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Ramakant Achrekar’s passing away is a big loss to the sporting world: Narendra Modi

first_imgPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted his condolences for the death of Ramakant Achrekar, who passed away due to old-age related ailments in Mumbai on January 2.PM Modi in his tweet said that Achrekar “was a shining beacon of the Guru Parampara” and “an outstanding mentor.””Shri Ramakant Achrekar Ji was a shining beacon of the Guru Parampara. An outstanding mentor, he groomed cricketing talent for years and the gems he trained went on to bring immense glory to the nation. His passing away is a big loss to the sporting world. My condolences”, Narendra Modi tweeted.Shri Ramakant Achrekar Ji was a shining beacon of the Guru Parampara. An outstanding mentor, he groomed cricketing talent for years and the gems he trained went on to bring immense glory to the nation. His passing away is a big loss to the sporting world. My condolences: PMPMO India (@PMOIndia) January 3, 2019The Indian cricket team who are playing Australia in Sydney, also are wearing black arm bands to pay to the passing away of Achrekar.Achrekar, a Padma Shri and Dronacharya Awardee, unearthed Sachin Tendulkar’s as a small boy playing at Shivaji Park maidan. Achrekar also coached prominent India players, including Vinod Kambli, Ajit Agarkar, Pravin Amre, Sameer Dighe and Balwinder Singh Sandhu.Tendulkar, in a statement, said his late coach’s contribution to his life and career cannot be captured in words.”Cricket in heaven will be enriched with his presence. Cricket in heaven will be enriched with the presence of Achrekar sir. Like many of his students, I learned my ABCD of cricket under Sir’s guidance,” Tendulkar said.advertisement”His contribution to my life cannot be captured in words. He built the foundation that I stand on. Last month, I met Sir along with some of his students and spent some time together. We shared a laugh as we remembered the old times.”Achrekar sir taught us the virtues of playing straight and living straight. Thank you for making us a part of your life and enriching us with your coaching manual. Well played Sir and may you coach more wherever you are.”Also Read | Ramakant Achrekar dies: Cricket in heaven will be enriched with sir’s presence, says TendulkarAlso Read | KL Rahul trolled on social media after falling cheaply againAlso Read | Team India pay tribute to deceased Ramakant Achrekar at SCGlast_img

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