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Ramakant Achrekar

Ramakant Vithal Achrekar (born 1932) is an Indian cricket coach from Mumbai. He is most famous for coaching young cricketers at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai.

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WATCH: feels he could have been a cricketer. Ramakant Achrekar was also my coach. What happened?
. It's on record.Their coach Ramakant Achrekar always expected Kambli to reach where Tendlya did.
1 Ramakant Achrekar. 2 Fans in Mumbai. 3 A young fan in Delhi. 4 An old fan in his Shop
-> Ajit Agarkar was also coached by Ramakant Achrekar. -> He is the fastest Indian to 50, 150, 200 and 250 ODI...
Students should give Gajendra Chauhan a chance.remember Ramakant Achrekar was not a great cricketer but moulded
Sachin Tendulkar unveils his autobiography 'Playing it My Way' Thursday 06 November, 2014 The book, the first copy of which he gave to his mother Rajni earlier in the day, was unveiled by Tendulkar himself amid thundering applause by the gathering. At the launch, Tendulkar presented a copy to his mentor and childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar in the presence of his daughter Sara. "I would like to present the first copy after launch to somebody very special in my life, Sachin Tendulkar said before handing over a copy of the book to a wheelchair-bound Achrekar. Before the launch of the book, cricket analyst and host for the evening Harsha Bhogle had three panel discussion sessions with Tendulkar's former teammates and family, who significantly feature in the book. The first panel discussion was attended by former India captains Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Ravi Shastri and former Mumbai cricketer Vasu Paranjape, who played a crucial role in shaping Tendulkar's career. Gavaskar remembered how he met Tendu ...
Sachin Tendulkar and his daughter Sara give a copy of Playing It My Way to coach Ramakant Achrekar .
Sachin Tendulkar has 13 coins from his coach Ramakant Achrekar as some of his prized possessions. He would win a coin if he could get through an entire session of nets without being dismissed. Achrekar would put a one-ruppee coin on the top of the stumps, and the bowler who dismissed Tendulkar would get the coin. If Tendulkar passed the whole session without getting dismissed, the coach would give him the coin.
What a wonderful awards ceremony on CNN IBN - Rajiv Bajaj, Deepika Padukone, Ramakant Achrekar stole the show but the whole event was so Indian - the warmth love and other great values shone through !
Standing Ovation to Ramakant Achrekar sir... Sorry he made many cricketers career like Vinod Kambli etc.. Sachin made his life complete:)
Tendulkar was born at Nirmal Nursing Home on 24 April 1973. His father, Ramesh Tendulkar, was a well-known Marathi novelist and his mother, Rajni, worked in the insurance industry.[33] Ramesh named Tendulkar after his favourite music director, Sachin Dev Burman. Tendulkar has three elder siblings: two half-brothers Nitin and Ajit, and a half-sister Savita. They were Ramesh's children from his first marriage.[34] He spent his formative years in the Sahitya Sahawas Cooperative Housing Society, Bandra (East). As a young boy, Tendulkar was considered a bully, and often picked up fights with new children in his school.[35] He also showed an interest in tennis, idolising John McEnroe.[36] To help curb his mischievous and bullying tendencies, Ajit introduced him to cricket in 1984. He introduced the young Sachin to Ramakant Achrekar, a famous cricket coach and a club cricketer of repute, at Shivaji Park, Dadar. In the first meeting, the young Sachin did not play his best. Ajit told Achrekar that he was fe ...
Tendulkar joins UNICEF campaign Thu, Nov 28, 2013 16:49 IST Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has joined the the Total Sanitation Campaign of the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) as the Regional Ambassador for India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.According to a report in Mid-Day, a formal announcement of the same will be made on Thursday.Tendulkar had, in 2008, joined forces with UNICEF's first ever Global Handwashing day to promote better health and hygiene among Indian children. The maestro, who retired from all cricket on November 16 after the second Test match against the West Indies in Mumbai, had promised that he will continue to play a public role in issues close to his heart.Coach's coinsAt a recent function, Tendulkar also made known that among the vast collection of gifts and memorabilia he has accumulated over a career that spanned almost 25 years, his most favourite items were the coins he earned from coach Ramakant Achrekar during childhood practice sessions. As a ...
