Life-size statue of Sachin Tendulkar to be unveiled at Wankhede throughout 2023 World Cup3 min read
Fans will quickly get to see a life-size statue of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on the Wankhede stadium.
Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president Amol Kale introduced the information on Tuesday. It would be the first occasion of a participant’s statue being put in on the iconic stadium. The statue shall be unveiled in the course of the 2023 ICC World Cup. It shall be erected exterior the MCA lounge on a round platform. The MCA is celebrating the Golden Jubilee 12 months of the Master Blaster on the Wankhede and the statue is part of the celebration.
In cricket stadiums throughout the nation, there are solely a handful of life-size statues. Only three completely different statues of the previous Indian captain Colonel CK Nayudu have been erected up to now. They are positioned on the Holkar Stadium in Indore, the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) stadium in Nagpur, and the VDCA stadium in Andhra.
The Master Blaster was current on the MCA with Amol Kale and interacted with reporters.
“This decision is a pleasant surprise for me, 1998 is when it all started at the Wankhede. The journey started here for me. Played my first Ranji match here. Long ago, Achrekar sir reprimanded me here and from thereon I became a serious cricketer. I played my last match at this very venue. Life has come full circle for me here. I have wonderful memories of this place, some memorable and some not-so-good. It’s a big moment for me,” Sachin stated.
The legendary batter reminisced about his recollections of the Wankhede and stated that it holds a particular place in his coronary heart.
“I am still a 25 -year-old with 25 years of experience I would say. It’s good and I would like to thank the MCA for this really great gesture. It’s a very special place for me and a lot of things happened in my career because of the MCA. The amount of time that I have spent here is second to none and I have enjoyed being here and playing here. A special place for me. I got the message from MCA regarding the statue and it’s a special occasion for me. I came here to discuss the type of statue that will be created and to identify a place for it. Things such as these are rare and unique,” acknowledged the previous India participant.
MCA President Amol Kale talked about that the statue shall be unveiled in the course of the 2023 ICC World Cup that shall be held in India.
“We will unveil the statue during the World Cup as a lot of members from the cricket fraternity will be here and will try to make it a grand occasion,” Kale stated.
Sachin has featured in 200 Tests, 463 ODIs, and 1 T20I for India, scoring 34,357 runs throughout all codecs. The Master Blaster holds the document for many worldwide centuries with 100 lots of to his title. He received the World Cup in 2011 on the Wankhede.
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