India won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 on the night of April 02nd 2011, the scenes around were something that most of us would not be able to forget for the rest of our lives! The excitement was palpable and the celebrations gave us a sense of glory and most people felt good about the achievement especially considering the muck that we have gotten used to seeing around us courtesy our politicians, administrators.
A scene that made itself unforgettable for me was that of Sachin being carried by his team mates on their shoulders around the stadium. It was the reflection of true respect and love for a team member and a senior pro in the game. For a person who has achieved so much in a competitive team sport to have the kind of relationship he has been able to have with his team members and others at large is commendable and reflects the attitude, passion and human element of the great Sachin Tendulkar. Take a bow Mr. Tendulkar, you just added another admirer to the list of millions you already had!