You hate him or love him, but one should admire him. Even after 20 years, at the age of 36 years, he plays brilliantly and that is Sachin Tendulkar. What is your opinion on this count ?
With ongoing series at Bangladesh, Sachin Tendulkar's 44th Test century added gloss to a dismal India batting effort on the second day of the First Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
In September 2007, former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne published his list of the 50 greatest cricketers who had played during his time, in which Tendulkar had secured the number 1 spot.
Sunil Gavaskar, one of the greatest Indian Test batsmen, regarded as Tendulkar as being the "closest thing to batting perfection."
Shane Warne had mentioned a decade back, "I'll be going to bed having nightmares of Sachin just running down the wicket and belting me back over the head for six. He was unstoppable. I don't think anyone, apart from Don Bradman, is in the sa ...more
Sachin Tendulkar is indeed a statisticians delight
Most career runs: Most centuries: Most fifties
Most thousand-plus runs in a calendar year
Most runs in a calendar year: Most hundreds in a calendar year Most nineties in a career Most fours in career Fastest to thousand-run mark: 10000 runs in 259 innings and 11000 runs in 276 innings
Highest overall partnership runs by pair: 7980 runs with Sourav Ganguly at an average of 48.07 in 169 innings
Highest overall partnership runs by openers: 6362 runs with Sourav Ganguly at an average of 50.09 in 129 innings
Most hundreds by pair: 25 hundreds stands with Sourav Ganguly in 169 innings
Most consecutive matches: 185 ODIs from April 25, 1990 to April 24, 1998 eight years without missing a match
Most Man of the Match awards: 55 awards in 399 matches @ 7.26 matches for every award
Most Man of the Series awards: 13 awards in 94 se ...more
Then u have the other category of players, the contenders. We remember these guys. Nobody has forgotten Patodi or Kapil Dev!
Sachin is definately the contender breed of players! REspects to him 4 his hard work and dedication!