from India Insight:

Sachin on Sachin: Memoir of a cricketer

November 11, 2014

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from India Insight:

Tendulkar exits, Anand slips during emotional 2013

December 27, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar bid a teary-eyed farewell to cricket while contemporary Viswanathan Anand lost his world chess crown in an emotional year for Indians in sports.

from Left field:

Tendulkar’s retirement a boon not a bane

November 20, 2013

While Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement may have been looked upon as the saddest chapter in Indian cricket, the fact remains that his exit can only work to the benefit of MS Dhoni’s emerging Test side.

from Left field:

Importance of being Sachin Tendulkar

November 18, 2013

For 24 years Sachin had been India's happiness index.

If a common man, while wading through the struggles of his daily life, smiled, it was mostly when Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar took guard for India. All that has come to an end with his retirement.

from India Insight:

Sachin Tendulkar: What his peers said over the years

November 14, 2013

By Sankalp Phartiyal and Aditya Kalra

Sachin Tendulkar's 200th test match, against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium, will also be his last as the 'Little Master' brings the curtain down on a glittering 24-year cricket career at the age of 40. (Click here for main story)

from India Insight:

Documentary captures Indian cricket’s lesser-known faces

October 28, 2013

Prithvi Shaw is 14 and looks like any other schoolboy at first glance. But those who have seen him wield a cricket bat call him India's next Sachin Tendulkar. They say he's as natural and as powerful in his stroke play as the world's most famous batsman was at that age. Shaw started playing when he was three, going up against people more than twice his age.

from Left field:

Life in the time of Federer and Tendulkar

September 18, 2013

In sports, the fear of loss does different things to different people. It spurs athletes to greater heights; for spectators, it often changes the topography of their nails. In some, it induces mild depression.

from Left field:

Domination in ODIs a thing of the past

February 7, 2013

Recent results in one-day cricket have not only made a mockery of the rankings but it has also injected some much-needed excitement in the format.

from India Masala:

Ferrari Ki Sawaari: Would you please hurry up?

June 15, 2012

Towards the end of Rajesh Mapuskar's "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", as the protagonist and his son are re-united and embrace each other, cry and wipe the tears off each other's cheeks, an onlooker hesitantly asks "aap jaldi karenge zara?" (would you please hurry up?). It might sound like an insensitive thing to say, but perhaps that is what someone should have said to Mapuskar as he went about making this film.

from India Insight:

Sachin Tendulkar: from Wankhede to parliament

April 27, 2012

So it's just a matter of time, according to media reports, before Sachin Tendulkar swaps his India jersey for starched white and walks into the Rajya Sabha.