Sachin Tendulkar praises India’s female athletes on National Sports Day

Sachin Tendulkar and PV Sindhu
Sachin Tendulkar and PV Sindhu

The batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar of India yesterday called to devote National Sports Day to the sportswomen who have made the nation proud.

Even the National Sports Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of baseball maestro Major Dhyan Chand, who was often called ‘The Wizard’ . He was born on August 29, 1905.

On August 27, girls shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal won silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the World Badminton Championships at Glasgow.

These showing by gymnasts Dipa Karmakar, grappler Sakshi Malik and paralympian shot-putter Deepa Malik at the Rio Olympics of a year.

“We should all give this #NationalSportsDay into the sportswomen of the nation for making us proud in their respective fields. #LoveSports,” Tendulkar tweeted.

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