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COMETH THE HOUR Sydney, 4 March 1992: India were in the middle of a tough World Cup campaign when they took on arch rivals Pakistan. It was their first meet in a World Cup. Naturally the stakes were high and neither team could afford a defeat. The 18-year-old Tendulkar displayed some more of his magnificent back-foot play, racing to a 50 in 57 balls. He then bowled 10 overs for just 37 runs, setting up a win

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THE ACE UP THE SLEEVE Kochi, 1 April 1998: It was one of the rare days that year when Tendulkar failed with the bat. But India still ran up a tall score of 309. Australia began the chase brilliantly, passing 200 in just the 31st over. Enter Tendulkar the bowler. On a day all bowlers had taken a hammering, the maestro bowled 10 overs of off-spin and leg-spin. The Aussies couldn’t read him at all. He took 5-32, his best in ODIs as India ran through the Australian lower-order

How family helps Indian great Sachin Tendulkar hold the world at bay

How family helps Indian great Sachin Tendulkar hold the world at bay -- The Telegraph