India batsman Virat Kohli has said that Sachin Tendulkar is his superhero since childhood and he has inspired him to play the game. Tendulkar is an inspiration to millions and numerous youngsters like Kohli started playing the game after looking up to him.

PTI quoted Kohli saying, "In cricket, my superhero is Sachin Tendulkar. He has always been my hero and will continue to remain so. Apart from him and outside cricket, my mother has remained my inspiration. Whatever difficult time I had faced, she was always there for me. She has given me all the strength. She maintained her composure and supported me in tough times."