Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 45th birthday with wife Anjali Tendulkar, his kids, brother and close friends. His philanthropy ways have finally caught on and people are appreciating the steps he is taking to better the society. But apart from all the seriousness that he comes with, there is a little mischief in him that remains hidden. Over a career spanning 24 years, 200 Test matches, 100 centuries, Sachin Tendulkar went from a being a 16-year-old debutant on the international pitch to the God of cricket. But not centuries, his character made him God for not just cricketers but other sportsmen and millions of his fans.
This is not another stats and figure driven piece as we all know what a cricket legend he is, how close he is to his family, how he sets inspiring examples to countrymen. He is a Bharat Ratna that India proudly flaunts globally.
These 14 pictures show the real master blaster, Sachin’s fun side that we miss witnessing when we see him on field-