Sachin Tendulkar - A Definitive Biography

Sachin Tendulkar - A Definitive Biography

Product ID: 15053

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Author: Vaibhav Purandare
Publisher: Roli Books
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 426
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8174363602


This is not a scorebook, nor is it an accumulation of facts or the extension of a globally recognised brand. This is the first in-depth and comprehensive biography of Sachin Tendulkar, and it puts Sachin the cricketer and the human being in perspective. Tendulkar’s story is told here grippingly, with a wealth of rare, unpublished anecdotes that throw fresh light on a remarkable career.

The book probes the psychological birth and growth of the world’s leading batsman, examines the historical forces that shaped his personal and cricketing character, analyses his cricket planning and actions and evaluates the history the man himself has created, whether by making his Test debut at 16 or by breaking records with a stunning regularity.

It just as carefully chronicles and discusses his disappointments, failures and the controversies that have cropped up around his name, and provides an insight into Tendulkar the man, who has for so long been kept from public view.

Above all, the book places Tendulkar in the context of the international cricket tradition and determines his exact place in world cricket history. Capacious and yet crisp, Sachin Tendulkar: A Definitive Biography is Tendulkar in totality.




The Bandra Boy
The City of Cricket
The Schoolboy as Cricketer
The World Beneath his feet
Tons of runs
The big test
Impact on England
Wonder Down Under
The vice-captain as hero
Whose bat is best?
Don of a new era
The captaincy crisis
The Golden Year
Troubled Times
An Uneasy Quiet
Convert into a new mould
Senior Statesman
The Finished and Unfinished Agenda