All posts tagged Sachin Tendulkar

The God Who Failed*
March 16, 2012, Comments Off

  I write this not to praise Tendulkar, but to denounce the hundred. 1. It has come in a game India  lost. 2. It ...

Nobody should be bigger than the team, not even Tendulkar.
Defeat and its consequences – India’s tour of Australia, 2011-12
January 16, 2012, 2 Comments

Four years ago, the WACA Ground in Perth was the scene of one of India’s finest test match victories. The loss in the ...

2011 in Review
December 30, 2011, 2 Comments

It was only in September, when Critical Twenties turned a year old, that I wrote a piece on the year in sport, and in th ...

Sport Critical Digest: 6.12.11
December 6, 2011, 4 Comments

The Critical Digest Week 1: (28.11.11- 4.12.11)

An Incredible Journey
April 11, 2011, 4 Comments

As much as a Tendulkar century – what would have been his hundredth in international cricket – in a victorious final ...

World Champions 2011: We’ve come a long way
April 10, 2011, 3 Comments

A similar moment was the India-Sri Lanka semi-final at the 1996 World Cup. I watched as Tendulkar fell for 65, followed ...

The Semifinal
March 31, 2011, 6 Comments

In this fine piece on perceptions of the great Ayrton Senna, Emma John says that it is often difficult for us, especiall ...

Let’s not go all Moral over Tendulkar’s Walk
March 23, 2011, 18 Comments

On Sunday 45000 people crammed into Chepauk to witness what they perceived would be a divine experience. When Sachin Ten ...

The genius of Sachin Tendulkar
March 5, 2011, 12 Comments

‘Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see’. These are the famous words of ...

India versus England – gripping, yet flawed
February 28, 2011, 13 Comments

As narratives go, the tie at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore between India and England was as compelling as any. Th ...