IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians to celebrate Sachin Tendulkar's 44th birthday at Wankhede

Mumbai: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) would be celebrating the birthday of cricket legend and their 'icon player' Sachin Tendulkar who will turn 44 on Monday.

The right-handed batsman was born here on April 24, 1973.

File phot of Sachin Tendulkar. BCCI

File phot of Sachin Tendulkar. BCCI

"Mumbai Indians would be celebrating Sachin's birthday at the Wankhede stadium tomorrow where the team will be taking on Rising Pune Supergiant in IPL encounter," an MI source told PTI.

Tendulkar will be present for the game, he said.

Mumbai Indians, who have been on a roll after winning six games on the trot, will look to give a perfect gift to Tendulkar by clinching another win.

Meanwhile, the Legends Club here has also organised a programme to mark the little master's birthday at the Cricket Club of India in south Mumbai.

Former Baroda and Mumbai player Vasu Paranjpe, who was present when Tendulkar made a century on his Ranji Trophy debut for Mumbai, will speak on the occasion.


Published Date: Apr 23, 2017 07:52 pm | Updated Date: Apr 23, 2017 07:52 pm


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