Sachin Tendulkar's latest photo becomes a hit on Facebook

Sachin Tendulkar’s picture on Facebook page. (Courtesy Facebook)

New Delhi: Sep 18, 2012

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar’s photo on his Facebook page got 39,262 Likes after he uploaded it Monday.

The photo had Sachin standing at the edge of a railing at the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad with the caption reading, “Enjoying the view at Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad.”

Within six hours of uploading the photo it got 39,262 likes and was shared by 1942 people. The photo also received 2,378 comments, said a IANS report.

Tendulkar made his debut on social networking website Facebook on Monday and got more than 4,10,000 ‘likes in a matter of hours.

Sachin s first post on Facebook read, “Hello friends, I’ll like to welcome you to my facebook family. As a child I always dreamt of playing cricket for India and I chased my dream of winning the World Cup for 22 years. It wouldn’t have been possible without your support.

“I wanna take this opportunity to thank all of you for having prayed for me and wish well for me. I look forward to sharing my experience with you, join me on my facebook so that we both can share this experience and go through this journey together,” he wrote.

On his official page on the world s biggest social networking platform, the batting maestro will be interacting with his fans through posts and videos as well, along with giving updates of his matches.

The page (https://www.facebook.com/SachinTendulkar) will also have some exclusive pictures of Tendulkar, reports said.

His official page on Facebook is managed by Seven3Rockers.