Teachers’ Day 2018: Sachin Tendulkar thanks mentors around the world, says they make us what we are today

September 5 is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India. It marks the birth anniversary of the second President of India, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who was a popular figure among the students. On the occasion, several Indian sportspeople took to social media to post messages for their mentors and teachers. The legendary Sachin Tendulkar also had a brilliant message for his fans recognising the importance of a teacher in an individual’s life.

Tendulkar, who is considered as one of greatest batsmen of all time has time and again credited his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar for his success. Achrekar sir, who began coaching from 1964 has apart from Sachin produced stars like Ajit Agarkar, Vinod Kambli and Amol Muzumdar. He has also been graced with the prestigious Dronacharya Award for his remarkable service to cricket.

On Teachers’ Day 2018, Sachin thanked all the teachers around the world for their immense contribution in changing several lives. “Without teachers, our lives wouldn’t have been the same. So let’s continue to appreciate their contribution in making us who we are today. Happy #TeachersDay,” he wrote on Twitter.

Here is the Sachin’s Tweet Click Here

During his illustrious career, Tendulkar, who made his debut for India in 1989, played 463 ODIs and 200 Test matches. He has the highest amount of runs in international cricket with combined 34, 337 runs in total across formats including the only T20I that he played for India. The master blaster also holds the record for most number of centuries in international cricket with a record 100 centuries to his name – a record which seems to be unbreakable in near future.

Sachin retired from international cricket in November 2013, playing his last Test against West Indies at the iconic Wankhede Stadium, calling time on his glorious career. He remains to be associated with cricket and plays the role of a mentor for Mumbai Indians franchise in the IPL.

Article Source : Times Now

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