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We don't need him to say these things [about Tendulkar] just because he is retired.

Harbhajan Singh delivers his take on the Gilchrist-Tendulkar affair

Oct 25, 2008 Tweet | Share

The archives recall not one single incriminating incident, not one drunken escapade, not one reported affair, not one spat with a team-mate or reporter ... As Matthew Parris wondered of Barack Obama in these pages recently, is he human?

Michael Atherton ponders the sinless Sachin Tendulkar in the Times

Oct 19, 2008 Tweet | Share

I'm so disappointed at what's being written and said about Anil Kumble ... He's been around for over 18 years and his achievements do all the talking.

Sachin Tendulkar defends his team-mate

Oct 19, 2008 Tweet | Share

Why did you get out to such a silly shot?

Anjali Tendulkar tells off her record-breaking husband for a poor stroke.

Oct 18, 2008 Tweet | Share

To me he will not just be remembered as a great player and a lovely human being, but as somebody who tried to learn Bengali for the last 14 years but never managed to do so!

Sourav Ganguly pays a sort of tribute to Sachin Tendulkar

Oct 18, 2008 Tweet | Share

I don't know how they can figure out what's going on in my mind when sometimes I myself can't figure that out.

Journalists work in mysterious ways, Sachin Tendulkar finds out

Oct 17, 2008 Tweet | Share

Success is a process... During that journey sometimes there are stones thrown at you, and you convert them into milestones.

Sachin Tendulkar in an interview at the end of the day he went past Brian Lara to become the leading run-scorer in Test cricket

Oct 17, 2008 Tweet | Share

I think you are at the wrong press conference.

Sachin Tendulkar answers a query about his retirement plans

Sep 18, 2008 Tweet | Share

"Even my father's name is Sachin Tendulkar.

Tendulkar's daughter, Sara, tells her class her father's name after the teacher informs them of a restaurant of the same name in Mumbai

May 31, 2008 Tweet | Share

Performance is one thing, performing back to back is something else. People may call him [Tendulkar] a sitting elephant, but he's the best. He never said a word, and wanted to let his bat do the talking.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni speaks for his veteran team-mate

Mar 8, 2008 Tweet | Share

With Tendulkar, it's like the elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about.

Sanjay Manjrekar wonders why Sachin Tendulkar's failures, especially while chasing, are not questioned by the media

Feb 28, 2008 Tweet | Share

With Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, it was better to be friends and make them smile rather than wind them up.

Sledging doesn't work with all players, warns Shane Warne

Feb 10, 2008 Tweet | Share

I now know what Sachin Tendulkar feels every time he bats in India.

Adam Gilchrist soaks it up while batting in his final Twenty20 in front of a packed MCG

Feb 6, 2008 Tweet | Share

Sometimes I need to look at the scoreboard to figure out whether I'm batting hundred-plus or whether I am on zero.

Sachin Tendulkar struggles to distinguish between his standing ovations for entering the pitch and then for getting his half-century and century.

Jan 30, 2008 Tweet | Share

Commit all your crimes when Sachin is batting. They will go unnoticed because even the Lord is watching.

A placard at the SCG when Sachin Tendulkar was on his way to a magnificent century

Jan 9, 2008 Tweet | Share

He is my hero and playing against him is a special moment in my life. I cherish that.

Sachin Tendulkar reflects on playing against Viv Richards during a Yorkshire-Glamorgan county match

Dec 2, 2007 Tweet | Share

He loves India. He has named his child India. His biggest player is actually Tendulkar. Right now I'm hoping Tendulkar does not hit a catch to him because he will probably drop it to watch him bat.

Irving Romaine on team-mate Lionel Cann, who is just a bit overawed by being at the World Cup

Mar 3, 2007 Tweet | Share

It really surprises me ... you are so consistent and I'm not

Sachin Tendulkar, on his 33rd birthday, thanks the media for their unwavering love and affection and assures himself of a good press into the bargain

Apr 25, 2006 Tweet | Share

The positions of Jupiter and Mars are not good. I wish I am wrong but this is what the stars tell.

Abdullah Shaukat Chowdhry, a 70-year-old astrologer from Lahore, predicts that the end is nigh. The end of Sachin Tendulkar's career, that is ...

Jun 4, 2005 Tweet | Share

Come on, his sleeves are absolutely unique.

A female fan in Kolkata explains how to recognise Sachin Tendulkar

Dec 6, 2004 Tweet | Share

Nothing bad can happen to us if we're on a plane in India with Sachin Tendulkar on it.

Hashim Amla, the South African batsman, reassures himself as he boards a flight

Dec 2, 2004 Tweet | Share

Sachin Tendulkar is, in my time, the best player without doubt - daylight second, Brian Lara third.

Shane Warne delights the Indian press with his views on batting greats of this era

Oct 8, 2004 Tweet | Share

If you get Dravid, great. If you get Sachin, brilliant. If you get Laxman, it's a miracle.

Brett Lee repeats the words of wisdom of his former captain, Steve Waugh

Sep 27, 2004 Tweet | Share

The thing about India is that while they will miss Sachin, they have the ability to put out another batsman nearly as good.

Michael Vaughan gives overestimation a new meaning before the first match of the NatWest Challenge

Aug 31, 2004 Tweet | Share

Sometimes you get so engrossed in watching batsmen like Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar that you lose focus on your job.

Yasir Hameed tries to zero in on the exact reason for dropping a vital catch in the third Test at Rawalpindi

Apr 13, 2004 Tweet | Share

Sachin was so focused. He never looked like getting out. He was batting with single-minded devotion. It was truly remarkable. It was a lesson."

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova joins the Sachin Tendulkar fan club after watching him bat at Sydney

Feb 2, 2004 Tweet | Share

You can never say that he is out of form. He is a volcano waiting to explode and we hope he doesn't do that against us in the one-dayers."

Daryl Tuffey hints that Sachin Tendulkar's modest form may be the calm before the storm

Oct 22, 2003 Tweet | Share

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