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The God of Cricket and his incredible fan base celebrate his birthday in style 

Shiv Dhawan
618   //    24 Apr 2018, 19:54 IST

Winning Captain's Press Conference - 2011 ICC World Cup
Happy Birthday, Sachin Tendulkar!

"Dear Sachin Tendulkar, you were, are & will remain the reason for a smile on the faces of cricket fans. Wish you a very Happy Birthday."

Sachin Tendulkar, a name which is renowned in world cricket and in India. Tendulkar is the heartbeat of 125 crore Indians. Throughout his career, the master garnered a lot of support with his heroics on the field and with his down to earth attitude off the field. Despite his short height, Tendulkar stood between India and defeat like a mountain which looked impossible to climb.

On November 16, 2013, the God of cricket decided to call it a day and since then his connect with the fans has increased rapidly with his mobile application known as 100 MB. Tendulkar's retirement was accompanied by a lot of tears. With uncountable memories, a smile to cherish and a charisma as never seen before, Tendulkar left the ground for the final time in international cricket.

After his retirement, he took the coaching duties for the Mumbai Indians. He has tasted a lot of success as a mentor. The Mumbai Indians won the tournament in 2015 and 2017 under his mentorship. Tendulkar's career has been full of ups and downs but his never die attitude has always helped him over the course of his career. On his birthday, thousands of fans gather to celebrate in front of his house in Mumbai.

Amidst his millions of fans, there are a few standout fans who are recognized by one and all. One such fan is Sudhir Kumar Gautam who paints his body whenever the Indian side steps on the field. He travels with the Indian side with 'Miss you Tendulkar' written on his body. With an Indian flag in his hand, the fan supports the side from the bottom of his heart. The famous Tendulkar fan looks towards the Master as his biggest inspiration.

There is a fan who is not recognized by many but his craze for Tendulkar is bigger than most individuals. Nitin Jain from Ambala has made innumerable sketches for his idol. His SRT 10 collection is something to look forward to as he collects memories whenever he sees his idol. Nitin is an active member on his idol's 100 MB app. He has met the master on a few occasions where his sketches were appreciated by the God of cricket.

Nitin failed to make it to Mumbai this year for his God's birthday but that did not stop him from celebrating in style. The fan went to different schools in his city where he cut different cakes with young cricket enthusiasts and Tendulkar fans. Nitin believes that the youth should be encouraged with Sachin's hard work.

Nitin Jain wishing Sachin Tendulkar in style

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Shiv Dhawan
Shiv is a passionate 18-year-old cricket fan who aspires to be a cricket commentator. He started following the game at a young age of 8. Since then, he has seen innumerable matches, He uses this platform to express his cricketing ideologies and views. Opinions and ideologies can be conflicting. Instagram - shivdhawan10 Twitter - @shivdhawan10 Facebook - S10DH
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