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Updated: March 3, 2010 20:29 IST

Karunanidhi congratulates Sachin Tendulkar

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Sachin Tendulkar celebrating his double century against South Africa during the second One Day International cricket match in Gwalior on Wednesday.
PTI Sachin Tendulkar celebrating his double century against South Africa during the second One Day International cricket match in Gwalior on Wednesday.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Thursday congratulated the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for setting a world record by hammering a double century in One Day International cricket.

“On behalf of the people of Tamil Nadu I convey our good wishes to you on creating a world record by scoring double century in one day internationals at Gwalior. We are highly delighted that you have surpassed all the previous records in this regard”, he said in a telegram sent to the Mumbai Cricket Association.

On Sachin dedicating his epic knock to the people of India, Karunanidhi said cricket-lovers all over the country were extremely happy for his choice of words.

“To be precise, I wish to say that this great nation feels very much proud of you”, he said.

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