Frailties Aside, India Stands Alone at Cricket Apex
April 7, 2011 Leave a comment
For Sachin Tendulkar, it was “the proudest moment of my life.” For his India teammates, it was a chance to pay back the sport’s living legend for all the other times he has had to carry his team.
But most important for India, the six-wicket victory Saturday in the World Cup final confirmed that it, incontestably, has become cricket’s dominant nation, on and off the field.
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From Chris (and daughter Daisy) in Melbourne near York (not Australia): “Awake with my five-week-old daughter who has just started smiling this morning. She must be laughing at the Aussies. That’s daddy’s girl.”