Author: Gulu EzekielPublisher: UBS PublishersYear: 2006Language: EnglishPages: 150ISBN/UPC (if available): 8174765301
For nearly two decades, Sachin Tendulkar has enthralled the world of cricket with his phenomenal exploits. Today after scoring over 10,000 Test runs as well as establishing a heap of records in One day International, Tendulkar ranks as one of the greatest batsman in the history of cricket. Tendulkar’s exploits began in school and the cricket world first took notice of his exceptional talent when he set a world record even before he had turned 15. This unique book tracks his life and career in alphabetical order, from A for Abdul Qadir to Z for Zimbabwe with over 200 entries, some well-known, others obscure. With fascinating vignettes and exclusive nuggets of information, the author traces the story of Sachin Tendulkar from his birth in Mumbai on April24, 1973 to his elevation to the pantheon of the superstars of sports. Along the way, we learn about Sachin’s family life, his introduction to cricket, his early exploits and about those who had an influence on him from a tender age. All his batting feats are recorded in meticulous detail with extensive statistics and eye-witness accounts of his greatest moments from his contemporaries as well as in the words of the man himself. In addition, there are 26 photos many unique and never before published.
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