SachinTendulkar will probably remain the only cricketer in the history
of the game who has been forced to prove himself time and again.
you after a phenomenal run for more than 18 seasons and 27,000 plus
international runs! To not have an ODI hundred in Australia is not a
sin but that is what most pundits thought. Sachin has clearly been a
case of being consumed by the monster he himself created. The weight of
expectations has sometimes been unrealistic and yet he has carried on
gamely. His determination was evident right from the start of the
innings and good that he found an able lieutenant in young Rohit Sharma.
was a perfect one-day innings. Sachin was tiring towards the end but
was still able to manufacture shots that precluded the Australians from
bowling to a pattern. Rohit has come on nicely in this tour. Barring
the manner in which he played Michael Clarke, where I thought he gave
him too much respect, his