WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar's statue gets unveiled in Wankhede stadium

Sachin Tendulkar's statue was unveiled in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra were present at the event.

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Sachin Tendulkar's statue was unveiled in Mumbai's Wankhede stadium earlier today. The former Indian cricketer has many records to his name and a huge legacy to his name. To many, the former Indian cricketer was an emotion. In Wankede stadium, Tendulkar's wax statue has been installed. The inauguration was completed in front of several fans, who had arrived to grace the event. 

There were many officials, the public, and other personnel who were in the stadium to witness the inauguration. The chief minister and the deputy chief ministers of Maharashtra were present in the stadium to inaugurate the event. The people who were in the stadium let out huge cheers, as the statue of Sachin was unveiled. It was nothing short of a celebration in one of the best stadiums in India. 

The fans who had gathered in the stadium let out 'Sachin Sachin' chants. Many captured the event unfold with their smartphones. Some trumpets were used to celebrate the event. There were firecrackers which were burnt and the flowers were showered towards the statue. Media personnel had gathered to cover the event. It was good to see the celebration of the athlete who carried Indian cricket during his playing days.

Sachin Tendulkar, a lifetime hero

For those who watched him play, Sachin was an entity in himself. Sachin was a terrific strokemaker, who had near to no flaw in his technique. With good technique against seamers, swing bowlers, and spin bowlers, Tendulkar succeeded in his career in various conditions. At the highest level, Sachin was crucial for India's success. In 2011, Tendulkar helped India to win the prestigious ODI World Cup

Tendulkar has several records to his name in cricket. The former Indian cricketer has played the most number of matches in Test cricket and international cricket. Sachin has the most number of runs in Tests, ODIs, and international cricket. Tendulkar has the most number of hundreds in ODIs, Tests, and international cricket. More than records, Tendulkar has earned the love and respect of several fans in the world. 

Watch the video of his statue getting unveiled here -

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