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When Sachin Tendulkar unleashed his ‘desert storm’, Suresh Raina skipped school to watch it

It was April, the summer of 1998, 1 pm in the afternoon. Two kids, Sonu and Amit, were rather anxious in the classroom of their school in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh. "Tendulkar ki batting dekhni hai (want to see Tendulkar bat)," they muttered to each other. India were to take on Australia in the Coca Cola Cup in Sharjah. A place in the final ... More

Tendulkar Set an Example By Not Endorsing Tobacco or Alcohol

By IANS May 31 is celebrated across the globe as World No Tobacco Day and while many speak of Sachin Tendulkar’s credentials on the cricket pitch, one of his many heart-winning traits off the field has been his commitment to never endorse tobacco products or alcohol. Tendulkar has been an icon for youngsters for more than three ... More

Brett Lee picks Sachin Tendulkar as greatest batsman

Former Australian pace spearhead Brett Lee on Tuesday (May 26) said that legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar is ahead of West Indies icon Brian Lara in the race for the greatest batsman he has bowled to... "You think of Sachin Tendulkar, it just looked like he had more time," Lee said during an Instagram live session with former ... More

Mahmudullah reveals how Sachin Tendulkar helped him get a sponsor on his bat

By Crictracker Sachin Tendulkar has an eye for spotting talents at a young age. In the past, people have heard stories about him predicting a good future for cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw. However, there have also been stories that he had said something similar for Mahmudullah Riyad. In a recent interaction, ... More

Sachin Tendulkar rates 44 vs West Indies in 1997 Trinidad ODI as one of his favourite innings

Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar opened up on one of his most "cherished" innings in one-day cricket, recalling his knock against West Indies in the 1st ODI at Trinidad in 1997 which ultimately went in vain for the visitors. Tendulkar, who was the captain at the time, said the 43-ball 44 he made in that game against the likes of ... More

Virat Kohli wishes he had played Sachin Tendulkar’s 1998 ‘Desert Storm’ knock

Virat Kohli has been on a record-breaking spree with the bat in the last few years. The 31-year-old has already amassed 21,000+ runs and 70 centuries in international cricket. Despite achieving it all, the Indian skipper on Sunday (May 17) revealed that he wished he had played Sachin Tendulkar's iconic 'Desert Storm' innings against ... More

Fact Check: Did Dale Steyn really trap Sachin Tendulkar in front of stumps in the 190s?

The verdict seems to have gone completely against Dale Steyn after the Proteas speedster claimed that Sachin Tendulkar was erroneously given not out to a LBW appeal on way to his historic 200 not out — the first double hundred in ODIs — in Gwalior, on February 24, 2010. Steyn, during a Sky Sports Cricket Podcast with England pacer ... More

Gautam Gambhir picks Sachin Tendulkar over Virat Kohli, reveals reasons

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir said that he would pick Sachin Tendulkar over Virat Kohli in the ODIs format. India legend Tendulkar retired from all forms of cricket in 2013, with numerous records etched to his name. He remains the only cricketer to register 100 international hundreds. Kohli, so far, has registered 27 Test tons and ... More

Sachin Tendulkar Would Have Scored 1.30 Lakh Runs in Today’s Era: Shoaib Akhtar

Making it clear that it is not right to compare Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar felt it is unfair because the former played in the toughest era of cricket, unlike 31-year-old current India skipper. Sachin Tendulkar batted in the toughest era of cricket: Akhtar The Rawalpindi Express also stated that ... More

‘You could not give a bad ball to him’: James Anderson, Dale Steyn recall bowling against Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is regarded as one of the legends of cricket. The India batsman etched his name in the record books, as he surpassed numerous feats in his career that were once considered impossible. He became the first player to register 100 international hundreds, a record which no one has been able to surpass yet. He also retired with ... More