Tuesday, September 4, 2012

PART TWO:THE REALITY CHECKS OF TODAY'S SACHIN

Any person establishes his mark through his accomplishments leaving behind an image for himself and to be called more than just by their names. We have seen almost everything from heroes to superstars to icons to role models and plenty more. In India, Sachin Tendulkar is someone who just cannot be singled out by any one of those names instead is a super set of all those. He is like an undiscovered chemical compound with a mixture of fame, power, authority, glory, money, critiques, controversies, laurels, tributes, victories, losses. But still today Sachin Tendulkar is an athlete running in a track event in shape of a circular paradox chasing behind his realistic controversies which he wants to shred but is being pulled behind by biased and selfish criticism that just keeps following him.

Monday, September 3, 2012

SACHIN TENDULKAR: THE BOY WHO SURVIVED

For any youngster making his debut in international cricket, the task is very simple. You either pocket in some runs or scalp wickets and make an early impact of a promising future or see yourself tear apart and see yourself grow old dying for another opportunity. But such a scenario was never presented to one young lad. This young boy was drawn in the playing eleven for his prodigal start and a stunning debut first class season just at the age of 16. As he took guard before the bowling stalwarts from Pakistan namely Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis(who also was making his debut), sudden death was inevitable but still this boy survived for 28 minutes and accepted death with grace by telling himself ”Welcome to Test Cricket”.