Accolades pour in on Sachin's milestone

Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
Oct 18, 2008 02:25 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar breached all boundaries and eclipsed Brian Lara's record to become the highest run-scorer in Test cricket. Sachin's fans all over the world are hailing his historic feat. has been receiving an endless stream of greetings wishing the 'genius.' Keep those messages pouring in! Congratulate Sachin | Surfers' response

"I don't play for records and it's not that everyone has to be around," the little master, Sachin Tendulkar, said on the momentous occasion of his historic cricket tenure. Despite surpassing Brian Lara's mammoth record of 11953 Test runs, the 35-year-old maestro was not riding high on emotions. But his fans all over the world are rejoicing, dancing and cheering on this moment of glory. It feels like another festival! Our surfers are sending greetings in great numbers, looks like another record would be made here.

Deepak Jagga from Sweden says, "Many many congratulations to Sachin, whole cricket world would be proud today and as an Indian I am on top of this world. You are the real king of Cricket. I salute you for your achievements and thanks for making us so proud. Regards."

Rooplal Bissessar from United States of America says, "Congratulations Sachin! You have made us all proud, no matter where in the world we reside."

Be it Satish Goel from Delhi or Shivakumar Lalgonder from Bangalore or Mustafa Khan from Patna, they are all hailing Sachin. Sachin's achievement has made their hearts swell with pride.

"Today is great day for me. I can't express my feelings in a word. I hope, Tendulkar continue his career until 2011 world cup," says Shuvra Kanti from Canada.

Sachin is their god and cricket is their religion. Surfer Sharik Dhiman from Delhi says, "Congratulations Sachin on an awesome achievement and for infinite memories from the last 19 years. To be able to maintain his record for so long in an environment like India after carrying the entire team on his shoulders through the 90's is amazing. He was my favorite cricketer growing up and will always be."

Navneet Sharma from Bilaspur, who seems all excited on Sachin's marvellous feat, says "Jiyo Sachin... I know you still have power. Dhoni ko deekha do abhi bhi kitna dum hai aapme."

Another surfer, Kalaignar S from Chennai, had sent a sweet message in this form, "Hi 4+6 Kar, the whole India was waiting for this occasion. You broke almost all records except Saeed Anwar's record against India. You are a very shy person, but your records are talking on your behalf."

Another elated fan, Mangal Jasra from Canada, puts his words as, "Sachin is the Koh-i-noor of India and has no parallel in the world. I am an Indian settled in canada and really proud of this genius. Bravo my son!"

VG from United States of America heaps lavish praises on Sachin, "Tons and Tons of Applauds and many-many congratulations to our not so little but very-very big Master blaster. He has done India so proud for more than 19 years and still carries on. Most unselfish, dedicated, humble, less spoken individual and yet so poised, so focused and so determined. Bravo Sachin, way to go. Critics who truly are good for nothing other than putting blames should shut their mouths and think about what have they acheived in comparison to the little master. Jai Hind !!!

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