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.
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