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NASSER HUSSAIN: Mighty Sachin Tendulkar even tops Lara, Ponting and The Don!

I have never liked comparisons between great players, but after Wednesday’s incredible game it must be said — Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest batsman of all time. Better than Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting, the other two great players of my era. Better than Sir Viv Richards, Sunil Gavaskar and Allan Border. And I would even say better ... More

I’d like to bat another full 50 overs – Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar: "Since I was timing the ball well, I could be more aggressive and put pressure on the bowlers" © Associated Press Sachin Tendulkar who broke the record for the highest individual ODI score, overtaking Saeed Anwar and Charles Coventry on his way to the format's first double-hundred, has said his ability to bat the entire ... More

Sensational Sachin Tendulkar smashes world record one-day innings and first ever double hundred for India

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar broke the record for the highest individual score in a one-day international innings in the 153-run victory over South Africa in Gwalior. Tendulkar also notched the first ever one-day double hundred as he ended his innings 200 not out having batted throughout the entire innings. He built partnerships ... More

Tendulkar thanks Gavaskar for letter written in 1987

Tendulkar recalls how a hand-written letter from Sunil Gavaskar helped him get over the disappointment of not winning MCA's best junior cricketer award The letter... Dear Sachin, I wanted to write earlier but something or the other came in the way. Then I thought it better to write at the beginning of the new season rather than at the ... More

Tendulkar greatest batsman ever: Richard Hadlee

Sachin Tendulkar may not boast of a Bradmanesque average but his ability to adjust to all formats of the game makes him the greatest batsman ever, legendary New Zealand all-rounder Richard Hadlee said on Friday. Hadlee, who was inducted into the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame on Friday, was in absolute awe of the Indian ... More

Bradman’s compliment is the best I’ve ever got: Sachin

Don Bradman would have turned hundred on Tuesday, and his name has been reverberating in the cricketing firmament since the last 80 of those years. But the last 20 years, another player's name has been mentioned in the same breath as that of The Don. Indeed, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, who Bradman referred to as "The Little Bonzer," has been ... More

`My childhood dreams have come true’ : Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar says that he was extremely naughty and very difficult to handle during his childhood, and his only dream was to wear the India colours. Now 33 and lauded as the best batsman since Sir Donald Bradman, he reveals in his forthcoming book Tendulkar's Opus how he evolved from being an unmanageable child to India's youngest-... More

A ride with Sachin – Sambit Bal interviews with Sachin

In a 2004 interview, Tendulkar speaks about his decade and a half in cricket and how the game, and his approach to it, have changed. Sachin, this is your 15th year in the game. For many that's an entire career. How much do you think cricket has changed in your lifetime?  Definitely, the game has changed. I would say one-day cricket has ... More

Sachin didn’t tamper with ball: ICC

international cricket council (icc) on wednesday made it clear that sachin tendulkar had not been found guilty of ball tampering by its match referee mike denness whose action sparked off a bitter controversy with serious implications for the game. earlier, match referee mike denness has said he does not believe that sachin tendulkar, whom he ... 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