Sundar Pichai Throwback: New Alphabet CEO Quotes MS Dhoni On Meeting Sachin Tendulkar

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Sundar Pichai was recently appointed as the CEO of Google's parent company, Alphabet. To quote MS Dhoni in congratulating him, we say "Bahut Badiya" Mr Pichai.

Written By Jatin Malu | Mumbai | Updated On:
Sundar Pichai

Google chief Sundar Pichai was recently appointed as the CEO of the American giant's parent company, Alphabet. To quote MS Dhoni congratulating him, we say "Bahut Badiya" to Mr. Pichai. The businessman has been known to quote the former India captain very often while speaking in Hindi, understandably being one of his biggest admirers.

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Pichai's interest in cricket is well-known. In July, during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, when India was playing England in Birmingham, India’s most famous techie met the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar had taken to Twitter to commemorate the event as he posted a couple of pictures along with Pichai and captioned it in a witty way “Kya yeh Sundar pic-hai?"

Sachin Tendulkar tweets upon meeting Sundar Pichai

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Sundar Pichai's reply to Sachin Tendulkar

The Google CEO called the former India captain as 'Mahi Bhai' and used one of Dhoni's commonly-used quotes for replying to Tendulkar. Dhoni is famous for saying "Bahut Badhiya" while he is keeping behind the stumps, which loosely translates into "well done". He has used it often to encourage the bowlers.

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Sundar Pichai thanks Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin

The 47-year old Pichai thanked founders Page and Brin for their vote of confidence in his abilities, as the Madurai-born business executive is preparing to take charge of Alphabet Inc. In a tweet posted on Wednesday morning, Mr. Pichai said he was excited about the Google parent company's "long-term focus on tackling big challenges through technology" and praised Larry Page and Sergey Brin for having provided a strong foundation. Pichai, who was appointed as the CEO of Google in 2015, will now take responsibility for both companies.

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