Sachin Tendulkar seen holding a bat with his late father Ramesh. Photo Courtesy: Sachin Tendulkar via Twitter
Sachin Tendulkar seen holding a bat with his late father Ramesh. Photo Courtesy: Sachin Tendulkar via Twitter (@sachin_rt)

Former Indian cricketer and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar shared a picture of him along with his father on the occasion of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 21.

 

 

 

Tendulkar posted the image on his official Twitter account, with the caption “The special man in each of our lives- Father…. Wishing you Happy Father’s Day.” IN PHOTOS: Cricketers with their children

Ramesh Tendulkar, the Master Blaster’s father, was a reputed Marathi poet and novelist. He passed away while Sachin was touring with the Indian cricket team in the 1999 World Cup. Sachin, as a result, missed out on the league match against Zimbabwe in order to attend his father’s last rites. On the insistance of his mother however, he returned to England for the remainder of the World Cup, slamming an unbeaten 140 against Kenya in the following match. READ: Iconic fathers in cricket