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Tendulkar launches ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’

By Chitrangada
Sachin Tendulkar at the launch of the much-awaited game ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’

Bengaluru, December 7: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar unveiled the much awaited game “Sachin Saga Cricket Champions” at an extravagant gala in Bengaluru on Thursday. The game featuring Tendulkar was launched by JetSynthesys, a leading digital entertainment and gaming company. Along with Tendulkar, the game was unveiled by Kris Gopalakrishnan, non-executive chairman, JetSynthesys and Rajan Navani, vice chairman and managing director, JetSynthesys.

“Sachin Saga Cricket Champions” is the official mobile gaming app of the cricketing God himself. The game aims to bring to life, the Legends’ cricketing style and iconic matches to every Indian. Through this game, the player gets a chance to step into the shoes of Sachin Tendulkar and relive his innings from some of the most memorable matches he has played for the country.

Set to go live on Thursday, “Sachin Saga Cricket Champions” creates a larger than life virtual cricketing experience on a mobile device. Through the technology embedded in the game, the players for the first time can experience real-time shadows and motion captures in a mobile game without hampering the game’s performance.

Commenting on the launch of his game, Sachin Tendulkar said, “With Sachin Saga, the aim is to bring cricket fans together and enable each one of them to experience my journey through this game. Sachin Saga Cricket Champions is a game that also has a lot of trivia and fun in addition to being competitive and challenging.”

He further added, “I wanted to ensure that everyone got a chance to play this game, no matter what phone they had, hence our team has really worked hard to bring this game to every mobile device. I really hope the game helps cricket enthusiasts to become champions in the digital games arena with their talent and my experience”

Talking about this notable milestone Navani, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, JetSynthesys said, “It is delightful to see the response we have received through the pre-registration from cricket lovers across the country. Our vision through this game, is to give mobile gaming players the opportunity to re-live the magnificent career of a superstar sportsman like Sachin Tendulkar. We are upbeat about our proposition and are hoping that the cricketing universe enjoys the effort we have put in to bring dream to reality on a virtual platform.”

Unique aspects of the game

A one of its kind game, 'Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’ is bound to delight Sachin and cricket fans with its intense and authentic cricket action. With realistic motion capture and cricketing stance of the Little Master, this futuristic game with console quality visuals of the international cricketer, puts the player to face every challenge that the legend overcame to become the God of cricket.

The game brings in real time shadow movements, authentic stadium environments and swift motion quality of fielders plucking the ball out from thin-air. One moment you are facing a legendary leg spinner and the other you are up against a reverse swinging yorker. This game ensures that the followers of the sport experience intense excitement in the middle of the pitch!

Some exclusive features in the game:

Legendary Mode

  • Play as the master blaster himself in his most iconic matches from his past in the same conditions and stadiums as he did. Start the journey of a young 16-year-old Sachin that made him a legend and play his glorious career of 24 years.


  • All new revolutionary real-world batting system that emulates real-world playing conditions which result in authentic batting experiences.

  • Play the game in its truest form (zone based bat connections) i.e. well-timed connection of the bat with the ball defines the outcome of the shot and a miss timed connection could result in a catch.

  • Motion captured batting shots of Sachin himself that allows you to play all his legendary shots the way he does.

  • Dynamic camera angles that allow you to relive your shots from the best angles.

  • Replay camera – Experience the beauty of the shot in slow motion as you knock one out all the way.

  • Watch fielders pull out the ball from thin air to take stunning catches.

  • Fielders slide and dive to reach the ball just like in actual games.

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