Monday, February 28, 2011

Aaila!














The Living Legend,
The God at no. 4
Cricket ka Devta.

Cliché.
But we all know why such clichés have been coined.

When he bats, I switch on my TV and switch off my life.

I remember this particular family vacation, I was 12, I think. We were on our way to some hillstation.
so we had to board a local train for 2 hours. And the train was made to halt because - Sachin Tendulkar was batting at 92 not out. The passengers, the railway officials, everyone on the train waited for Sachin to complete his century.
This 5'5'' master blaster, can make time stop in India!
Here, its quite acceptable to hurl at top notch politicians, but, dare you point a finger at Sachin.

The joy he bring to a billion cricket crazy overgrown bachhas, a million of his countrymen, and the way he handles all the adulation, the expectations with such humility and grace. what a genius.
underneath the helmet, that unruly curly hair, inside that head, there is something we don’t know, something beyond scientific measure. Something that allows him to roam a territory of sport that, forget us, even those who are gifted enough to play alongside him cannot even comprehend.

This post to the man we love,
The man we all want to be.

Ps - This post deserves only one tag.
Pps - THE FINALS ARE ON MY BIRTHDAY!!!!
I'll be driven to depression if we lose, on my birthday!
thats is, if we get to the finals at all.

26 comments:

  1. Deja vu. I've read this post somewhere else.

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  2. No No. Like a couple of days back. Plagiarism.

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  3. My views -
    Random posts.
    Too personal. Would be useful for a stalker.
    Layout - pathetic.
    Bad colour scheme.

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  4. I know right? And the word is so damn difficult. I had to spellcheck it.

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  5. The layout -
    Blue and orange is one of the most preferred colour schemes used ever.
    contrasting colors#
    no strains to the eyes #

    The posts -
    Read above, snippet of My life.
    personal, hence.

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  6. 16 yr old ranting about love life and Sachin.
    Just sayin'.

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  7. I still have read it somewhere. For real

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  8. She's gonna turn 19 in a month.
    And anonymous comments are not appreciated.

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  9. Wow. what loyal followers.

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  10. I didn't invite you to read my blog.
    Don't like, stop reading.

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  11. I thought I'd give you a second chance.
    But your manners?
    Clearly missing.

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  12. Found it. On a friend's wall:

    There are 2 kind of batsmen in the world. One Sachin Tendulkar. Two all the others.Beneath the helmet, under that unruly curly hair, inside the cranium, there is something we don't know, something beyond scientific measure. Something that allows him to soar, to roam a territory of sport that, forget us, even those who are gifted enough to play alongside him cannot even fathom. When he goes out to bat, people switch on their television sets and switch off their lives.

    And the train part I think you've told me before. Maybe.

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  13. Yes she needs a 2nd chance from YOU. Who are you once again? I think anonymous!!

    Yes peevie, a good line tends to remain on your mind, and you tend to use it.

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  14. You can put your sword down Ma'am. I'm not attacking her.

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  15. Naw I'm not talking against you. That was just a line. I am more annoyed by the "anonymous" commenter.

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  16. My bad.
    Don't be. Its probably a frustrated fuck up.

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  17. oh oh oh
    i'll get him hot, show him what i've got

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  18. I just found my karaoke partner. Happiest day of my life.

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  19. Sachin might probably be the most revered cricketer that I know. Respect for him goes beyond crossing the boundary. The phrase 'good things come in small packages' was made for him =P

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