Describing Sachin Tendukar as Kohinoor of cricket, former captains Kapil Dev and Ajit Wadekar today said the milestone man should be conferred Bharat Ratna — Indias highest civilian award.
The record of highest International runs 31,041 and centuries 93 already by his name, Tendulkar on Wednesday became the first cricketer in the history of One-day cricket to score a double hundred in Gwalior.
“Sachin is the Kohinoor diamond of the game of cricket.This cricketer has unmatched talent and you cant find another Tendulkar ever. I think, he should have got the Bharat Ratna,” Wadekar told PTI Bhasha.
Indias only World Cup winning captain Kapil also supported Wadekars view and said Tendulkar very much deserves the honour.”Sachin has touched several milestones during his 20-year career in the international cricket. He certainly deserves the Bharat Ratna.
via PTI news (fullstory ).