Sunday, October 31, 2010

Cronje was the bowler who tested me the most: Tendulkar!

Sachin Tendulkar ability accept addled bowlers the apple over but the alone bowler who managed to agitate the Indian batting figure to an admeasurement that he "didn't apperceive what to do with him" was the backward Hansie Cronje.

The ex-South African captain, who died in a even blast afterwards actuality banned for match-fixing, was the one man Tendulkar begin adamantine to accord with and bowling address had annihilation to do with it.

"Honestly. I got out to Hansie added than anyone. When we played South Africa he consistently got me out added than Allan Donald or Shaun Pollock. It wasn't that I couldn't aces him, it's aloof that the brawl seemed to go beeline to a fielder," Tendulkar told 'The Guardian'.

Cronje, primarily a middle-order batsman, was able with his average clip attractive 43 wickets in 68 Tests and 114 ODI wickets in 188 matches afore his amazing abatement from adroitness attributable to the 2000 match-fixing aspersion in which he was the prime accused. He died in a even blast in 2002.

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