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Sachin Tendulkar - 'The hero India was looking for'

Perhaps the most complete batsman and the most worshipped cricketer in the world, Tendulkar holds just about every batting record worth owning in the game, including those for most runs and hundreds in Tests and ODIs, and most international runs.

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About Legends of Cricket

ESPNcricinfo's Legends of Cricket were chosen by a panel of judges nearly as distinguished. From Bradman to Tendulkar, from Sobers to Imran, these are players from across eras and countries, and this series of television portraits captures them through the eyes of their peers and some of the most astute observers of the game.