Sachin Tendulkar Had Fumed When Rahul Dravid Declared in Multan, Reveals Book

Sachin Tendulkar missed out on a double hundred in the Multan Test when Rahul Dravid declared when the Little Master was batting on 194.

Updated: November 06, 2014 19:10 IST
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Rahul Dravid's declaration in Multan came as surprise to many when Sachin Tendulkar needed only six runs to score a double ton.


New Delhi: Stranded on 194 when stand-in skipper Rahul Dravid declared the Indian innings in the 2004 Multan Test, Sachin Tendulkar has spoken about the anger and shock he felt by the decision which "did not make any sense".

In his autobiography 'Playing It My Way', Tendulkar reveals how hurt he was at the declaration and he told Dravid to "leave him alone" so that he could come to terms with his disappointment of missing out on a double century. (Top 10 Quotes from the Book)

"I assured Rahul that the incident would have no bearing on my involvement on the field, but off the field, I would prefer to be left alone for a while to come to terms with what had happened," Tendulkar writes in the book. (Sachin Would Practice at Night: Ganguly)

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