Sachin Tendulkar hogged all limelight during the ISL opening ceremony    Yogen Shah
Sachin Tendulkar hogged all limelight during the ISL opening ceremony Yogen Shah

Oct 13, 2014

Indian cricket legend and the co-owner of Indian Super League (ISL) team Kerala Blasters, Sachin Tendulkar on Monday expressed his excitement ahead of his side’s first match in the tournament.

Tendulkar took to Twitter and also appealed for the fans to use a particular hashtag to extend support to his team.

 

Meanwhile, the presence of biggies from Bollywood, sports and business world notwithstanding, it was Tendulkar who stole the show at the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Super League.

As he walked into the grounds of the Yuva Bharati Krirangan stadium here, the legendary cricketer got a standing ovation from the 68000 spectators present there. Just like it used to happen at the Eden Gardens during his cricketing career, the crowd cheered him and chanted Sachin, Sachin as if he was going to bat once again for Team India.

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra introduced Tendulkar to the crowd saying he is the greatest sporting legend of our country . After addressing him as Sachin sir , Chopra also joined the crowd in cheering him, PTI reported.