Originally Posted by Sir Alex
I hoped he would get his call in the coming series to Bangladesh. However with Tendulkar being focussed on keeping his record intact and his rivalry with Ponting, his chances of a debut look seriously slim.
Saying that Tendulkar is playing just to maintain his records is being pretty stupid. That he is motivated enough to play for India after 20 years itself is a marvel. Since when has a player good enough to get into any team at the moment deciding to take rest from a ODI series and play in the test series mean playing to keep his record intact?