Tendulkar thanks well-wishers on his 40th birthday

Little Master cuts a 5-kg cake in Kolkata ahead of Mumbai Indian's IPL match against Knight Riders at Eden Gardens tonight.

updated: April 24, 2013 11:39 IST
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Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar was a picture of humility as he celebrated his 40th birthday with a brief cake-cutting ceremony here, thanking his legions of fans for their "unconditional love" in a cricket career spanning over two decades.

The Mumbaikar, who would be seen in action during an IPL match for his team Mumbai Indians against the Kolkata Knight Riders later tonight, made a brief statement to the media before cutting a cake here.

"Let me take this opportunity to thank all the people in India and well wishers all over the world who have supported me and showered me with unconditional love," said the veteran, whose wife Anjali was by his side during the ceremony.

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