We ask Nick Compton for his thoughts on Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar. Compton is on tour in India and although he has spent plenty of admiring watching Tendulkar bat, he hopes that this time he won't be seeing too much of him.
Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has become the fourth non-Australian cricketer to be made an honorary member of the Order of Australia.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard revealed the award during a trip to India although Tendulkar will not receive his award until he returns from the Champions League Twenty20 in South Africa.
India's selection panel, led by Kris Srikkanth, has continued its rotation policy when selecting their One-Day International squad for their tour of Sri Lanka, which begins in Hambantota later this month.
Virender Sehwag, Umesh Yadav and Zaheer Khan, who were both rested for the Asia Cup in March, have returned to the 15-man squad, while Sachin Tendulkar has been rested for the five-match series.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the latest game in the Indian Premier League - IPL 2012 - IPL 5 - which saw Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians to stay in the final.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni - helicoptor shot, sixes and all, led his side with an unbeaten half-century while Michael Hussey, Subramaniam Badrinath and Dwayne Bravo all chipped in with the bat and after Sachin Tendulkar was run out, Mumbais' innings fell away and they closed on 149 for nine in reply to 187 for five to lose by 38 runs.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the two latest games in the Indian Premier League - IPL 2012 - IPL 5 - which saw wins for the Pune Warriors and Rajasthan Royals.
The opening game saw new Pune captain Sourav Ganguly lead his side to a 28-run win over Mumbai Indians, who perhaps missed Sachin Tendulkar, and then Rahul Dravid led the Rajasthan Royals to victory over the Kings XI Punjab and Adam Gilchrist.
The Pune Warriors sprung a surprise by beating the Mumbai Indians by 28 runs in their opening game of the Indian Premier League 2012.
They made 129 for nine but bowled superbly to restrict the Mumbai side - missing Sachin Tendulkar through injury - to 100 for nine in reply.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the opening game in the Indian Premier League - IPL 2012 - IPL 5 - between Chennai Super King and Mumbai Indians.
The game was unfortunately not the greatest in terms of a contest as Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh led the Mumbai team to an eight-wicket win over Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the Chennai Super Kings.
A cricket betting video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket betting odds as John Pennington and Alastair Symondson look ahead to the Indian Premier League 2012 just hours before the IPL 2012 - IPL 5 - gets underway in Chennai.
Nine teams are battling it out this season to join Rajasthan Royals, Deccan Chargers and Chennai Super Kings as winners of the trophy. Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be leading the Super Kings as they attempt a third straight title victory while Sachin Tendulkar will be hoping to inspire the Mumbai Indians to victory in both the first match (against Chennai) and the tournament overall.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look ahead to the Indian Premier League 2012, Sri Lanka vs England and West Indies vs Australia in Test cricket.
The IPL 2012 gets underway on Wednesday when reigning champions Chennai Super Kings, led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni take on the Mumbai Indians. Sachin Tendulkar has relinquished the captaincy and Harbhajan Singh takes over but can he lead them to victory.
The Mumbai Indians have confirmed that Sachin Tendulkar has relinquished the captaincy and handed the role to off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.
Harbhajan captained the side during the opening season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) when Tendulkar was unavailable due to injury and now takes over full-time.
The Mumbai Indians have played down reports about Sachin Tendulkar missing the 2012 Indian Premier League due to injury, confirming that he will be available for the whole tournament.
The 2010 runners-up issued a statement confirming that Tendulkar would not be skipping the tournament due to a toe injury.
A cricket betting video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket betting odds as John Pennington and Alastair Symondson look ahead to the Asia Cup 2012 final between Bangladesh and Pakistan.
As well as looking back on Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century, they try to predict the result of the game and amongst other things, which team will hit most sixes and whether there will be a century during the game.
An enterprising UK firm had been eagerly waiting for cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to hit the historic landmark of 100 international centuries - after catching a lucrative deal worth up to £4.2 million.
Autographs of the World has been appointed sole, worldwide exclusive agent to market five items of limited edition memorabilia signed by Tendulkar to celebrate the India star becoming the first ever batsmen to hit the milestone; one of the most incredible achievements in modern sport.
Britain's secret little post office at Bletchley Park has commemorated Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century with a special stamp issue.
The sheet of 20 1st class stamps features an exclusive painting by renowned cricket artist Christina Pierce. It is accompanied by a designer envelope featuring another study of Tendulkar by Christina to which a single stamp has been added.
SACHIN TENDULKAR is 7/1 with Ladbrokes to hit more than 106 international 100s for India.
Tendulkar finally made it to his century of centuries and the bookies favour the talismanic batsman to hit two more tons (3/1) before bowing out of international cricket. It's 6/1 that he stays on 100 or there's a 7/1 chance that he takes his tally to 106 or more.
Sachin Tendulkar was unable to celebrate a victory on the occasion of his 100th international century as a superb run chase from Bangladesh threw the Asia Cup 2012 wide open once again.
Tendulkar had scored 114 to help India post 289 for five but his side were defeated thanks to half-centuries from Tamim Iqbal, Jahurul Islam and Nasir Hossain as well as a blistering unbeaten 46 in 25 balls from captain Mushfiqur Rahim.
A cricket betting video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket betting odds as John Pennington and Alastair Symondson look ahead to the upcoming matches between the West Indies and Australia as well as India v Pakistan in the Asia Cup.
Fresh from scoring his 100th international century, can Sachin Tendulkar lead his side to victory against their biggest rivals? Can the West Indies take advantage of an Australia side missing Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting to score a win?
International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar has paid tribute to Sachin Tendulkar after his compatriot reached his 100th international century.
Tendulkar scored 114 against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup to end a lengthy wait for the landmark, scoring his 49th ODI century in the process.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look at Sachin Tendulkar scoring his incredible 100th international hundred - no other player has come close to registering one hundred hundreds and his landmark century came against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup.