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2501, 2016

Sachin Tendulkar, Indian sports stars sing national anthem

Yesterday provided another reason for batting great Sachin Tendulkar to remember Centurion 2003 when India clashed with Pakistan in the mother of all cricketing battles at the World Cup in South Africa. Tendulkar unveiled the first ever national anthem featuring sporting icons, called The Sports Heroes at a Bandra hotel yesterday, a couple of days before Republic Day. He also recalled the feeling when the national anthem was recited before the start of the 2011 World Cup final against Sri Lanka. "I can never forget that experience. The entire stadium [...]

2501, 2016

When it is our national anthem, everything else takes a backseat: Tendulkar

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said that singing the national anthem in front of a packed Wankhede Stadium before the 2011 World Cup final is the "proudest feeling" he has ever had in his life. "But it (singing of national anthem) goes to a different level altogether, when you are playing against Pakistan in 2003 World Cup (in Centurion), standing inside the stadium, in the middle of the group, with 60,000 people singing 'Jana Gana Mana'," the right-handed former India batsman said here. He was speaking at the unveiling [...]

2501, 2016

Singing national anthem before 2011 WC final my ‘proudest feeling’: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi: Ahead of India's 67th Rupublic Day, an emotional Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said that singing the national anthem in front of a packed Wankhede Stadium before the 2011 World Cup final is the “proudest feeling” he has ever had in his life. Besides being a sporting icon, the batting legend is known for his exemplary duties towards the nation, which includes many social works. And describing the moment in his own words, Tendulkar provided an altogether different charm to the events which unfolded on that fateful day on [...]

2401, 2016

Sachin Tendulkar Says Singing National Anthem Ahead of Pakistan Game is ‘Different’ Experience

Sachin Tendulkar, speaking on the sidelines of a patriotic video launch which has Sunil Gavaskar, Sania Mirza, Dhanraj Pillay and others, said singing the national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' in the 2011 World Cup final was the proudest moment of his life. He added that singing the national anthem ahead of the Pakistan game at the 2003 World Cup was also special Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said singing the national anthem in front of a packed Wankhede Stadium before the 2011 World Cup final was the 'proudest feeling' he has [...]