Sachin Tendulkar has set every major record in the cricket world. He is called the god of cricket. Now Sachin will add another pearl to his throne of success. India’s Electoral Commission has announced that it will give him the title of National Icon. This was done to increase voter turnout.
Sachin receives this special honor
Cricket legend and Bharat Ratna award winner Sachin Tendulkar will begin a new career as a “national icon” for voter awareness and education, India’s Electoral Commission said in a statement. Sachin will sign a three-year MoU with the Electoral Commission at Rang Bhawan of All India Radio in Delhi. Among the youth there is great enthusiasm for Sachin. This will be an important step towards greater youth participation in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
24 year long career
A role model for many young players, Sachin Tendulkar has served the country for 24 years. Sachin holds the record for most centuries in tests and ODIs. His batting has set new records in the cricket world. He is the most-capped player in international cricket.
Team India has won many games
Sachin Tendulkar represented the Indian team in six consecutive World Cups from 1992 to 2011. In 2011 he played an important role in winning the World Cup for the Indian team. Sachin has scored 15,921 runs in 200 Test matches and 18,426 runs in 463 ODIs for India. Sachin is the only player in international cricket to have scored more than 100 centuries.