Indian actor Ajay Devgn congratulated Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar on being inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. Taking to Twitter, Devgn said that he has always admired the legend for his prolific cricket and humbleness. He conveyed his wishes to the 'Little Master' for achieving another milestone in his illustrious career.
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Sachin was joined by two other cricketers. One of them is former South African fast bowler Allan Donald while the other inductee is Australia's two-time World Cup-winning women's cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick.
The Little Master also expressed his happiness after being honoured by ICC. The batting maestro took to Twitter and wrote that he was happy and humbled to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. He then thanked his family, friends & fans across the globe for their love & support who according to him have contributed towards helping him becoming what he is today. At the same time, the 46-year-old also congratulated Donald and Fitzpatrick.
Sachin Tendulkar had represented India for almost a quarter-century i.e. 24 years. He had made his debut in 1989 against arch-rivals Pakistan and called it a day in 2013 against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium. The legendary batsman also fulfilled his childhood dream of lifting the World Cup trophy at the same venue in 2011.
The leading run-scorer in Tests and One Day Internationals has featured in six World Cups. Apart from the 2011 triumph, Sachin was also part of the Indian squad that had reached the semi-finals in 1996 and had also finished as the runners-up in 2003. Tendulkar till date continues to be the leading run-scorer in the quadrennial event. He had scored 673 runs in the 2003 edition.
Meanwhile, the maestro had also made his commentary debut in the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.