What Sachin’s retirement meant for me

Going back down the memory lane to almost two decades from today, I was first introduced to cricket- I was only six or seven. Growing up in a locality where we had vast playgrounds, I would see the seniors back then playing this game with so much of enthusiasm. And it was my dad who first introduced me to cricket. I remember my first piece of timber; it was small bat and had an iconic figure of the all rounding legend- Kapil Dev. I don’t recall if I ever played with that bat much but I do remember the elders would use it as a bat for the runner . And just like that one day the timber was gone and so did Cricket- somehow it disappeared from my life. Continue reading

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