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IPL 2015: Chants of 'Sachin Sachin' at Wankhede Stadium

Posted By: PTI

Mumbai, April 13: He might have retired more than 17 months ago, but the sight of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar in the Mumbai Indians (MI) dug-out in their IPL 8 match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) here brought out the biggest roar from the capacity crowd at the Wankhede Stadium last night (April 12). (Sehwag calls Harbhajan 'mad)

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When the big screen mounted on the east and west stands of the stadium showed India's best-known sportsman, the crowd yelled "Sachin, Sachin", bringing back memories of the days when he was playing in the middle for either the country, his state team Mumbai or for IPL franchise team MI.

Sachin with Harbhajan Singh before start of play

It was at this venue that Tendulkar, scorer of a staggering 100 international centuries in Tests and ODIs combined, bid a tearful adieu to the game in November 2013.

Tendulkar would be turning 42 on April 24, which would be another big day to cherish for the millions of his fans around the world.


Story first published: Monday, April 13, 2015, 0:15 [IST]
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