Originally Posted by G.I.Joe
India didn't play too many tests against Pakistan, Australia and SA when Tendulkar was at his peak. Definitely missed out there big time. IMO with England's traditional 'we don't care about ODI cricket' policy, Tendulkar would have been better off playing for them.
Or else was spared playing against the best pace attacks of that period - Australia, SA, and Pakistan.
I think Tendulkar's record is mighty impressive enough without having to draw long bows to try and embroider it further.