Personal Record from Asha Bhosle & Coins from His Coach, Achrekar, are priceless for Sachin Tendulkar: One would be spoilt for choice if he is asked to choose his favourite pick from the following memorabilias: a signed boxing gloves by Muhammed Ali, a guitar signed by Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler, a bat autographed by none other than Sir Don Bradman. But ask Sachin Tendulkar and the answer will be the coins that he earned from his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar after those rigorous training sessions at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana ground. During those days, Achrekar would put a Re 1 coin on top of the stump and if Sachin wouldn't get out, the coin would be his. "I think the most important memorabilia for me is the coins that I have got from my coach Achrekar sir, those are the most important ones," Tendulkar said at the launch of India's first celebrity commerce website Collectabillia in association with Cafe Coffee Day lounge. The Collectabilia Celebrity Walls which would feature some rare authentic memo ...
12 year-old Sachin Tendulkar being taught the art of batting from coach Ramakant Achrekar. (Shivaji Park, 1985)
:( :( :( "I was extremely happy to see (coach) Ramakant Achrekar in the stands, normally he watches on TV. Sir would take me all over Mumbai on his scooter to play two matches and get match practice. He has never told me 'well played' and maybe now he can say that as there is no more cricket in my life." — Sachin Tendulkar
My cricket career started when I was 11, turning point came when Ajit took me to my coach Ramakant Achrekar: Sachin http:/…
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Despite growing age and ill health, Guru Achrekar to attend Sachin's final Test
Ramakant Achrekar urged Sachin to move to this school that had the top cricket team back then.
Sachin's mentor Ramakant achrekar will attend 200th test, despite 82/can't walk/practially unable to move for his fav mentee send off
Ramakant Achrekar deserves a Nobel prize in physics for discovering 'The God Particle' three decades back.
The love and respect for your coach Ramakant Achrekar even after reaching the highs in your career says a lot.
Sachin gives his legendary coach Ramakant Achrekar special personal invite to attend his final match at Wankhede
Ajit Wadekar introduced Sachin to his coach Ramakant Achrekar
BOOKS IN NEWS Book Released on Sachin’s Statistics A book was released featuring thestatistical peak scaled by cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who celebrated his 39 birthday on 24 April 2012 during his glorious international career. titled as “Sachin A Hundred Hundreds ” book was introduced by former Indian Captain Rahul Dravid and foreword by the Tendulkar first coach *** mentor Ramakant Achrekar. The book is about every hundred, every peak scaled by Tendulkar and photos. Yadav’s Biography - Mulayam Singh Yadav ‘ Harbinger of Social Justice’ book was written by eminet author Sarah Booth which was released on 28 May 2012 in United Kingdom. canada by Richard ford Robert ford -’Canada’ book was written by Robert ford which wasreleased on 22 may 2012. A Book Released on L.K.Advani BJP National president Nitin Gadkari and Leader of opposition in Lok sabha Sushma swaraj released the book “Those were the Day and then-The Life & Times of Lal Krishna Advani” written by Mira Govind Advani(R) in New ...
U know y Sachin Tendulkar become famous. His mother name is Rajni Tendulkar and Coach name is Ramakant Achrekar. Got it. It is the name of Rajni Kant that has made him famous
Sachin Tendulkar's fabulous gift for guru Ramakant Achrekar on Teacher's Day
Sachin Tendulkar always come to nagpur for his guru Mr. Ramakant Achrekar...5th sept. every year...I don't come to your home Sachin Sir.but i wish you happy teacher's day cause u r my guru...u inspired me alot...Thanks to you my Teacher's for inspiring me.Sachin Tendulkar, A.R.Rahman, James Cameron.&: Brijesh Chiranjeevi,Sankalp Shukla, Asmita Dani, Clayton Dsouza,Narasimhan Aravinda, Pallavi Sahani.& offcourse maa & paa.
Batting great Sachin Tendulkar turned 39 on Tuesday with an impassioned plea from his childhood coach to carry on playing cricket for India since he is "far from finished". "All those murmurs about his retirement must stop, this is not the right time to go," said Ramakant Achrekar, 80, the man credited with the early training of the leading scorer in Test history. "He must not retire now. He must go on playing and scoring runs for the country," the celebrated coach told the Hindustan Times. Tendulkar made his international debut in 1989 and has played more Tests (188) and one-day internationals (463) than any player. He is the highest run-getter in both forms of the game and last month became the first batsman to complete 100 international centuries -- 51 in Tests and 49 in one-dayers. But Tendulkar took more than a year to move from 99 to 100 hundreds -- against Bangladesh during the Asia Cup in Dhaka -- and many fans started to believe he needed to rethink his career, especially in one-dayers. The Mumba ...
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