Day 7 - 16th Nov 2014 - A year since the Legend Retirement

This day a year ago, a batting legend, a childhood hero - with records listed in every history book of the gentlemen's game - hung up his cricket gear after giving close to 25 years of his life to cricket and serving his country like very few sportspersons have done.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, after scoring 34,357 international runs, including 100 centuries, on Sunday completed a year away from those 22 yards that was his era for 24 years. And while it took time for him to get used to it, the man seems to be now enjoying his second innings with family, friends and a lot of good work that he has always done.

A Bharat Ratna – A member of the Rajya Sabha – An honorary IAF Group Captain – An owner of a football team and most recently – An author ; he continues to score off the field as well.

He made a tearful but self-effacing farewell as his glittering 24-year career came to an end on this day i.e. 16th November 2014.

Tendulkar embraced teammates as the test against the West Indies ended, but as they tried to give him a guard of honor on his way off the ground as it was an emotional moment for him to leave the field to reach pavilion wiping the tears to get prepare for the farewell speech.

He came to field but he could not avoid the outpouring of emotions; he gave a passionate speech in which he thanked everyone who helped him over his long career, holding a list of names to ensure he did not miss anyone.
As the crowd was chanting SACHIN…SACHIN he managed to start his speech –

All my friends, settle down and we'll talk or else I'll get more and more emotional," he said to calm the enthusiastic crowd. "My life's been between 22 yards for 24 years and it's hard to believe that such a wonderful journey is coming to an end.

We are sure no Indian has missed this speech but listing to this one more time will always worth-full and it will make you emotional again.

We Miss You SACHIN! 

About kapil

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