Photos: The Sachin Tendulkar-Vinod Kambli friendship story

Aug 06, 2017, 16:00 IST
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  • Photos: The Sachin Tendulkar-Vinod Kambli friendship story

    Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli have been the best of friends since they were the age of 10 and 12 respectively

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    Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli shared a record 664 runs during their school match for Shardashram Vidyamandir against St Xavier's School in a Harris Shield tourney. Tendulkar put on 326 runs while Kambli scored 349 runs

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    Close friends at a time, but Tendulkar and Kambli's buddy era eventually saw it's end

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    Vinod Kambli has also stated that it was Sachin who cut of their friendship

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    During Sachin Tendulkar's farewell speech when he retired after his 200th Test, he credited his coach, mentors, teammates, cricketers, but did not mention his old friend

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  • Photos: The Sachin Tendulkar-Vinod Kambli friendship story

    Kambli stated in an interview, 'I am deeply hurt. I was expecting my name to be part of his farewell speech. If anything for our famous partnership. Its that world record partnership that was the turning point of our careers. That's when everyone came to know who is Vinod and Sachin. I had a hand in that and our careers started from there. I thought he could have mentioned that part at least.'

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    While Sachin Tendulkar's family, friends and teammates were invited for his retirement party, Vinod Kambli was apparently not on the list

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    While Sachin retired after 200 tests, Kambli did so after only 17 Tests

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    Vinod Kambli has reportedly also blamed Sachin Tendulkar not coming to his aide during hard times as well as him being dropped from Team India

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    On Sachin's 30th birthday, Kambli gifted him 30 vada pavs

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    Vinod Kambli has also claimed Sachin did not visit him when he and his wife welcomed their son

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About the Gallery

On Friendship Day, we take a look at one of the most historic friendships in sports history (that of Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli) that eventually fell apart. Here's the story in pictures