The cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar will soon appear as a comic book hero courtesy an abridged version of his autobiography ‘Playing It My Way’. The book, which aims to serve the children, will hit the bookstore within a week.
The publisher Hatchett India has confirmed the news said that it will be a book of 25-pages with the purpose of attracting children. The book will cover some of the most memorable events from the master blaster’s career including the magnificent knock during the 1998 ODI tournament at Sharjah which is known as the ‘Desert Storm’. The size of the book is expected to be half of the original autobiography.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 18, 2017
Thomas Abraham of Hachette India while talking to Mumbai Mirror said, “Sachin’s team has worked on the book and it will have features that will be exciting for the young readers.”
The incident of his childhood coach placing a coin on the stumps and the batsman taking it if he remains not out also gets a feature in the book. The price of the book will be 1/3rd of the price of the original book which was released in 2014.
According to reports, more than 1,50,000 copies have already been pre-booked to Hatchett India on the day of release and before sales begun. Notably, Sachin’s autobiography broke the record set by Steve Job’ biography as the most selling book which sold 1,30,000 copies.