Global Schools Foundation (GSF) and Global Indian
International Schools (GIIS) convey their heartiest congratulations to cricket maestro,
Sachin Tendulkar, on scoring his 100th ton in One-Day International (ODI) cricket
against Bangladesh in the fourth match of Asia Cup 2012, played on 16 March 2012.
GIIS salutes the spirit of true sportsmanship, determination and hard work, one
that has been exemplified by Sachin Tendulkar.
This feat marks his name in the history of cricket
as the first batsman ever to achieve this accomplishment; celebrated by Indians
world over and acclaimed by the international cricket fraternity. "Enjoy the game
and chase your dreams. Dreams do come true", said Sachin after scoring his 100th
For GIIS students, the memory of the Master
Blaster's visit to GIIS' Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) campus on 18 September 2006, along
with five other members of the Indian Cricket Team, will be cherished for a long
time to come. Their visited coincided with GSF's Foundation Day that year. "A beautiful
campus!" remarked Sachin as he drove into the school premises.
Sachin, along with Indian Team, visits GIIS Kuala Lumpur
(Malaysia) in Sept 2006. https://picasaweb.google.com/105631040831854383443/CricketLegendsVisitsGIISKL
Mr Chandu Borde, Vice President, GSF, hosted
the Indian team and expressed that their visit to GIIS will go a long way in boosting
the development of national-level players from GIIS Schools, who could go on to
represent their countries in national and international cricket tournaments. Sachin,
along with the Indian Team, appreciated GIIS' efforts in encouraging cricket, especially
in non-cricket playing countries.
GIIS' Gold Squad Programme
has been designed to search for and hone sporting talent amongst students in five
merit sports, including cricket. Students selected for the programme undergo intensive
training under the able guidance of our proficient coaches, which is imparted at
no extra cost. A recent achievement of this programme was the selection of six (6)
boys from GIIS East Coast Campus (Singapore) for Singapore's National U-13 cricket
Mr Chandu Borde, GIIS Vice President conveys in a special message for Sachin: "I am very happy to hear about Sachin's amazing feat of 100 centuries in international cricket. He has have created history which will never be surpassed. I wish him best of luck, congratulations and wish that all his future plans be successful. "