Sachin Tendulkar inaugurates cricket museum

Updated: 02 May 2012 16:52 IST

A cricket museum displaying personal belongings of legendary cricketers from around the world, including the late Sir Donald Bradman, was inaugurated by Sachin Tendulkar in Pune on Wednesday.

Pune:

A cricket museum displaying personal belongings of legendary cricketers from around the world, including the late Sir Donald Bradman, was inaugurated by Sachin Tendulkar in Pune on Wednesday.

The museum, set up in the Sahakar Nagar area of the city by a private collector Rohan Pate, is the first of its kind in the city.

Lauding Pate's efforts, Tendulkar said it would offer cricket lovers an opportunity to see things associated with the greats in the game.

The museum has a collection of bats and balls used by famous cricketers including Sir Don Bradman and has a separate section devoted to Tendulkar who has handed over the T-shirt worn by him during the 2011 World Cup victory.

The museum will be thrown open for public on May 7.

Topics : Cricket Sachin Tendulkar Don Bradman
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