Writing letters to Anjali was more difficult than batting: Sachin Tendulkar

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from the sport last year amid huge reception from fans, said that writing letters to his wife Anjali did not come naturally to him as was the case with his batting, and he had to double check what he was writing all the time.

updated: February 27, 2014 14:20 IST
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Chennai: Walking down memory lane, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday recalled writing letters to wife Anjali in the pre-mobile era and found her handwriting "beautiful," which anyone would "watch and admire".

But writing letters to his wife needed some effort from the former batsman. (Read: Plea challenging Sachin Tendulkar's nomination as Rajya Sabha member dismissed)

"Hitting a cricket ball came naturally to me. But, while writing letters to Anjali, I have to doubly check what I was writing," he said with a sheepish grin. (Read: Sachin Tendulkar nominated for 'Cricketer of the Generation' award)

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