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‘Sachin’s journey is India’s journey’

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar poses for a photograph during a promotional event for the forthcoming film ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ in Mumbai on late May 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Sarwar Alam

By Sarwar Alam SACHIN Tendulkar was the heartbeat of India for nearly quarter of a century. A nation of 1.3 billion lived vicariously through him every time the national treasure stepped on to the hallowed 22 yards of a cricket field. When Sachin was playing, be it at the Wankhede Stadium in his hometown of Mumbai, or Lord’s in London or the MCG in Melbourne, or the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg… he belonged to Indians throughout the world. However, away from the field, very few people knew Sachin the man, the son, the brother, the husband and the father. He…

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