We all know the legendary Sachin Tendulkar (India), the youngest person to whom the Prime Minister of India was awarded the National Medal (2013), repeatedly won the “Best Player” title at Cricket World Cup and was a of the nine athletes with the most social media fans in the world.
Australia has Donald Bradman, who died 14 years ago, but he
was always one of the first names mentioned in 135 years of world cricket
history as former UK cricket captain Ray Illingworth commented: ” When
faced with the best cricket player like Don Bradman, you will understand why he
is the record holder. “
They are the ones sharing the message of friendship on and
off the pitch. While still competing or retired, the activities of Tendulkar
and Don Bradman are always evaluated to serve the stability and friendly
development of Australia-India relations by promoting goodwill and
sportsmanship in shining.
With more than half a million Australians living and working
in India, Canberra focuses on people-to-people activities as a way of linking
the two countries. TV shows like Master Chef Australia have very high
viewership in India.
Australians enjoy Indian cuisine and of course according to
Shaun Star “our love shared with sports, especially cricket is the
catalyst for intimacy.” The Australian Cricket Federation organized a
dialogue for 30 young leaders from the two countries just before the
competition between the two sides in the world Cricket semi-final on January
26, 2015 in Sydney.
In 2012, during his visit to India, Australian Prime
Minister Julia Gillard decided to award the National Medal to Sachin Tendulkar.
“This is a special honor and we rarely give a medal to someone who is not
an Australian citizen,” she said.
Select Tendulkar as part of Australia’s marketing profile
for the market of 1 billion people. During recent visits between Prime Minister
Tony Abbott and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the two leaders emphasized that
while the interests of each country have spread to other areas, cricket is
still a cord to preserve affection and motivation. co-operate.
Comprehensive cooperation in many areas between Australia
and India can take place in the spirit of healthy competition, trust and
friendship that people have seen in cricket matches.