….because where else can you jump on the chairs when Zaheer Khan is on a hat-trick that has singlehandedly brought India back into a game….where else can you can listen to 38,400 people scream ‘All is well’ in cohesion as England need 2 runs off 1 ball to defeat your team….where else can you can you stand in queue for three hours and still not get inside in time to see the first ball…..nowhere else.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Sachin Tendulkar
‘The Sachin factor’ was everywhere on Sunday and looking at the support he garnered you could have been forgiven for thinking it was the Wankhede. Following his 47th ODI ton, Sachin’s demigod status was well-adhered to. When he came close to the boundary to field, it caused more than a flutter in the adjoining stands. His every shrug, every save, every stretch, every gesture - was cheered on. An English fan nearby initially thought the buzz was because of a flock of birds flying above the stadium. Ahem.
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