Sachin Tendulkar on Ramakanth Achrekar’s death : On the death of his coach, Ramakanth Achrekar, former cricketer and the god of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar expressed his grief. Sachin Tendulkar remembered the old time. The master-blaster said that cricket in heaven will be enriched by the presence of Achrekar sir.
Sachin Tendulkar said like many of other students, he learned the ABCD of cricket under Achrekar sir’s guidance. The man who holds several cricket records said that Ramakanth Achrekar’s contribution to his life cannot be described in words. “He built the foundation that I stand on,” said Sachin Tendulkar.
Sachin Tendulkar’s coach Ramakant Achrekar was 86-year-old. Ramakant Achrekar was born in 1932 and took his last breath in Mumbai today. He was a well-renowned coach and a Dronacharya awardee. He was used to coach students in Dadar’s Shivaji Park in Mumbai.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) expressed the condolences saying, “Deepest sympathy on the passing of Dronacharya award-winning guru Shri Ramakant Achrekar.”