Success is a process... During that journey sometimes there are stones thrown at you, and you convert them into milestones.— Sachin Tendulkar
The most successful Sachin Tendulkar quotes that will add value to your life
I have to learn from Sehwag how to play in the nervous 90's
I get 0.5 seconds to react to a ball, sometimes even less than that. I can't be thinking of what XYZ has said about me. I need to surrender myself to my natural instincts. My subconscious mind knows exactly what to do. It is trained to react. At home, my family doesn't discuss media coverage.
I believe every era has its significance and the same holds true for players and coaches.
Schools across India do not have teachers, libraries, playing grounds and even toilets. I do not want to see empty classrooms, empty libraries. I do not want to see cattle grazing on fields meant to be cricket or football grounds.
I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.
I am not thinking too far ahead, just want to take it one thing at a time.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.
I really like Iceland. One of the nicest things about it is that I hardly ever had to reach for my credit card. There's practically nothing there to go shopping for.
I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit.
Critics haven't taught me my cricket, and they don't know what my body and mind are up to.
My life, between 22 yards for 24 years... It's hard to imagine that this is coming to an end.
Dhoni Is The Best Captain I Have Played Under
I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result.
Great individuals and great performances build a team, which produces brilliant performances.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
Obviously if you're positive, then there's positive energy flowing in your body.
The moments are smoother - thought process is smoother. But if there is doubt, then also your body's not going to move that well, your thought process is not clear.
If efforts to do social work are couched in selfish motives, then they will die a premature death. Why would my efforts get politicised? I have values I inherited from my father. He helped many. Anyone, even a postman knocking on our door would get a glass of water and some sweets.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
I hate losing and cricket being my first love, once I enter the ground it's a different zone altogether and that hunger for winning is always there.
Any active sportsman has to be very focused;
you've got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background.
I used to crack A joke when Sourav Ganguly is upset and make him happy , i usually speak in bengali which would make him laugh
Sometimes I need to look at the scoreboard to figure out whether I'm batting hundred-plus or whether I am on zero.
At the start of my career, when I used to toss and turn at night, I was fighting that feeling and wanting to go to sleep. Now I know that's normal, so I'll just get up and watch TV or something. I know it's just my subconscious mind getting ready for a game.
There are over 200 million illiterate women in India.
This low literacy negatively impacts not just their lives but also their families' and the country's economic development. A girl's lack of education also has a negative impact on the health and well-being of her children.
There are a few players who don't like to think about the game.
Isn't cricket supposed to be a team sport? I feel people should decide first whether cricket is a team game or an individual sport.
I am a sportsman and not a politician.
I am a sportsman and will always remain one. I am not going to enter politics giving up cricket, which is my life. I will continue to play cricket.
It has been very good here, but the World Cup game was different.
It had a different significance to it.
When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well.
Shoaib Akhtar has been playing for 5, 6 years and is an experienced bowler.
I have never believed in comparisons, whether they are about different eras, players or coaches.
My point of view is that when I am playing cricket I cannot think that this game is less or more important.
New Zealand's Daniel Vettori is a very good bowler.
When I was 15, I started playing first class cricket and always dreamt of being a Test cricketer, wanted to do something for the country, married in 1995, have 2 kids it's been great.
But eventually it is a game of cricket.
Before you lay a foundation on the cricket field, there should be a solid foundation in your heart and you start building on that. After that as you start playing more and more matches, you learn how to score runs and how to take wickets.
I feel it's the conscious mind that messes things up.
The conscious mind is constantly telling you, this might happen or that might happen, even before it has happened. Your conscious mind tells you the next ball might be a out-swinger, but when it's coming at you you realize it's an in-swinger... so literally, you've played two balls.
Obviously after such a long gap, one itches to get back to the game and score big runs.
If one man is representing India in cricket, then yes, blame that person when things go wrong.
Wasim and Waqar were amazing bowlers. I would put them right up there with the best in the world.
I always had a dream to play for India but I never let it put pressure on me.
I couldn't have asked for anything more than this.
Winning the World Cup is the proudest moment of my life. Thanks to my team-mates. Without them, nothing would have happened. I couldn't control my tears of joy.
I don't open the newspapers (to see what's written about me).
I don't read them and you can see them hanging at the stand outside my hotel room. I focus on my game only. Last 21 years have been really special for me and I throughly enjoyed my joyful journey
It really doesn't matter honestly to look at the scoreboard where it's 20 runs and 2 wickets down or 200 runs, 2 wickets down, because... if you're positive inside it really doesn't matter. It just requires different planning sometimes.
I'm confident and I trust my instincts.
It is important to understand that if you do fall, it's important for you to get right back up again.
Chase your dreams .... but make sure you don't find shortcuts.
I fail sometimes, I succeed sometimes, so that's fair enough.
It's a package deal. It comes with that package: failures and success.