Free Press Journal
  • Wishes pour in for Sachin

    New Delhi : Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday turned 45 on Tuesday as countless wishes poured in for the master blaster on social media.

  • Sachin Tendulkar recalls ‘happy dents’ of World Cup triumph

     Mumbai: Dents on a car are not known to please its owner but Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar calls the ones on his “happy dents” as they are a reminder of his first and only World Cup triumph. Celebrating his 45th birthday today, the batting maestro recalled how his dented car added to the joy the day India won its second ODI World Cup, in 2011 — a personal first for him

  • Happy birthday Sachin Tendulkar: 10 unique birthday wishes for the ‘little master’

    The god of cricket i.e. Sachin  Tendulkar is celebrating his 45th birthday today. The little master played the game for 24 years, having made his debut at the age of 16 and is the holder of innumerable batting records. Tendulkar is the only cricketer have scored 100 international centuries and won the world cup in 2011. Sachin rewrote the rules of the game and has left a legacy which will be very hard to follow.

  • Sachin Tendulkar @ 45: 5 facts that prove ‘God of Cricket’ is also human

    24th April, 1973: This day is etched in every Indian’s mind as on this day a certain individual by the name of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born. And, the rest, they say is history. We all know about Sachin Tendulkar’s unprecedented feats and records and how he is treated like a god even after retiring from the game. Sachin Tendulkar is a phenomenon, but at the end of the day, he is

  • In video: Sachin Tendulkar relives old memories, plays cricket on the streets of Mumbai

    Sachin Tendulkar has always mesmerised everyone with his batting skills and now after long time Sachin has taken a bat in his hand and this time not in any stadium but on the streets of Mumbai. A video has been posted on twitter by his friend Vindo Kambli and he captioned the video ‘Master Blaster good to See you enjoying like Old times.’

  • Can’t act like robot because of public perceptions: Virat

    Kolkata : Wearing heart on his sleeve with an aggressive body language that doesn’t fit the purists’ narrative, Virat Kohli is least bothered about pandering to public perceptions since he doesn’t want to act like a “robot” in intense match situations.

  • Shahid Afridi’s Kashmir Tweet: Indian cricketers unite to slam controversial Pakistani cricketer

    New Delhi: Hitting back at Shahid Afridi for his controversial comments on Kashmir, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today said that “India can very well manage its internal affairs” while batsman Suresh Raina asked the former Pakistan captain to advise his country’s army that it stops supporting extremists for maintaining peace in the Valley. In a surprise comment, Afridi yesterday expressed concerns about “worrisome” situation in Kashmir.

  • Ball Tampering row: Bad boys spice up a gentleman’s game

    Gentlemen make boring cricketers and equally boring TV characters. Grey characters are better. Bad boys are even better as they make colourful characters and spice up the narrative. That’s the state of cricket today, India included.

  • This Day, That Year: April 2, 2011! When MS Dhoni ‘lofted’ India to the World Cup

    India is a cricket-mad nation and everyone wants a piece of this beautiful game. Indian cricket has come of age in the last 25-30 years, but when India lifted the World Cup in 1983 everything changed and that exact moment of triumph happened on April 2, 2011. Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 1.25 billion Indians emotional and proved that there is no substitute for hard work and dreams do

  • Sachin Tendulkar urges Nitin Gadkari to act against fake helmet makers

    New Delhi: Cricket icon and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has sought action against manufacturers of low-quality helmets, continuing his campaign for safe two-wheeler riding. In a letter to transport minister Nitin Gadkari, Tendulkar said given the high rate of accidents involving two-wheeler drivers, it is important that safety equipment for them is of highest quality.

  • Why Virat Kohli will never become people’s champion

    Doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results is called insanity. That is the textbook definition of insanity, but insanity can be measured in different contexts and as they say most artists, sportspersons, creative people are somewhat insane about their art and talent. India is such a huge country and everyone is an expert on politics, sports and entertainment and every celebrity’s life is scrutinised greatly.