Sachin ‘doubtful' for Sunday match
Tendulkar cancels birthday celebrations, prays for Sai Baba
HYDERABAD: Sachin Tendulkar has reportedly put on hold his plans to lead Mumbai Indians against Deccan Chargers in the ongoing IPL-4 on Sunday, which also happens to be his birthday, in view of deteriorating health condition of Sri Satya Saibaba of Puttaparthi.
According to highly placed sources in the Hyderabad Cricket Association, Sachin who is anxiously following the condition of Baba is yet to decide whether or not to play the match to be held here.
Being an ardent follower of Baba, Sachin never missed an opportunity to visit Prashanti Nilayam whenever he was free. Recently, Hyderabadi cricketer V.V.S. Laxman and he sought the blessings of Saibaba, just before the World Cup.
That Sachin realised his dream of being a member of the World Cup winning squad is now history.
Interestingly, the HCA official reveals that the Intelligence Department has also been sounded on the possibility of Sachin pulling out of the match.
“One thing which is certain for now is that Sachin will not have any birthday bash, given the critical condition of Baba,” says the official. Sachin was earlier said to have planned a party with his teammates on April 23 in the hotel before joining his family and close friends at dinner the next day.source: http://www.hindu.com/2011/04/23/stories/20110423518301 00.htm
|Sachin's decision should be respected: Sanga|
With reports emerging that Sachin Tendulkar
may not play against Deccan Chargers in the IPL on Sunday in view of the
worsening condition of Sathya Sai Baba, DC skipper Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday
said one should respect the iconic batsman's decision.
SOURCE: http://www2.cricbuzz.com/cricket-news/4003 5/sachins-decision-should-be-respected-sanga
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