Its known that batting legend Sachin left all his fans in distress by retiring from all formats of cricket. But do you know Sachin thought of retiring from the cricket in 2007 after india faced defeat in then worldcup matches.
Tendulkar speaking in an interview revealed he was so heartbroken by India's first round exit in 2007 World Cup and had thought of retiring from cricket.
But it was his brother Ajith who told him to continue playing to achieve his dream of winning the World Cup.
"I still remember nightmare of 2007 world cup.I was so depressed and so upset with the way we had performed. I actually thought of retiring then.I called my brother and explained about my plans but he asked me to continue till 2011 to achieve my dream.'' Tendulkar said.
Sachin faced severe criticism during 2007 world cup.He scored a duck in the crucial matches against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.