I will continue to bat for India: Sachin Tendulkar after receiving the Bharat Ratna

Sachin Tendulkar, who became the only sportsperson and the youngest to receive India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, thanked the fans for showering their love on him all through the years and vowed to continue batting in whatever way he could to bring a smile on their faces.

updated: February 04, 2014 21:00 IST
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Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said on Tuesday, that he will "continue to bat for India" in all spheres of life in his endeavour to bring a smile on the faces of the common people. (Sachin Tendulkar awarded the Bharat Ratna | Highlights | Pics )

"I will continue to bat for India even though my cricket has stopped, but I will continue to bat for India and try my best to give people of India a reason to smile," Tendulkar told reporters after being conferred Bharat Ratna by the President. (Bharat Ratna is the greatest honour of my life: Sachin Tendulkar)

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