Originally Posted by Goughy
The last line of his Cricinfo profile is pretty damning
"But he could never really make it big in the international arena what with the lack of penetration and his tendency to spray the ball all over being obvious shortcomings."
"I want to raise my hand and say one thing. Those who complain about my love for the game or commitment to the game are clueless. These are the only 2 areas where I give myself 100 out of 100."
- Sachin Tendulkar, as told in an interview published in Bengali newspaper Anandabazar Patrika after his 100th International century (translated by weldone)