Australia and India will both play day one of the fourth test wearing black armbands
Indian were wearing in honor of widely revered Indian coach Ramakant Achrekar. The 87-year-old coach had many successful students at his academy, Kamat Memorial in Shivaji Park, but none more famous than Sachin Tendulkar. Achrekar also taught Vinod Kambli, Pravin Amre, Ajit Agarkar and Ramesh Powar.
Tendulkar took to twitter on Thursday morning to pay tribute to 87-year-old coach, who passed away in his sleep on Wednesday evening, surrounded by family.
You’ll always be in our hearts. pic.twitter.com/0UIJemo5oM
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 2, 2019
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 2, 2019
While Australian also wore black armbands today in memory of former AUS and NSW batsman Bill Watson who passed away recently aged 87.
— NSW Blues (@CricketNSWBlues) December 31, 2018