Twitter

Facebook

Youtube

Pintrest

RSS

Hindi News | Samay | UP/Uttarakhand | MP/Chhattisgarh | Bihar/Jharkhand | Rajasthan | Aalami Samay
Sachin Tendulkar shares gastronomic experience
Last Updated : 02 Nov 2012 04:25:24 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar
File photo of Indian cricket team senior player Sachin Tendulkar.
 

Sachin Tendulkar took a trip down memory lane and for a change, it was not cricket that he talked about.


The veteran batsman, instead, spoke of his gastronomic experiences while travelling with the team all over the country and the world in his over two-decade career.
 

And the interesting trivia included how he skipped lunch and polished off a large bowl of ice-cream before facing the pace attack from Pakistani trio of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar at the high voltage match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan in 2003 World Cup.

India had won the match by six wickets and Tendulkar, who had some cramps while batting, was adjudged man of the match for the game after his knock of 98 runs from 75 balls.

Revealing his fascination for good food, the veteran batsman shared his 'delicious' tour memories at a cook book launch event here last night.

"At lunch time I only had ice-cream. I didn't have anything else. I had my headphones on, and didn't want to listen to anyone. I knew what was wanted at that particular moment. All I did was grab a huge bowl of ice-cream and finished it. I had told when the umpires walk out please let me know. The umpires walked out and I removed my headphones and walked out to bat. In the meanwhile the ice-cream was delicious," he said.

He said the team had street food in South Africa to celebrate the victory.

"Immediately after the match, we decided wherever we go this evening, we have to be together. It was a big day and we needed to celebrate together. So we went and had street food together. We enjoyed ourselves. That match was one of the most important games of that tournament.

"People had told me a year before the match, that come what may, you need to win this match. So after that, the whole team decided wherever we go, whatever we do we will be together. This was one of those big nights where every little thing we remember and we cherish those moments because it doesn't happen again," he said.

The senior cricketer further said he gorged on Pakistani food and had piled on a few kilos on his debut tour there.
 


Post Your Comment (0 posted):
Post your comment Post Your Comments
Your name :
Your e-mail address :
Your website :
Add your comments :
Please enter the code you see in the image:
Code

Its homecoming of sorts for gorgeous former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen as she is set to s

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone was looking stunningly beautiful as she walk the ramp as t

Salman Khan a "national boyfriend" this name has been given to him by Karan Johar, Karan

Aamir Khan is fiercely protective about his movies, but the story of Peekay has been leake

Pakistani actress Saba Qamar's “Kambakht” is set to clash with Salman khan’s upcomin

People still think that Manju from Comedy Nights With Kapil is actually Kapil Sharma's rea

Recently, two Pakistani actresses have made inroads into Bollywood. Humaima Malick will be

These women can put to shame celebrities who boast of having a size zero figure. These wom

Rabiya Khan, the mother of deceased Bollywood actor Jiah Khan, assured the Bombay High Co

Another love lady of Akshay Kumar. Bollywood Khiladi has a long list of love affairs Sta

Bollywood's selfie obsession has caught the fancy of almost all stars in the industry. See

Social networking sites have been flooded by the news how Deepika Padukone wished Happy Bi

When Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 came down after being hit by a missile in east Ukraine

Sunny leone is in a denial mode but the site owners have her signed contract.Sunny isone d

A Malaysia Airlines plane was blown up over Eastern Ukraine by a sophisticated missile bel

We bet you did not know these facts about the birthday girl Priyanka ChopraToday is our de

A new study has claimed that if you sleep in the nude, then you can have a happier relatio

Russian President Vladimir Putin was on target but terrorists by mistakenly shot down Mala

Another conspiracy that is originating from the blasting of the Malaysian airlines flight

With the MeT department warning of heavy showers at various places in Uttarakhand on Satur

To make the name of his Hindi film more attractive, Bollywood Director Dibakar Banerjee ha

Eight coffins from Qing Dynasty (1636-1912) imperial figures, including Emperor Qianlong

Homegrown handset maker Lava on Tuesday launched a new smartphone -- Iris Fuel 60 -- offer


Samay Live

Samay Live

 

Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live
Samay Live

10.10.70.52