'A proud moment for the nation'- Virat Kohli congratulates Sachin Tendulkar on winning Laureus sporting moment award
Sachin Tendulkar adds another trophy to his showcase.
Sachin Tendulkar, the former Indian batsman doesn’t need any introduction. He holds some biggest accolades in World Cricket and is also nicknamed as God of Cricket by the fans. The 46-year-old had won several trophies throughout his career and he added one more to his showcase on Monday when he was awarded the trophy of Laureus Sporting Moment in last two decades in cricket. And, Virat Kohli congratulated the legendary player for the same.
The 46-year-old top-order batsman arrived in international cricket at the age of 16 years. At that time, nobody knew that he might turn into one of the biggest stars of the World Cricket. His illustrious career of 24 years was no less than a roller coaster ride and fans always applauded him for his brilliance on the field with his willow.
The interesting thing was that he had to hustle for at least 20 years to fulfil his dream of winning the World Cup. And, it was MS Dhoni‘s glorious six that took Sachin Tendulkar all the way to the glittering trophy.
Virat Kohli and other Indian cricketers congratulate Sachin Tendulkar
In 2011 World Cup, after MS Dhoni smacked the winning six against Sri Lanka in the finals, there was a wave of joy and happiness that went through India’s dressing room and the happiest man on that day was none other than Sachin Tendulkar, who was playing his last World Cup. Later on, he was given a lap of honour by his teammates with Virat Kohli and Yusuf Pathan carrying him on his shoulders.
This moment was nominated as the Laureus Sporting Moment from last 20 years by people’s choice. It was a big moment for Sachin as the fans had felt that moment was worth voting. Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper took to his Twitter handle and congratulated the former Mumbai player with a heartwarming post that read, “Congratulations Sachin paaji on being honoured with the prestigious Laureus Sporting Moment Award. A great achievement and a proud moment for our nation. @BCCI @sachin_rt.”
Apart from Virat Kohli, even the other current and former Indian cricketers congratulated Sachin Tendulkar for the achievement.
Here are the tweets:
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 18, 2020
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) February 18, 2020
Congratulations Paji @sachin_rt. You never fail to make the nation proud.
That moment from WC11 still gives us goosebumps, such an emotional & overwhelming memory for all of us.
So wonderful to see more & more feathers added to your cap! pic.twitter.com/dgYSbHPRSN
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) February 18, 2020
I remember feeling so proud, moved & inspired watching @sachin_rt hold the World Cup. The memory has been imprinted in my mind forever! Such a powerful speech. Congratulations Sir. #Laureus20 #SachinTendulkar
— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) February 18, 2020
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) February 18, 2020
Many many congratulations to you for winning Laureus Sporting Moment Award, @sachin_rt. You've made all the Indians 🇮🇳 proud once again!
So happy for you Master! 😊#SportUnitesUs #Laureus20 https://t.co/GmQxQsfjR3
— VINOD KAMBLI (@vinodkambli349) February 18, 2020
Many congratulations @sachin_rt on being bestowed with the prestigious Laureus award !! The World Cup win ,the winning lap and the dream of billions came true on that very special day !! https://t.co/iajwpLIYIE
— Mithun Manhas 🇮🇳 (@MithunManhas) February 18, 2020
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) February 18, 2020
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) February 18, 2020
Even the Boss had to wait 6 @cricketworldcup s to be lifted by his team mates. Perseverance pays. Well done champ on the award @sachin_rt #Laureus20 #LaureusForSRT #SachinTendulkar pic.twitter.com/7jeUZAWaRq
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) February 18, 2020
Tendulkar being carried by his teammates after wc win is one of the greatest moment of Indian cricket and Laureus awards it as the Best Sporting Moment of the last 20 years. Congratulations Paaji @sachin_rt #respect pic.twitter.com/hlfD0qGz8m
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) February 18, 2020
It is one of the greatest moments of Indian cricket. Not surprised that victory lap of 2011 world cup is judged as sporting moment by #Laureus. Congratulations @sachin_rt paaji! #SachinTendulkar #Laureus20 #LaureusAwards pic.twitter.com/ELi40z21Ix
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) February 18, 2020
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) February 18, 2020