Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma Pay Tribute to Amol Mujumdar

Updated: 25 September 2014 21:47 IST

Amol Muzumdar announced his retirement from competitive cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma Pay Tribute to Amol Mujumdar
Amol Muzumdar (center, 2nd from left) made his first-class debut in 1993 and played 171 matches. © AFP

New Delhi:

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and India batsman Rohit Sharma today took to twitter to pay rich tributes to their one-time teammate and Mumbai legend Amol Muzumdar, who announced his retirement from competitive cricket on Thursday.

"Amol's spirit left a mark and batting made a statement. Best wishes and welcome to the band of retired!" Tendulkar wrote on his twitter page.

Rohit, whose maiden first-class season for Mumbai was under Muzumdar's captaincy termed his as an "unsung hero".

"Amol Muzumdar the unsung hero of Mumbai cricket retires leaving behind a tremendous record!Always put his whole heart into his game #Respect," Rohit tweeted.

Topics : India Sachin Tendulkar Rohit Sharma Cricket
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