Sachin Tendulkar may be God but he worshipped cricket: Andrew Strauss

Former England skipper Andrew Strauss says Sachin Tendulkar's obsession with the art, his outrageous talent and herculean work ethic have turned him into the most productive cricketer of all time

updated: November 17, 2013 20:04 IST
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London: Sachin Tendulkar might be considered God but the legendary batsman has always worshipped the game of cricket, said former England captain Andrew Strauss in his tribute to the former Indian cricketer on Sunday. (Also read: Master Blaster ends career at 18th spot in ICC Test rankings)

"Cricket made him into a God but, ironically, the game of cricket was what he worshipped," the left-handed opening batsman writes in 'The Sunday Times'.

"Gary Kirsten once described Tendulkar as a 'Professor of Batting'. (Related: 'Sachin is like Maradona')

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