Kolkata: The presence of biggies from Bollywood, sports and business world notwithstanding, it was Sachin Tendulkar who stole the show at the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Super League. (ISL Kicks Off With Big Ceremony)
As he walked into the grounds of the Yuva Bharati Krirangan stadium here, the legendary cricketer got a standing ovation from the 68000 spectators present there. (Opening Ceremony Highlights)
Just like it used to happen at the Eden Gardens during his cricketing career, the crowd cheered him and chanted 'Sachin, Sachin' as if he was going to bat once again for Team India.