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Sachin Tendulkar honoured by Indian government as curtain comes down on glittering cricketing career

16/11 17:43 CET

Sachin Tendulkar honoured by Indian government as curtain comes down on glittering cricketing career

Cricket’s most prolific run-scorer Sachin Tendulkar is to receive India’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna award. The announcement came just hours after he bowed out of the game after playing in his 200th Test Match. He made his debut as a 16-year-old against Pakistan in 1989 and a year later scored his first Test century against England. In a career…


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