Unmukt Chand humbled by Sachin Tendulkar's advice

Sachin Tendulkar, who recently met the former U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand, spoke to the youngster and encouraged him to work hard and make it to the national side.

updated: February 17, 2014 19:08 IST
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Former India Under-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has revealed that it was a gentle gesture from legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar that inspired him to work harder and dream bigger.

Talking about his recent meeting with Tendulkar, Unmukt, who tasted U-19 World Cup glory in 2012 as captain, said, "That will be an unforgettable day in my life."

Eleven young cricketers associated with a corporate sports initiative were given the opportunity to be mentored by the recently-retired batsman and Unmukt was "humbled" by his icon's encouraging words.

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