Sachin Tendulkar


Tendulkar creates history with 12,000 runs

IANS The roar of a few thousand spectators was enough to announce his arrival on the lush-green outfield of the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium on Friday. As Sachin Tendulkar walked in, he surely must have carried the burden of expectations of millions of fans to achieve the biggest record of his cricketing career. Tendulkar ... More

People sometimes throw stones and you converted them into milestones : Sachin

Taking a dig at critics clamouring for his retirement, Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said he converted stones thrown at him into milestones.   "People sometimes throw stones and you converted them into milestones," Tendulkar said after surpassing West Indian legend Brian Lara's earlier record 11953 Test runs.   The master batsman, ... More

Tendulkar breaks Lara’s record to become highest Test run scorer

Sachin Tendulkar became the highest run-scorer in the history of Test cricket today, eclipsing Brian Lara's record during India's match against Australia. The batsman, accorded demi-god status in his country, required 15 runs to pass Lara's total of 11,953 and he finally got there with a push to third man for three off the bowling of Peter ... More

Master Class At Sydney – A regal knock

Banner at the ground summed up Australia's affection for Sachin Tendulkar. "Commit all your crimes when Sachin is batting," it read. "They will go unnoticed because even the Lord is watching." Great players have a feel for the big stage and Tendulkar couldn't have chosen a better moment to turn in such a regal performance. Efficient and ... More

‘He is not going to stop at 35’ – Gavaskar

Gavaskar, a man who has been close to Tendulkar throughout his career, was lavish in his praise. "I have said it before that Tendulkar is the closest thing to batting perfection that the game has seen," he told Press Trust of India. "Look at the stillness of the head, the straightness of his backlift, the ease of playing shots off either the ... More

“It was a very emotional one for me” : Sachin Tendulkar

In relaxed yet sporty clothes, shy grin plastered across his face, under the glare of numerous television-camera spotlights, Sachin Tendulkar was calm and collected, but you could sense the excitement and sheer joy as he answered a volley of questions after reaching his 35th Test hundred. "Landmarks happen. You just go and bat because you ... More

Sachin Tendulkar’s interview after beating Pakistan in 2003 World Cup

Everyone calls your 98 against Pakistan on Saturday very special -- where do you rank it? I would put it up there with the best I have played -- it was easily one of the biggest games of our lives, for all of us, and we came through it with a win. I am very happy about that. From a technical point of view, how would you review this ... More

Tendulkar awarded ‘Maharashtra Bhushan’

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and I T wizard Dr Vijay Bhatkar were conferred with 'Maharashtra Bhushan Puruskar', Maharashtra's highest civilian award in Mumbai on Tuesday. Tendulkar, became the youngest recepient at the age of 28, when he received the award for the year 2000-01, from the Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh at a simple ... More

Tendulkar wins Coopers & Lybrand Award/CricInfo Survey

In a press release today, Coopers & Lybrand announced that Sachin Tendulkar of India has won the Coopers & Lybrand award as the International Test player of the year. He was chosen by the Coopers & Lybrand panel as the top Test performer of the last twelve months. Ted Dexter, who chaired the panel, commented: "This year ... More