Kolkata:It's his dedication and passion for cricket that sets Sachin Tendulkar apart, India's only World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev said here on Thursday.
Speaking at a promotional event at Ravindra Sarovar here, Kapil Dev heaped praise on Tendulkar for getting to 200, the highest score in one-day format.
"Tendulkar is sincerity personified. He has made sacrifices in his life, there is a lot of dedication involved and he is very passionate about achieving something," said Kapil Dev.
"He is like us but it's his mental toughness that sets him apart. He knows what exactly he is doing and he is strongly determined and focussed. He will bring more laurels to the country," he added.