It was 29th July 2007 when Sachin Tendular reached his 15000 ODI runs and became the first and only cricketer to do so. Today, nostalgia fills the hearts of the fans as we remember the Master Blaster’s feat. After being knocked out of the 2007 World Cup, Indian Cricket Team had lost its confidence and proceeded for its three ODIs against South Africa in July 2007. This is when Tendulkar’s bat did magic in Belfast by scoring 93 runs.
The achievement couldn’t have been summed up better than by the man himself who after the match said- “After playing for 18 years, I feel it’s just one of those things.” The cynicism in the fans flew away and a hope for the future returned. There has been no turning back since, and the fans continue to shower their respect and love for our very own Sachin Tendulkar.
Here are few letters received by Sachin from his fans all over the world that reflect their literal worship towards him-