By Dr. Arvind Subramanian The first time Tendulkar was given that divine status was not by an Indian but by Australia Matthew Hayden, who said: "I have seen God. He bats at No 4 for India!" It was following Hayden’s comments that did the Indian media - known for its extremes – began addressing Tendulkar as "God of Cricket". As celeb after celeb used it at will in social and conventional media, the sobriquet got legitimacy of sorts.
October 20 2012, 12:12 amRead More