little master... talking about the little master...

shared by straight point on Friday, July 10, 2009

In many ways, 1987 was a watershed year. I remember batting particularly well, making more than 1500 runs, so it was disappointing not to get the best junior cricketer award from the Mumbai Cricket Association.

That’s when I got a letter from him. He wrote that I should not be disappointed because bigger awards were in store. At the end, he mentioned that if I looked at the list of players who had received the award, there would be one name missing that hadn’t done too badly in international cricket!

He was referring to himself. That letter is as valuable as any other award I have ever received. That was the beginning of a long and cherished association.


a piece of unadulterated emotions from sachin tendulkar...for his hero...sunil manohar gavaskar...turning sixty today...





as namya said...looking forward to yet another century from you sunny sir...

10 comments:

Naked Cricket said...

Even more than Rohan, SRT is SMG's son, cricket son at least.

It's the little things that make them so similar.

straight point said...

that's how a career is made if you find a guide or mentor just about the perfect time...

Bamble said...

absolutely agreed NC n Pan.

straight point said...

thanks sam...errr...bamble... :)

namya said...

I really hope that he writes his Autobiography. Now that will be real fun :)

straight point said...

indeed namya...

the piece is like very touching soliloquy..

Fark said...

Happy weekend folks.

SMG's exit from test cricket - the timing was almost perfect. Out on a high.

straight point said...

you too fark... :)

perhaps the last one to go on his terms...

Naresh said...

hey nice one SP - thanks.

straight point said...

cheers naresh...

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