Johannesburg:He has been playing cricket for over 20 years now, but Sachin Tendulkar says he remains as passionate about the game as he was in his initial days in the sport.
"The passion doesn't disappear. You know it is as strong and above all I respect cricket. It doesn't matter where I play. I will always play to the best of my ability, because I care about playing cricket ...good, quality cricket. I always wanted to go out and compete hard," the Mumbai Indians skipper said ahead of the Champions League Twenty20 match against Highveld Lions here.