Mumbai, April 24: India cricketer also known as Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar is now 50 years old. On turning 50, his fans across the globe wrote congratulatory messages.
Sporting icon has scored 51 hundreds in Tests, 49 centuries in ODIs.
Many have penned down personal notes to the former cricketer on his 50th birthday.
Some fans called him ‘God of cricket’ while others showered praise on his longevity.
The world stood in wonder when the teenager with a pencil moustache started blasting centuries with his willow in the international cricketing arena in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He was severe against Australia.
However, in many interviews, Sachin said that “only time I doubted myself was while facing lethal Wasim Akram-Waqar Younis-Imran Khan line-up in first Test.
In an interview to Hindustan Times, Sachin Tendulkar said being ‘exposed to express pace’ of the Pakistani cricketers when he was only 16 ‘was an acid test’.