Sachin Tendulkar releases his autobiography 'Playing It My Way'

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Updated: Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 22:59 [IST]
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Mumbai, Nov 5: The wait is over. Sachin Tendulkar today officially released his autobiography "Playing It My Way" here in the presence of several former cricketers. (Buy the book here)

Excerpts from the book; Sachin Interview

It was an evening to remember for many as Tendulkar looked back at his cricket career and life in the company of his wife Anjali, daughter Sara, former team-mates Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and also Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri.

Tendulkar releases his autobiography

"It took me three years to write this book. It was a mega effort. Last 8 months were really taxing. I would like to thank those who helped me put this book together," Tendulkar said.

Also present on the occasion was Tendulkar's first coach Ramakant Achrekar, brother Ajit, former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar and others. After unveiling his book, Tendulkar presented a copy to his coach.

Earlier in the day, Tendulkar had given the first copy to his mother Rajni.

Dravid, Ganguly, Laxman recalled their playing days with the Master Blaster. Gavaskar spoke about the time when he first saw a young Tendulkar in Mumbai.

"Playing It My Way" Chapters (26) - 496 pages

1. Childhood

2. Learning the game

3. My first tour

4. Foreign Conditions

5. Anjali

6. Years of Consolidation

7. World Cup 1996

8. Captaincy - The first stint

9. A Four-month honeymoon

10. Tumultuous times

11. The Best Series ever

12. Standing up for myslef

13. A Glorious English Summer

14. World Cup 2003

15. Away wins

16. Under the Knife

17. "Endulkar"

18. Bad Language

19. Bouncing Back

20. The IPL

21. Number One

22. Staying at the Top

23. World Cup 2011

24. The Quest for my 100th Hundred

25. My Last Full Season

26. Winding Down

27. My Final Test

28. Last Word


Story first published:  Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 20:13 [IST]
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