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13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement

Sachin Tendulkar’s 13 ways in which to enjoy retired life. Go on, have a look.

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Sachin Tendulkar is enjoying his life after cricket. Not for him the angst of missing out on one’s glory days, or chafing at being superannuated.

1. Nothing like starting your retired life hanging out with the President and picking up a piece of silverware that, you know, declares you a Bharat Ratna.

Receiving the Bharat Ratna in New (Photo: Reuters)
Receiving the Bharat Ratna in New (Photo: Reuters)

2. Finally, there’s enough time for a good holiday.

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Photo courtesy: Facebook.com/SachinTendulkar
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3. There’s also time to get your hands dirty at the normally out-of-bounds BMW factory where they apparently even let you build your own personalised car.

Sachin Tendulkar assembling a BMW 5 Series car at the company’s Mahindra World City plant near Chennai. (Photo: PTI)
Sachin Tendulkar assembling a BMW 5 Series car at the company’s Mahindra World City plant near Chennai. (Photo: PTI)
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4. Fellow legends finally get an opportunity to squeeze into a frame with you and get photographed.

(Photo: PTI)
(Photo: PTI)
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5. Buy a football team. Call your famous friends to watch games. Drive some fans crazy with excitement. Fun.

13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement
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6. There is time to catch up with old friends who continue to show you how much they really respect you.

MCC’s captain Sachin Tendulkar smiles as Rest of the World’s Yuvraj Singh attempts to grab his leg during a cricket match to celebrate 200 years of Lord’s at Lord’s cricket ground in London. (Photo: Reuters)
MCC’s captain Sachin Tendulkar smiles as Rest of the World’s Yuvraj Singh attempts to grab his leg during a cricket match to celebrate 200 years of Lord’s at Lord’s cricket ground in London. (Photo: Reuters)
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7. There’s also time to cut the birthday cake with the family after over twenty years of birthdays spent on the road.

13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement
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8. Added extra: the luxury of being home to bring in the special family festivals.

13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement
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9. You get to nurture and honour the next generation of sports stars.

13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement
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10. Cricket matches can be watched LIVE, with a suit on, in the confines of an air-conditioned box.

13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement
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11. Cricket can once again be all about fun and games, and not obsessing over one’s performance.

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12. When bored, there’s always the option of stepping out and reminding yourself how much you are loved.

13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement
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13. And finally, the good thing about retirement is...you are never alone! There is always an excuse to throw a party and relive your glory days.

13 Ways Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Enjoy Life Post Retirement
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(This article is being reposted from The Quint’s archives on the occasion of Sachin Tendulkar’s 45th birthday. It was originally published on 29 May 2015.)

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