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The Legendary Cricketer, Sachin Dressed Up As Santa To Spread The Christmas Cheer

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shifa Khan | Updated on: 26 Dec 2018, 12:30:03 PM
Kids spent a memorable morning with this cheerful Cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar/ Image: File photo

New Delhi:

On a day associated with cheer and festive spirit, It was truly a Christmas miracle when the Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar walked into Ashray Child Care Centre dressed as Santa. The children cheered with bright smiles as Sachin removed his beard to reveal this extra special Santa. Sachin has time and again raised her voice for social issues and has been an active person when it comes to extending her support to the needy. 

The joy of these young kids knew no bounds as they spent a memorable morning with this cheerful Cricket legend, playing a bit of cricket and dancing to some fun songs. In true Santa style, Sachin shared a bag of goodies gifting cricket bats, badminton racquets, footballs, carrom and chess boards to encourage the children to play games and participate in sports actively.

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has been involved in many philanthropic activities post his retirement from cricket in 2013. From promoting sports in the country to adopting villages, the 45-year-old legend has been often seen contributing to social awareness programs. Recently, Sachin inaugurated the Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at SRCC Hospital in Mumbai. Sachin wrote, “ It was an emotional moment inaugurating the Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at SRCC Hospital, donated by my in-laws, in memory of their daughter Tara who they lost at a young age due to lack of such facilities; their hope is that no parent has to ever go through the same.”

Sachin Tendulkar is world's leading run-scorer in Tests and One-day Internationals. In 200 Tests Sachin amassed 15,921 runs while in ODIs he scored 18,426 runs in 463 matches.

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First Published : 26 Dec 2018, 12:29:01 PM