Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

Jul 14, 2018, 15:07 IST
  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    Oh no, not again: Sachin Tendulkar is livid with himself after being worked over by Tim Southee at Bangalore on day four of the Test against New Zealand

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    Check my moves: The best part about having S. Sreesanth in the Indian team is the comic relief he provides. Here, he celebrates after famously hitting South African pacer Andre Nel for a six during the 2006 Johannesburg Test

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    You roar, I smile: Yuvraj Singh and M S Dhoni reacted rather contrastingly to India’s World Cup triumph. The study in contrast gives an insight into their individual personalities

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    He’s the culprit: Emotions ran high during the 2008 Sydney Test between India and Australia. In hindsight, both Andrew Symonds and Harbhajan Singh could have handled ‘Monkeygate’ in a more mature manner

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    We did it bro: Very rarely do brothers get a chance to win a game for their country. The Pathan brothers experienced this feeling following a T20 win against Sri Lanka, at Colombo in 2009

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    Down Under: This is what VVS Laxman did to Shane Warne during the famous 2001 Test series in India

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    Hard luck, mate: Andrew Flintoff’s much-appreciated gesture of consoling Brett Lee following England’s two-run win at Edgbaston during the memorable 2005 Ashes series remains among the most touching moments on a cricket field

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    I can’t face this: Inzamam-ul-Haq never shed a tear on the cricket field, until his final innings in international cricket. After being dismissed in the 2007 World Cup game against Zimbabwe, Haq walked away in tears, for once showing his emotional side

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    Grim reality: England held on to the number one ranking for a year rather unconvincingly. The series loss against Proteas not only took away their numero uno status, but also the smiles from their faces

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  • Cricket and emotions: Sachin Tendulkar slamming his bat, Sreesanth dancing

    At last: After being at the fringes of the number one ranking in Tests for the better part of a decade, South Africa finally got there, with the win against England recently. The yell of joy proves how desperate they were to get there

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Cricket is known to be a gentleman's game, but on the other side, it is also quite an emotionally-charged game. We bring you some photos of the sport that not only speak of the emotions involved but also the temperament that is challenged. Pics/ AFP

 

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