Master-Class


9th March 1998: Sachin Tendulkar Demolishes Shane Warne in Chennai

On March 9, 1998, the cricketing world witnessed one of fiercest rivalries between batting genius Sachin Tendulkar and leg-spin legend Shane Warne. The 'little master' smashed Warne all over Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium and plundered a match-winning 155 runs. Warne once said — admittedly, in jest — that Tendulkar, in his heydays, ... More

India vs Pakistan in 2003 was the best World Cup game of my life: Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar, has said that the match against arch-rivals Pakistan in the 2003 World Cup was the best World Cup game he has been a part of. He also admitted that the 2011 semi-final was the most high-pressured game of his life. Sachin scored 98 runs from just 75 balls in the 2003 World Cup match against Pakistan and he ... More

Sachin Tendulkar’s breathtaking display of batsmanship at Cape Town reverberated by generations to come

When the Newlands stadium at Cape Town is bathed in radiant sunshine with the blue sky draping over the monumental Table mountain and Devils Peak in the background, it is arguably one of the most beautiful cricket grounds going around. Back in the 1996-97 season,  India's legendary batsman wielded the willow with mystical brilliance ... More

ICC CEO Dave Richardson rates Sachin Tendulkar’s 169 against South Africa at Newlands one of his best

He was behind the stumps in 10 Test matches against but former South African glovesman and current ICC Chief Executive never found Tendulkar perturbed by the raw pace and short-pitched stuff bowled by Allan Donald and Co. "What fascinated me about Sachin Tendulkar's batting was how much he used to get hurt if he failed to score runs for ... More

Photo Gallery : Sachin Tendulkar’s 51 Test Century at Cape Town

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Tendulkar’s finest ODI performances

143 v Australia, Sharjah, 1997-98 India are chasing Australia's 284, but more importantly they need to score 254 to beat New Zealand on net run-rate, and make their way to the final. Single-handedly, Tendulkar takes India close to the cut-off when sandstorms disrupt the play. Just when making it to the final looks difficult, Tendulkar not ... More

Photos : Sachin Tendulkar’s unbeaten 163 vs New Zealand

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Photo Gallery : Sachin Tendulkar scored 103 against England in Chennai on 2008

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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