Indian cricket March 23, 2006

Let him be, let him choose

Kadambari Murali writes about the reason she fell in love with cricket, and hopes Tendulkar gets a chance to choose his time of exit.

Kadambari Murali writes about the reason she fell in love with cricket, and hopes Tendulkar gets a chance to choose his time of exit.

In a world of greys and blacks and whites, of people who seemed older, more forbidding, Tendulkar was a breath of fresh air - he filled in all the colours. We lived our lives vicariously, through his life. When he did well, we did well; when he didn't, we cried.

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan is a former assistant editor at Cricinfo

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