Sachin Tendulkar’s illustrious career gave us many memories to cherish. Needless to say that the Master Blaster is touted to be one of the greatest cricketers of all times. Having played for India for over a couple of decades, Sachin Tendulkar not only has a large fan following from all over the globe but also has garnered immense respect. Probably which is why the BCCI had arranged a grand farewell at the Wankhede Stadium when India played against West Indies when he bid adieu to the game of cricket. Apart from his innings, every word spoken by the Master Blaster remained etched in our memories forever. On his 46th birthday, let’s revisit the fond memory which has had a special place in the archives of our hearts. Sachin Tendulkar Birthday Special: See Childhood and Family Pictures of the ‘God of Cricket’ As He Turns 46.
His 21-minute long speech still gets our eyes welled up. Sachin himself on numerous occasions got emotional while talking and which is why he requested the fans to settle down and allow him to talk. “The most important person in my life and I have missed him a lot since 1999 when he passed away, my father. Without his guidance, I don't think I would have been standing here in front of you. He gave me freedom at the age of 11, and told me that [I should] chase my dreams, but make sure you do not find shortcuts,” said Sachin. Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: From Master Blaster's First Car to Sleepwalking, Here Are Some Interesting Facts on God of Cricket's 46th Birthday.
Watch the video of Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement speech below:
Sachin Tendulkar has been bestowed with numerous awards including Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan and Bharat Ratna. We wish the Master Blaster a very happy birthday.