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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Another Sachin and Kambli !!!

Just came across this article from Mohandas Menon,

Sachin-Kambli record eclipsed

When about 19 years back two Acherakar boys from Mumbai's Shardashram had a 664 run partnership noone would have thought that one of them would be then would go on to become Sachin Tendulkar. The thing is that one of them was Sachin Tendulkar was such an historic event that it overshadows most of the events of that decade and maybe even that century. Noone can deny the god like status Sachin has achieved today but even God shows their best as kids. About Kambli people remember more for his stupid hairstyles (or no-hairstyles) and his crying after the SriLanka semi-final loss at Eden Garden's 1996 rather than his double double centuries against England. He was a good enough batsman always there but never so much there.

Now its the turn of two kids from Hyderabad, India's new sporting hot-pot( Sania and Saina emerging from there) to give us Mohammad Shahbaz Tumbi and B Manoj Kumar. These two non-teenagers have broken one of the longest standing records in Under-18 cricket( Infact highest partnership in CLASS of Cricket) in India scoring 721 runs in a partnership for their school and hope they continue the good efforts till they grow up and play for India one day.

Hoping that both of them goes the Sachin way, not his friends way.

4 comments:

dk said...

i wrote an article on the same thing, just to find that smthing has already been posted :(
anyways..just adding to the post this fact :-

"St Phillip's ended the match in the mammoth Vs goose sumo fight as the opening bowler Akram picked up 7 for 11 to wrap them up for 21 in seven overs."

its crime to kill the other team in such a manner

Prasoon said...

Wo..
Saw the details of the match n also I must - the pic was well dugg from history..
Great !!

desh said...

haan classic kambli tendya pic
is always shown on TV...

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