The news of Sachin Tendulkar retiring was not a surprising one, instead, it was a relief to see Sachin finally bid adieu. But, it was from the shortest format of the game that he played – one day cricket. He still intends to play the premier format – test cricket. Alas!
Sania Mirza, Rushmi Chakravarthi and Somdev Devvarman were award wildcard entries to the Olympics in the ladies’ doubles and men’s singles. They join Mahesh Bhupathi, Rohan Bopanna, Leaner Paes and Vishnu Vardhan who were selected to play for India by AITA.