Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar points Sunil Gavaskar and Viv Richards as his batting heroes. Sachin highlighted this during the implied ceremony named the “Gift Of Life”.

Where 1,000 children underwent free heart surgeries performed by the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital since the pandemic began in the country.

The 47-year old made his debut in 1989 against Pakistan and pose a great threat to the opposite team till his retirement. The master blaster announced his retirement from cricket on 16th November 2013.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Batting Heroes

Sachin Tendulkar creates a number of unique records that still remain unbeaten by modern cricketers. Sachin who remains as a great nightmare for bowlers reveals how he practised his batting style.

Tendulkar revealed he modelled his batting style on Gavaskar and Richards, two players he idolised.

Viv Richards
Viv Richards

“My heroes, okay, I would say that when I was playing cricket or when I was of your age (young), I wanted to become a cricketer, and going ahead wanted to play for my country. I had two heroes — one is our own Sunil Gavaskar, who played for India for several years and performed well, he was my batting hero,” Tendulkar said.

“Along with him, it was Viv Richards of the West Indies. These were my batting heroes when I played cricket. But generally in life, then I would say that my hero was my father (Ramesh Tendulkar). So much time I spent with him and he was mild, calm and composed, he was a man with good nature. So, it is my dream that I become like him.

“I will say that my father was my hero in my life,” added the former India cricketer.

Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar

Sachin Praises the hospital work

Sachin also lauded the work done by the hospital and said children are our treasure.

“I would say by doing this noble work, you are not just giving our children the opportunity to lead a healthy life, you are also giving them an opportunity to dream big and chase their dreams.

“You are also giving them a chance to create a positive impact, not just on their lives, but also on the people around them,” he signed off.

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