And soon they might have another hero from the same household to wax lyrical about.
Son of Sachin, Arjun, has been making waves in Indian underage cricket and not just with bat, but also with the ball.
The 16-year-old, who is a handy pace bowler, recently posted a century for a Sunil Gavaskar XI in an Indian MCA under-16 tournament in Mumbai on Tuesday, sending Twitter into a flutter in the process.
He's got a long way to go to emulate the feats of his father, who'd already made his Test debut by the age of 16. Nevertheless, it would be an understatement to say watch this space.