Tendulkar's victory at WC 2011 was shortlisted for the Laureus Sporting Moment award

NEW DELHI: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar He has been selected as one of the five contestants for the biggest Laureus Sporting Moment 2000-2020 Prize.

The winner will be selected after the third and final round of voting, which will end on February 16.

The moment, entitled 'Carried on the shoulders of a nation', is a reference to the Indian cricket team of 2011. ICC Cricket World Cup triumph.

In its sixth attempt, Tendulkar finally tested the success in 2011 when the Indian team beat Sri Lanka for six wickets. Carried on the shoulders of the Indian team, Tendulkar made a lap of honor, shedding tears of joy after the victory was sealed in his hometown of Mumbai.

Previously, Tendulkar was one of the 20 candidates for the award.

The foundation has launched the Laureus Sporting Moment 2000-2020 for public voting, which gives fans the opportunity to choose one of the winners of the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards .

The winner will be announced during the Laureus World Sports Awards Show on February 17 in Berlin.

The 20th anniversary Laureus World Sports Awards will honor the greatest sporting triumphs of 2019 and will award the greatest Laureus Sporting Moment of the last 20 years. This campaign shortlists 20 sporting stories from the last 20 years that have left their mark on the world.