Sachin Tendulkar is India's Don Bradman: Matthew Hayden

Hayden insisted it was remarkable the way Tendulkar carried the hopes of 1.4 billion Indians for over two decades in the sport.

updated: April 22, 2013 12:41 IST
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New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has always been showered with the biggest of compliments but former Australia opener Matthew Hayden took it to a new level as he placed the Indian batsman above the game itself while calling him India's Don Bradman and a "movement in himself".

"They will write books and do movies on him in the coming years because he has taken Indian cricket to a new level, and played a big part in winning many series at home and abroad. He is India's most prolific player; the country's Don Bradman," said Hayden.

Tendulkar is approaching his 40th birthday and to commemorate the occasion, 'Outlook' magazine has come out with a special issue on the Mumbaikar in which celebrities from all walks of life have heaped praise on the veteran.

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