Tendulkar v Murali

We wrote about the various World Cup storylines during the quarter-finals. The stories of Tendulkar and Murali, two ageing greats, seem to be the strongest now, but that’s mostly due to hindsight. All the same, it makes for a good narrative. There’s also a minor subplot that no-one will care

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Taking Sachin Tendulkar for granted

It is so easy to take Sachin Tendulkar for granted. He’s 191 not out against Australia. You see that and you think: “Of course he’s 191 not out against Australia. Why wouldn’t he be?” The statistics are everywhere. Picking some pretty much at random, this was his eighth hundred in

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How good is Sachin Tendulkar?

If Sachin Tendulkar hits exactly 100 and another batsman hits exactly 100, Sachin Tendulkar is top scorer. When Sachin Tendulkar gets bowled, it is only because he can hear the thoughts of wood and one of the stumps has insulted him. The wood only insults him because it is bitter

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Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag

Comparison’s probably inappropriate, but Virender Sehwag is more eye-catching than Sachin Tendulkar these days and people get infatuated with the way he plays. As we asked this morning: which is more memorable, a Virender Sehwag double hundred or a Virender Sehwag 15? His achievements are high profile. A couple of

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Meet Sachin Tendulkar

It’s probably the World Twenty20 and the Ashes, but we’re getting an insane number of press releases sent to us these days. Today we’re going to tell you about two separate competitions where you can meet a cricketer. This is the first one. It is classy. Sachin Tendulkar is doing

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