Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > Sachin Tendulkar Retirement > Sachin Retirement News >

Sachin Tendulkar-signed bat is my proudest possession, says British PM David Cameron

Sachin Tendulkar-signed bat is my proudest possession, says British PM David Cameron

British PM David Cameron revealed his admiration for Indian cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar © PTI

London, Feb 16, 2013

British Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about two things he loves in India — hot curries and Sachin Tendulkar — ahead of his upcoming high-profile visit to the country.

“I’m a massive cricket fan. One of my proudest possessions is the bat that Sachin Tendulkar gave me that’s signed by him,” Cameron said.

Cameron spoke of the good relations between India and Britain and felpt that there is a chance of good ties in the future.

“My message is that I think Britain and India can be one of the great partnerships of the 21st century. I think it can be a special relationship; there’s the history, there are the family ties, there’s the culture, there’s the language, there’s the love of things like cricket,” he said, as reported by India TV.

“But there’s an amazing future if we team up our universities, our businesses. There’s actually, I don’t think, any limit on this relationship…I think Britain should show enormous respect for what India’s going to be able to do in the world, and we want to be one of your partners as you grow and succeed,” he said.

The Conservative party leader also stressed that there will be “no limit” to the number of students from India who can study in the UK and then stay on to find work under the Tory-led coalition government.

“All you need is a basic English qualification and a place at a British university. What’s more, after you’ve left a British university, if you can get a graduate-level job there is no limit to the amount of people who can stay and work, or the time that they can stay at work,” he said.

Cameron admitted that he had failed to “properly communicate” the policy to Indians, something he hopes to rectify during his visit.

“Now we need to take that message out to talented young people in India and say if you want to make that choice, Britain will be incredibly welcoming.

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 25, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 25, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 26, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 26, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 27, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Sharjah

More

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 24, 2014  at Sharjah

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 2 runs

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 23, 2014  at Dubai

Chennai Super Kings won by 7 runs

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 22, 2014  at Sharjah

Kings XI Punjab won by 72 runs

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 21, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Chennai Super Kings won by 93 runs

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 20, 2014  at Sharjah

Kings XI Punjab won by 7 wkts

Photos

CSK vs DD, IPL 2014 Match 8 at Abu Dhabi

Videos

IPL: Tanmay Mishra talks shows the contents of his kit

Sachin Tendulkar — One of the hardest terms to optimise for any SEO professional

Sachin Tendulkar changed the fortunes of cricket journalists in India

Sachin Tendulkar — the greatest batsman of India

Sachin Tendulkar: A timeless fairytale

Sachin Tendulkar: The child, the father, but sexy? Not quite

Chennai Super Kings Delhi Daredevils Glenn Maxwell India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders MS Dhoni Rajasthan Royals RCB vs KKR RCB vs KKR 2014 Royal Challengers Bangalore Sunrisers Hyderabad

Moin Khan hints at change of captain for Pakistan’s ODI side

Chris Lynn helps Kolkata Knight Riders escape with stunning 2-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 11 of IPL 2014

PCB change Muhammad Akram’s role from bowling coach to national selector

RCB need 18 off the last 2 overs against KKR

RCB lose Virat Kohli bust stay in control against KKR

Sachin Tendulkar given out off a wrong replay on his birthday in IPL 2011

Happy birthday! A bouquet of CricketCountry’s best Sachin Tendulkar features

Sachin Tendulkar – The century of centuries in tweets

Sachin Tendulkar — One of the hardest terms to optimise for any SEO professional

Sachin Tendulkar changed the fortunes of cricket journalists in India

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

622 Posts | 7 Fans

Video Highlights: Virat Kohli's 77 during India vs Sri Lanka ICC World T20 2014 final at Dhaka

Vic Gundotra, Google+ head leaves company

7 health benefits of eucalyptus oil

Are Himesh Reshammiya and Yo Yo Honey Singh overconfident about The Xpose?

IPL 2014: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Match 11 at Sharjah

Are electronic cigarettes actually safe for you?

Xbox users are spending 5 hours a day on the console!

Moin Khan hints at change of captain for Pakistan’s ODI side

Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega promo: Anu Malik-Farah Khan return to small screen with their signature shayaris!

Also on cricketcountry.com