This is the Arena for

Caption: Sachin Tendulkar

To Begin with a Tie

As a boy in the second grade, all I knew then was to come back home promptly from school, gulp down a full tumbler of milk, change to a neatly folded pair of t-shirt and shorts, rush out the door, and jump down flights of stairs so that I wouldn’t be a minute too late

March 27, 2009
10: 43 PM

Dawn of the Don


Mar 27, 1994

Sachin Tendulkar 82 (49)

The date is etched in my memories like a pristine glass art. Thinking back those moments, I reel into a complete state of trance and I am now right there, exactly 15 years back, early morning 2:30 a.m. I tune into the sports channel, set a feeble volume, …