“Commit all your crimes when Sachin is batting because at that time even God is also watching him” – Written in MCG
The little wonder from Mumbai, Sachin, has done it once again. Done what no one could do. His double century has taken the cricketing world by storm. This article isn’t just about feting the 200. It’s more about the twenty years of gritty determination, unflinching will and technical perfection.
Sachin, who still proves to be a nightmare for the bowlers around the world, has been is in a sublime and consistent form in 2010. And the most surprising aspect is his age which forces us to abandon rational thinking as rational thinking advocates loss of form, physical frailty with increasing age. So how is Sachin able to defy time? According to him, it’s the love for the sport and the hunger for runs that keep him moving forward. We have witnessed a lot of legends showing some going down with time and here it’s the opposite – getting better with time. It shows the amount of years left in him.
According to Shahid Afridi, Sachin’s absence from the T20 World Cup is an advantage for other teams. That Sachin has made his presence felt in this format of Cricket, in IPL, and how, which was tailor made for swashbuckling action, contrary to Sachin’s playing style, is a worthwhile achievement.
Sachin’s contribution to Indian cricket has been immense - be it setting milestones or breaking records, Sachin has attracted vast audience to Cricket, made cricket supremely popular in India and also made India a force to reckon with in the cricketing world.
As time moves on, I fear only one thing – Sachin’s retirement, though that is the most undesirable but inevitable. The question is: Can anyone fill Sachin’s shoes?
Ironically, India could never win a World Cup with Sachin being a part of Indian squad, in spite of Sachin piling up fifties and hundreds. To get India a World Cup in the sport where he is considered God is Sachin’s last... [continues]
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