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Hero: A Biography of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

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Hero: A Biography of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is the story of an extraordinary cricketer and the first sportsperson to be conferred the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour. This book showcases the evolution of an incredibly talented teenager from a middle-class household of Mumbai into a world champion and a legend. Starting off with his childhood and early days a ...more
Kindle Edition, 605 pages
Published April 1st 2017 by Rupa Publications India
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Biswanath Banerjee
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The bowler started his run up.
The ground was wet due to heavy rainfall in the last night. It was perfect green top- only sincere endeavour from the grounds men did ensure the game to be started at the morning.
Facing the pacer was a short statured batsman-in his white shirt and trouser.
The red cheery did come at a pace of about 150plus something kilometer –did landed on the good length spot. And awkwardly the ball took off. Uneven bounce it is.....
Perhaps there is a lapse of concentration in the
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Umesh Kesavan
Mar 29, 2018 rated it liked it
What compensates for the typos,pedestrian style of writing and content bordering on hagiography is the sheer amount of research put in by the author. For a subject as old as Sachin, some of the anecdotes are refreshingly new. The best tribute to Tendulkar in the book does not come from bowlers or Bradman. Rather,it comes from a CBI report dated October 2000 : " In most of matches where fixing was taking place, the clue was that the game would "be on" only when Tendulkar got out because he was on ...more
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