Sachin Tendulkar - Magic in Kochi
Sachin Tendulkar's magic in Jawaharlal Nehru International cricket stadium, Kochi is depicted here. Sachin is considered as the best batsman after Bradman. Sachin is the man with plenty of top records in cricket. Sachin as a cricketer will be familiar to all but as his magic in Kochi is unfamiliar. Read more about the Sachin Tendulkar's magic.
Personel life of Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born 24 April 1973 in Mumbai and his brother Ajith Tendulkar encouraged a lot to play cricket from his childhood onwards. He is keen on playing cricket so he developed under the coach named as Ramakant Achrekar, a famous cricket coach and a club cricketer of repute, at Shivaji Park, Dadar. When India got the 1st world cup in 1983 Sachin was just 10 years old. After 28 years, India got the second world cup under the captaincy M.S Dhoni and team dedicated the world cup to the Sachin Tendulkar as a tribute.
The Sachin is known among the cricket fans as the God of Cricket, Little Master, Master Blaster. He retires in 2013 from the 22 yard game after completion of successful 22 years. Tendulkar is a God fearing person, strong devotee of Sathya Sai Baba of Puttaparthi. He used to visit baba for several occasions to gain blessings. On April 2012, Tendulkar was nominated as a Rajya Sabha leader proposed by the President of India. He has done plenty of nice work to the society like providing funds for Kashmir flood disaster, Uttarkhand victims, Awareness ad about cancer for free.
About Kaloor Stadium
Jawaharlal Nehru international stadium known as Kaloor International stadium is the only international stadium in Kerala. The stadium has a capacity of 75,000 people and the second largest stadium in India after Eden Gardens in Kolkata. This is world's third largest cricket stadium after MCC and Sydney.The government of Kerala initiated this project and completed the construction works in 1996 with the help of Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA). The architecture of the stadium is awesome and is unique in the world compared to other stadium. The Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) has decided to lease out the stadium to the Kerala Cricket Association for 30 years. Now both football and cricket matches were organizing.
Originally constructed as a football stadium, about international matches were played by India in this ground. The stadium hosts the home games of football I-League team chirag United Club Kerala. The stadium is also the home ground of the Kerala cricket team. The first ODI played on the ground was between India and Australia on 1 April 1998 And the last being on 21 November 2013 in which India won by 6 wickets against the west indies. There will be another match between these teams on 8th October 2014. Also, several Indian premier league (IPL) matches were played on this ground. Several famous international players who played here commented about the humid climate of Kochi. Also the crowd support is very giant in Kaloor stadium and crowd perfectly made the Mexican waves several times.
Magic in Kochi
The GOD of the cricket best bowling records had happened on this ground. He got 5 wickets twice in Kochi. Though it is as a batsman that Tendulkar has amazed his fans world over, but as a bowler sachin has made a name for himself in Kochi. Sachin got the only century in his ipl cricket history was at kaloor stadium. The VIP box in the kochi stadium is known as the Sachin pavilion, which is built by KCI.
After retirement of Sachin from the cricket in 2013 he tried to promote Football in India by co-owning the Kochi ISL team in the Indian Super League Football in association with PVP Ventures owned by Prasad V Potluri. The team has been named as Kerala Blasters because sachin is also known as the master blaster in cricket so he has chosen the team name as a blaster. This will bound to elevate the standard of indian football. The little master Sachin Tendulkar is infact a great encouragement for many young football players in Kerala. Sachin has full faith in his team and tries his level best to make his players the best one in the world. Now sachin is busy with his team and creating game plan for the upcoming matches. Sachin Tendulkar, the legend has retired from the cricket, but he is still in the minds of people. Let us wish Sachin and his team good luck in moulding best football players in India and Indian football team may reach greater heights in the future.