Twitter.
Tendulkar’s Coach Ramakant Achrekar passed away at the age of 87 on January 2 last year.
Upon Achrekar’s death, Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar said that his childhood coach had built the foundation of his cricketing career.
“Cricket in heaven will be enriched with the presence of Achrekar Sir. Like many of his students, I learned my ABCD of cricket under Sir’s guidance. His contribution to my life cannot be captured in words. He built the foundation that I stand on,” Tendulkar had said.
Tendulkar was one of the greatest batsmen ever in cricket history, and he is the leaving god of Cricket. Tendulkar has hold the record of being the highest run-scorer of all time in international Cricket with 18,426 runs in ODIs and 15,921 runs in Test matches.
Popularly known as the ‘God of Cricket,’ Sachin Tendulkar has the 100th international century record, which remains unbroken.
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