Greats on Sachin Tendulkar

We did not lose to a team called India...we lost to a man called Sachin.

— Mark Taylor

Nothing bad can happen to us if we're on a plane in India with Sachin Tendulkar on it.

— Hashim Amla

When you bowl at him you are not just trying to get him out, you are trying to impress him. "I want him to walk off thinking 'that Flintoff, he's all right isn't he? I feel privileged to have played against him.

— Andrew Flintoff

He has everything a top batsman needs. Tendulkar is a classic example of a player being so good that his age is an irrelevance.

— Alaister Campbell

What has impressed me the most about Tendulkar all these years is his humble and simple nature. I never saw him ever let the fame and adulation he enjoys get to his head. I wish I had Tendulkar’s hunger.

— Inzamam-ul Haq

Sachin is an attacker. He has much more power than Sunny. He wants to be the one to set the pace. He has to be on top. That's the buzz about him.

— Jeff Thompson

Sachin Tendulkar is an inspiration to all of us older guys, because he was written off a couple of years ago, ironically by one of our selectors, and the fact is he has proved him wrong.

— Simon Katich

India shown in poor light

It’s the case of a worker’s right versus a diplomat’s privilege. Amidst all the tension surrounding the economic policies, the upcoming General elections and the corruption charges involving various high profile Indian politicians, the Khobragate incident has resulted in shifting our focus towards a frivolous matter. Mrs. Devyani Khobragade, an IFS officer, currently working as Deputy Consul General in the Consulate General of India in New York was charged and arrested on the basis of committing visa fraud and underpaying her servant Mrs. Sangeeta Richard according to US Laws.

Every dog has its day

My CAT results are out and they are abysmal. I am already 24 and this was my first attempt at cracking an MBA. Frankly, I didn't expect my score to be in the late 90's but at least was hoping to be in the reckoning of some good b-schools. I had already shed my fair share of tears after I had finished my CAT exam. The most important thing of scoring well in CAT is that a lot of very good b-schools open up and so it has been a tough pill to swallow.

Mr. BCCI President - Enough is enough....

S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan, Vindoo Singh, Gurunath Meiyappan, the list goes on and on. Mr. President's 3 rotten eggs theory hasn't worked. Surely, it can't get any worse for Indian cricket.

Mumbai Marathon

It is that time of the year when Mumbai will stand on its feet with the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon scheduled on 19th Jan. This has brought back memories of me participating in the 2011 edition, a sense of nostalgia.

5 brands that Sachin made immortal

How often do we remember an athlete after he’s out of action? How often do Hansie Cronje, Jason Gillespie, or even Mohammad Azahruddin come up during fond memories of the golden era of cricket? Hardly. And that’s what public memory is. It is fleeting, highly distracted and transient to say the least. There are however, some who tame this lack of recollective power to become names that are repeated over and over again, over decades and generations. One such name is Sachin Tendulkar.

Farewell Speech

For One Final Time

For one final time, here is a tribute to the man who has given us a reason to smile and rejoice for the past 24 years. Hail the superman of World Cricket. It's time to bid adieu to the King. We will miss you, our own Little Master!!!

For one final time... Dazzle us with your sumptuous drives and belligerent pulls, fill us with ecstasy and pride, fill us with tears of joy.
For one final time... Handle a billion expectation and carry the nation on your shoulders.
For one final time... Thank you and Goodbye Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar...