2011 World Cup Triumph of Sachin Tendulkar among Five Shortlisted for Laureus Sporting Moment Award

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has been shortlisted as one of the five players for the greatest Laureus Sporting Moment 2000-2020 Award. However, the winner will be announced after the third and final round of voting, which will finish on February 16. The moment, named ‘Carried On the Shoulders Of A Nation’, is the Indian cricket team’s successful 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup title win.

sachin-tendulkar-2011-world-cupAfter playing six times, Tendulkar finally became a part of the winning team in 2011 where they beat Sri Lanka by six wickets. The historical win took place in Mumbai. Earlier, he was one of the 20 contenders for the award as well. However, the foundation has launched the Laureus Sporting Moment 2000-2020 and the winner will be decided on the public vote, which gives fans the opportunity to choose their favourite player.

The winner will be announced during the Laureus World Sports Awards Show which will take place on February 17 in Berlin. The 20th anniversary Laureus World Sports Awards will honour the greatest sporting victories of 2019 and will also give the award to the greatest Laureus Sporting Moment of the last 20 years.

Sachin Tendulkar

Recently, Sachin Tendulkar advised youngsters not to take short cuts in life if they want to be successful in future.

“In my life, I have learnt so many things, one thing which I possibly missed out, talking about discipline, concentration, focus, planning, execution, but above all I think there were number of occasions when I was not able to perform to my expectations,” Tendulkar added. “I failed also, but sport and right team taught me to get back on my feet again and not find short cuts. There will be tough challenges along the way (but) don’t cheat (otherwise) you will get exposed in front of the whole world.”

Sachin Tendulkar, along with former England captain Mike Gatting and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president Vijay Patil recently launched the Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy DY Patil Sports Centre’ in Nerul. He also recalled the memories and shared the contribution made by his brother Ajit and his late coach Ramakant Achrekar.