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Wessels: Sachin is the best modern batsman

Kepler Wessels reflects on Sachin Tendulkar's 50th Test century against South Africa in first Test at Centurion (00:00)

December 19, 2010

Posted by jupiterlaw on (December 20, 2010, 13:37 GMT)

If you can tell that Tendulkat is the "best modern batsman", you should be able to tell who is the best ancient batamen. Then who is the best batsman irrespective of time. These adjectives are always used to describe batsmen who are not Australians and Englishmen. In so doing, they leave the implication deliberately that Bradman was better than Tendulkar. The truth is that he wasn't. There were no great bowlers in Bradman"s day. Bradman faced no pack hunters as Tendulkar had against West Indies during their dynasty.

Posted by   on (December 20, 2010, 5:35 GMT)

he's still warming up...lot to come

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