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How is the newly appointed head of DIFC connected to the Indian actor who is set to be honored at the upcoming DIFF awards? And where does a wizard fit in?

December 1, 2009 4:09 by

Sachin Tendulkar

“I have Sachin Tendulkar’s autograph, he didn’t know he met me then,” Radcliffe said in an interview with an Indian newspaper. “And I didn’t know what to get the autograph on, because all I had was my friend’s nine of diamonds playing card; I got that autographed and still have it pinned up in my room. I think India is a very exciting team to watch, but I obviously cheer for England,” he said.

One of India’s biggest batting legends, Tendulkar last month became the first man to complete 30,000 runs in international cricket. The 36-year-old, who has an international cricket career spanning 20 years, also recently announced the upcoming release of his biography, the Tendulkar Opus. The 30kg book has around 800 pages and more than 30,000 photographs.

“[The] first picture of mine in a newspaper was out when I was 12 or 13 and I had scored 100 for my school. I saw the picture and said it was exciting and I want more of this,” said Tendulkar.

The cricketer was recently applauded for his performance by the Indian actor…


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