Cricket Maestro Sachin Tendulkar Likely to Meet Dalai Lama in Dharamsala

The Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar who arrived in Dharamsala on Tuesday on a three day visit to the Himalayan town is reportedly likely to meet the renowned Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. While the cricket maestro is on the visit for the purpose of setting the foundation of a cricket museum to be set up HPCA.

“Sachin Tendulkar arrived on a three-day visit to Dharamshala on Tuesday during which he is likely to visit Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Tendulkar was received by Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association officials at Gaggal Airport.” said the report in the Hindustan Times on Tuesday after his arrival to the Himalayan town which has been the exile home to His Holiness the Dalai Lama since last six decades.

Sachin Tendulkar regarded by most of his followers as the ‘God of Cricket’ though retired from professional careers, is legend of the sport and has also been awarded the Bharat Ratna, highest civilian award from government of India. While the sporting legend is scheduled to lay the foundation stone of a cricket museum to be set up by the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), will also inaugurate a cricket centre of excellence set up by Asian Cricket Council at Dharamshala stadium according to the report.

“A wax statue of Tendulkar will also be set up in the museum which will showcase the maestro’s gloves, pads, jerseys, bats among other articles. Besides Tendulkar’s statue, the museum will also feature statues of Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble, along with replicas of trophies India have won.” added the report.

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