A veteran spinner for India R Ashwin spoke candidly about Sachin Tendulkar’s influence on his professional career. The ‘God of Cricket’, who turned 50 on April 24 (Monday), was notable.
Many people all over the world have found inspiration in Sachin Tendulkar. The legendary player has left his mark on the game’s history books for a number of achievements, including 100 international centuries and the most runs scored in the game’s Test and ODI formats. Tendulkar participated in six ODI World Cups (1992, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2011), and the Mumbai-born cricketer reached his pinnacle in 2011 by triumphantly winning the ODI World Cup at home.
According to R Ashwin, Tendulkar motivated him with his tenacity, fortitude, and tenacity, which influenced Ashwin’s career. “The highlight of my time playing cricket with Sachin (Tendulkar) has to be the 2011 World Cup. The world title, for which he had waited 22 years, once again defined him. An excerpt from the book “Sachin@50” by Boria Majumdar states, “He had never lost hope and was making the hardest possible effort to realize his dream.
Nothing less than being the best in the world would do for him. He was there. All diligence, self-assurance, and unwavering pursuit of greatness. He gave me a lot of motivation to pursue my dream of playing cricket. to give my best effort each time I entered the field while wearing the India jersey. Against the best opposition, I must be my best self. It was appropriate that we honored him with a World Cup victory in 2011,” Ashwin continued.
R Ashwin Tendulkar is one of the few cricketers in the world who has a huge following wherever he plays. Sachin was the catalyst that united the country. Ashwin continued by saying that every time the iconic cricketer took the field, he kept the country united.
“He was the sort of glue that had united the country. It seemed as though all of India was doing the same thing with him every time he walked out to bat. He influenced how we perceive what Indians are capable of. That is his true legacy. Hope. He played the sport every day, giving us all hope. And we will always be indebted to him for this,” said the text.