Asia Cup 2012 Sachin Stories

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Nov 25, 2011 09:57 ISTIan-stinct

    Second coming makes him the greatest of all batsmen

    When I first learned about English batsman Sir Jack Hobbs' feat of scoring a hundred first-class centuries after his 40th birthday, I marvelled at his tenacity. Ian Chappell writes.

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 11, 2012 00:47 ISTmirpur masala

    Leaving the curls behind, Sachin tries out new look

    If the feeling here was that the Asia Cup was not warming up, things changed on Saturday morning after news came in that the India team's flight from Mumbai had been delayed, and instead of early morning, they would reach Dhaka around noon. Nilankur Das reports.

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 11, 2012 02:47 IST

    Tendulkar dismisses retirement speculation

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has reportedly dismissed speculation that he will retire after scoring his much-awaited 100th international ton.

  • Mar 16, 2012 15:30 IST

    Bradman great but Tendulkar greatest: Hussain

    In the never-ending debate on who among Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest batsman of all time, former England captain Naseer Hussain today said his vote goes to the iconic Indian.

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 16, 2012 16:26 ISTdadagiri

    Sourav Ganguly on Sachin's Special One

    With time, Tendulkar has changed his approach. From a master blaster, he's now an accumulator. And runs keep flowing, writes Sourav Ganguly. They said it

  • 1
    Mar 16, 2012 16:27 ISTKit shot

    Sachin decoded: how he plays cricket

    Equipment matters and the little master makes sure he doesn’t fall short on this aspect. While Sunil Gavaskar never wore a helmet, the other great batsman, Tendulkar is never seen without one even while batting against the spinners. Tendulkar after 35

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 16, 2012 16:40 IST

    The A to Z of Sachin Tendulkar

    Sachin Tendulkar has created history on Friday by completing his hundredth ton in international cricket during the Asia Cup match at Mirpur, Bangladesh. Read about life and career of the Master Blaster...

  •  Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 16, 2012 17:23 IST

    Tendulkar's top five centuries

    Sachin Tendulkar's five most memorable centuries in chronological order after he became the first batsman to score 100 international hundreds.

  • Minister Manmohan Singh
    Mar 16, 2012 17:29 IST

    PM congratulates Tendulkar on his historic ton

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar for achieving a historic 100th international century against Bangladesh during an Asia Cup match in Mirpur.

  •  Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 16, 2012 21:41 IST

    For Tendulkar, it has not always been about the numbers game

    Sachin Tendulkar's illustrious career has been much more than runs and records. Hailed as a genius after he broke into the international scene as a 16-year-old, he has constantly worked on little things to stay on top of the game.

  • 1
    Mar 16, 2012 21:45 IST

    Cricketing world showers praise on the master

    The cricketing world heaped praise on master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who completed his 100th international hundred on Friday in the Asia Cup match against Bangladesh.

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 16, 2012 21:52 ISTSpecial salute

    His success is entwined with contemporary India’s story of growth

    One hundred international hundreds. Say it aloud. Slowly. And then think of where it puts Sachin Tendulkar — prodigious, peerless, generation-straddling poster boy of a sport that defines the world's most populous democracy — in cricket's pantheon. Soumya Bhattacharya writes. A-Z of Tendulkar

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 16, 2012 22:18 IST

    Another great player, but never a Sachin: Achrekar

    The streets leading to ‘Asha’, the building at Shivaji Park in Mumbai where Sachin Tendulkar’s coach Ramakant Achrekar resides, were abuzz with talk of the 100th century. There were fans and photographers outside the ground floor residence for a glimpse of the man who taught Tendulkar the art of batting. Anand Sachar writes.

  • Sachin Tendulkar
    Mar 16, 2012 22:21 IST

    The search for the ‘lost coin’ is finally over for Tendulkar

    Everyone was waiting to check his response. For the first time, Sachin Tendulkar was returning home from a tour amidst calls for retirement. Try as much as he could, Tendulkar was not able to wriggle out of the bad patch in Australia.

  • Indian Cricketer
    Mar 16, 2012 22:25 IST

    Incredible hunger for run was ingrained in Sachin: Rahul

    What stands out in an exceptional career of unbelievable achievements is Sachin Tendulkar's ability to change, adapt and mould his batting according to the conditions around him.