When we hear the name Sachin Tendulkar, well the terms legend and icon are pretty much what spring at us. After all, for 24 years the man was the identity of Indian cricket. Yes, his era did see the likes of Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid emerge, but Sachin had a separate aura since his debut in 1989. But if you are a fan of the Master Blaster, here are some rare images of his inspiring journey you should definitely want to see.
A childhood photo of Sachin Tendulkar. The man who gave nightmares to bowlers, inspired fellow batsmen to be like him.
A picture of Sachin Tendulkar’s childhood in which he is playing with a bat, who knew at that time that he will one day become the ‘God of cricket’.
Sachin Tendulkar poses for a group photo with his parents – Prof Ramesh Tendulkar and Rajni Tendulkar and brothers – Nitin and Ajit Tendulkar in Bombay on October 28, 1990.
Shardasharm schoolboy Sachin Tendulkar plays a shot, in Bombay during 1985.
Ace Indian cricketers Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar at a practice session at National Stadium in New Delhi.
Sachin Tendulkar, one of the best batsmen in the world who has earned himself the title ‘Master Blaster’, during his younger days.
In 664 international games, he has scored 100 hundreds and 164 fifties along with 34,357 runs, the most by any player in cricket history.
A rare pic of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli during a match in Bombay during 1990s.
Sir Richard Hadlee puts an affectionate arm around, Sachin Tendulkar. The Two clash in the Pepsi Cup World Allrounder Tournament at the Wankhede Stadium, Bombay during 1990s.
Cricketing genius Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali at their wedding ceremony in Bombay on May 24, 1995.