Tendulkar reveals why he thought his first innings would be his last

Sachin Tendulkar thought first Test innings Pakistan Karachi would be his last India cricket

Sachin Tendulkar: “First innings of my life, in Karachi, I thought it would be my first and last innings”

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Iconic India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that he believed his first Test innings, which came against Pakistan in Karachi, would be his last as he felt “completely out of place”.

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‘The guys are hurting’, admits Ian Bell

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“As an England team we haven’t done anything close to what we are capable of doing”

England batsman Ian Bell has admitted that the “guys are hurting” after they were once again the victims of a brutal spell of bowling by Australia left-arm pace bowler Mitchell Johnson during the third day of the second Test in Adelaide.

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Broad has left his critics with ‘egg on their faces’, says Sir Ian Botham

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“His bowling is always getting better because he learns and when things are looking tough and hard he brings out something special”

Legendary England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham has announced that pace bowler Stuart Broad has left his critics with “egg on their faces” after he took a five-wicket haul on the first day of the first Ashes Test against arch-rivals Australia in Brisbane.

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‘In short forms of the game there’s a chance bowlers will become an endangered species’, says Ian Chappell

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“Bowlers need to be offered a crumb in the shorter forms of the game otherwise they’ll revolt, as they have done in the past, using extreme methods like Bodyline and chucking”

Following the first three ODIs between India and Australia, former baggy greens captain Ian Chappell believes that “bowlers will become an endangered species” in the shorter formats of the game if batsmen continue giving themselves an advantage by using heavier bats.

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