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#Playingitmyway: The Sachin Tendulkar Autobiography Review

click here “This book all in all is pretty dry, but for some strange reason in the end it still made me cry”. It perhaps is my little way of being privy to the journey of the hero we have revered so much. The book in itself traverses his journey in finest detail. It starts with his childhood and ends at that speech he delivered at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai last year. For most of us in

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Playing it my way – Review: The book could had been much more

Yes the review is very late, but that is mostly because I didn’t actually read the book. I heard the audiobook, which was released recently. Now Sachin Tendulkar has probably been the best batsman to have ever played the game. It had been my utmost pleasure to follow his game very closely, and more or less his public life had been an open book by virtue of being on the field of cricket or in

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Cricket in 2014, the highs, the lows and the number 63

It will be an understatement to suggest that 2014 has been an eventful year for the game of cricket. The sport has seen some dramatic events at its administrative level that has had some lauding it, while others gasping at the turn of events. Off the field, controversies, fall from grace, a tell all saga, everything has ensued. On the field has been no less dramatic. Certain teams creating history, some becoming one. It has

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Robert Craddock, You invited the wrath of this Tendulkar Fan, Now face

The year was 1998, yes the golden era of the legend you just abused. The man had scored nine centuries in that period alone. Infact your captain then ‘Steve Waugh’ had said ‘I have scored just one in my entire career, this kid has hit nine in a year’. In the final months of 1998, India was playing a tri nations tournament in Sharjah featuring Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. In one of the matches, Henry

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Critics, Do you still not get eyeballs without bashing Sachin Tendulkar?

So Sachin Tendulkar is coming out with his autobiography #Playingitmyway. For fans like me who have been die-hard followers, this is a moment to get up close and personal with his life. A life which was always cricket first and everything later. A life which was not even touched by a drop of controversy, ever, except one created by Mike Denness, “the Menace” when he alleged ball tampering on the master. A life which is

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