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Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar dies at 87

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jan 02, 2019, 07:01 PM IST

File photo of Sachin Tendulkar with his late coach Ramakant Achrekar. Photograph:(Zee News Network)

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The reason behind his death is still unknown. 

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar passed away on Wednesday. He was 87. 

Achrekar, who was born in 1932, played a key role in shaping up Tendulkar's career over the years. The reason behind his death is still unknown. 

Achrekar was honoured with the Dronacharya award for his unparalleled contribution to Indian cricket. He was also conferred with prestigious Padma Shri award for his services to cricket.