Sachin Tendulkar Says He Has Proud Photo of Don Bradman's All-Time Playing XI

Sachin Tendulkar feels being picked by Sir Don Bradman in the all-time Test playing XI was the biggest compliment he had ever received.

updated: September 05, 2014 11:02 IST
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While Sachin Tendulkar has high regards for Sir Don Bradman, he is in no mood to let India 'gift' World Cup away.


Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday said that he has the photograph of the all-time Test playing XI, picked by Australian great Donald Bradman, framed at his home and he would always "treasure" it as the legend had included him in that team. (Also read: MS Dhoni unplugged: Country, Parents above wife says India's captain cool)

"Coming back to the greatest compliment that I have received in my life was without any doubt was from Sir Don," Tendulkar said while speaking at a sporting event organised by the Australian consulate in the presence of touring Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbot at the Cricket Club of India. (India can defend World Cup title, reckons Sunil Gavaskar)

"In 1994-95 he told his wife that my batting style resembles his batting style. It was the greatest compliment that I have received from him and the icing on the cake was when he picked me to be a part of his all-time Test playing eleven. (Sachin Tendulkar to write his autobiography, 'Playing it My Way')

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