Sachin Tendulkar Quotes

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (/?s?t??n t?n?du?lk?r/; born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India internationally for close to twenty-four years. He is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International, the holder of the record for the number of runs in both ODI and Test cricket, and the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket.

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Sachin Tendulkar


If efforts to do social work are couched in selfish motives, then they will die a premature death. Why would my efforts get politicised? I have values I inherited from my father. He helped many. Anyone, even a postman knocking on our door would get a glass of water and some sweets.

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#Knocking #Motives #Premature


Any active sportsman has to be very focused; you've got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background.

Sachin Tendulkar


Schools across India do not have teachers, libraries, playing grounds and even toilets. I do not want to see empty classrooms, empty libraries. I do not want to see cattle grazing on fields meant to be cricket or football grounds.

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#Classrooms


New Zealand's Daniel Vettori is a very good bowler.

Sachin Tendulkar

#Bowlers #Daniel #New Zealand #Zealand


Wasim and Waqar were amazing bowlers. I would put them right up there with the best in the world.

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#Bowlers


At the start of my career, when I used to toss and turn at night, I was fighting that feeling and wanting to go to sleep. Now I know that's normal, so I'll just get up and watch TV or something. I know it's just my subconscious mind getting ready for a game.

Sachin Tendulkar


As a kid I loved John McEnroe. They called me Mac because, while everyone else liked Borg, I was crazy about McEnroe. I tried wearing headbands and sweatbands, and whooping at people. It didn't quite work.

Sachin Tendulkar


When I was 15, I started playing first class cricket and always dreamt of being a Test cricketer, wanted to do something for the country, married in 1995, have 2 kids it's been great.

Sachin Tendulkar

#Dreamt


From the spinners, Anil and I have been together for a long time and I respect him a lot.

Sachin Tendulkar


I used to crack A joke when Sourav Ganguly is upset and make him happy , i usually speak in bengali which would make him laugh

Sachin Tendulkar


I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit.

Sachin Tendulkar

#Merit


Making an effort is in your hands. Giving 100% is in your hands.

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#Effort #Giving


Having, and seeing, your dreams is very important, and so is chasing those dreams. You see dreams when you sleep, and as you chase your dreams, it keeps you awake. So it's important to stay awake.

Sachin Tendulkar

#Dreams #You


If one man is representing India in cricket, then yes, blame that person when things go wrong.

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#India


I always had a dream to play for India but I never let it put pressure on me.

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#India #Let It Be