ANDHRA PRADESH

Rosaiah hails Sachin

Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K. Rosaiah congratulated Sachin Tendulkar on creating history by becoming the first batsman in one-day international history to score a double century which he achieved during the match against South Africa in Gwalior on Wednesday.

In a message, Mr. Rosaiah said: “Hearty congratulations. I join the people of Andhra Pradesh in congratulating on your stupendous achievement. You have already become the highest run-getter in Test history. Now, your double century is a moment of glory for the nation. It is a big day for Indian cricket as well. Keep it up.”

Sports Minister Komatireddy Venkata Reddy and State BJP president Bandaru Dattatreya also hailed Sachin's achievement.

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