Sachin made his test debut in November 1989. This means he will soon complete 21 years in test cricket. Any other player in the cricket history who had such a long run in test cricket?
Also, one more reason none would survive so long in the future is for the reason that the schedules are taxing that most players would wear out in their early 30s. Look at the frequency of injuries to players world wide. There is no recuperation period at all and none wants to wait long to come back fearing they may get discarded for ever. So, they play on pretending to be well whe ...more
Full name Wilfred Rhodes
Born October 29, 1877, North Moor, Kirkheaton, Yorkshire
Died July 8, 1973, Branksome Park, Dorset (aged 95 years 252 days)
Major teams England, Europeans (India), Maharaja of Patiala's XI, Yorkshire