Aishwarya, Salman Khan, SRK, Aamir get candid with Sachin Tendulkar
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- 2 of 8Tendulkar's entry into world cricket was hyped up by former Indian stars and those who had seen him play.
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Tendulkar's consistent performances earned him a fan following across the globe, including amongst Australian crowds, where Tendulkar has consistently scored centuries.
- 4 of 8One of the most popular sayings by his fans is "Cricket is my religion and Sachin is my God".
- 5 of 8Cricinfo mentions in his profile that "... Tendulkar remains, by a distance, the most worshipped cricketer in the world."
- 6 of 8During the Australian tour of India in 1998 Matthew Hayden said "I have seen God. He bats at no. 4 in India in Tests."
- 7 of 8However, on God, Sachin himself is reported to have said “I am not God of cricket. I make mistakes, God doesn’t."
- 8 of 8There have been many instances when Sachin's fans have done extreme activities over Sachin's dismissal in the game. As per reports by many Indian newspapers, a person hanged himself being distressed over Sachin's failure to reach 100th century.