Through the memories of a teacher: Ragini Desai was present when Ramakant Achrekar blasted Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli for batting on and on and putting on a 664-run partnership against a weak team. She knows of all the vada-pav (a street food) escapades of the two friends, and she has a valuable notebook titled "Cricket"..
In this 1989 pic from The Hindu Archives, Sachin interacts with Australian great and the Chief Coach at the MRF Pace Foundation Dennis Lillee. Sachin came to the camp to sharpen his batting against fast bowling. Photo: D. Krishnan-courtesy: The Hindu