Let your heart bleed a little bluer than usual. The legendary cricketer has announced his retirement.
When he came on to bat, the entire family gathered in front of the T.V. with bated breath.
He gave little boys all over India the courage to follow their dreams.
Because even before he was a professional cricketer, he had set a world record.
By hitting a 664 run partnership with Vinod Kambli in an inter-school cricket match in Mumbai.
At 18, he was the first non-white member of the Yorkshire Cricket Club. Indians everywhere brushed off their shoulders.
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