Sunday, November 02, 2008

Atherton and Cricket

The archives recall not one single incriminating incident, not one drunken escapade, not one reported affair, not one spat with a team-mate or reporter. Throughout, he has maintained his professional integrity, tailoring his game to the demands of the situation and the team, always giving the game and his craft due care and attention. Is he even human?

Whats wrong with this statement? Is he saying that Tendulkar has achieved so much and yet he does not have a blackspot on his career / life ? So is it really surprising that someone who practiced all that our Veda miss taught us in moral science class (yes we had the smae teacher for both), became a success ? When was it that the causality became reversed ? Are all successful guys expected to have a few black episodes... scandals.. wives.... spats.. and the like?

And here we are thinking moral science is proven, and cricket is a gentleman's sport...

4 comments:

Aravind said...

No, we did not have the same teacher. Am sure of that.
CS

Escape.... Great Escape said...

Dei CS>. i forgot her name... but i remember that short lady, with a round face who taught us Moral Science. And it was not Madhav's aunt who taught me Moral Science... now that would have been hilarious.

Escape.... Great Escape said...

Girija. That was her name. She used to do Kadha Kaletchabams too...

Kaushik said...

Which school were you in, Loori (if I may ;-)?