Yesterday, Ramakant Achrekar Sir passed away in Mumbai due to a prolonged illness. Sachin Tendulkar and Ajit Agarkar both went to his house as soon as they got to know about the news. Achrekar sir was laid to rest a while ago in Mumbai and the Master Blaster not only attended his final rites but also was one of the pall-bearers at the funeral. Achrekar Sir was taken to a crematory in a truck where Sachin stayed by his coach and was battling with tears. Ramakant Achrekar's Death: Cricket Fraternity Mourns Sachin Tendulkar's Coach's Demise.
Even the budding school cricketers paid tributes to the late coach. The funeral was attended by Raj Thackeray, Vinod Kambli. Achrekar sir was laid to rest at a crematory in Dadar. The pictures and videos surfaced on the Internet. Here are a few of them below: Virat Kohli led Team India Wore Black Band Playing Against Australia in 4th Test at SCG to Pay Tribute to Ramakant Achrekar Sir.
Sachin Tendulkar reaches Achrekar sir’s funeral.
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Master Blaster as a pall-bearer.
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Vinod Kambli attends the funeral of his coach.
Sachin Tendulkar also supervised the funeral preparations.
Aspiring school cricketers pay tribute to Achrekar sir.
Even the Indian cricket team wore a black band on the Day 1 of the 4th Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in order to mourn the death of the coach. The BCCI shared a picture of the team wearing black bands. “As a mark of respect to the demise of Mr.Ramakant Achrekar, the team is wearing black armbands today. #TeamIndia,” read the caption of the snap.