Sport Jacques Kallis gets a kiss on the head from South Africa captain Graeme Smith after the all-rounder's century

He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton

Record-breaker Tendulkar tops the all-time list for Test caps

Sachin Tendulkar became the most capped Test player in the history of the game yesterday, but once the record had been marked and his 169th appearance for India recorded, it was Sri Lanka who left the field the happier side.

Bob Willis: The Verdict is in and England retain Ashes but IPL is 'garbage'

From fast-bowling great to cult hit on TV, Bob Willis tells Stephen Brenkley he would ban overseas players and despairs at how our game is being run

Brian Viner: Genius is not all it's cracked up to be

Some of the claims made on behalf of current 'greats' don't stand up

Outside Edge (28/02/10)

Form an orderly queue, ladies; Howard Stern, American radio's prime "shock jock" – think Russell Brand without the restraint – is organising a Tiger Woods Mistress Beauty Pageant, to be held on 10 March. First prize is $100,000, and four of the 13 women so far identified as fitting the criterion have reportedly agreed to appear. The contest is sponsored by a "married but looking" dating website, whose motto is: "Life is short, have an affair", and the hunt is on for judges, though one of Stern's targets, Elin Nordegren, alias Mrs Woods, isn't returning his calls. But look, who's that at the airport? Why, it's Cheryl Cole, a frequent flyer to the US and a reality-show panel veteran, not to mention... Sign her up, Howard. It was meant.

Sachin Tendulkar: Little master

He is an adored symbol of the new India who this week rewrote cricket's record books yet again. Only Don Bradman outranks him as a batsman, and his astonishing career is far from over

Tendulkar the history man

The 'Little Master' becomes the first man to score 200 in one-day internationals

Tendulkar smashes way to world record

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar broke the record for the highest individual score in a one-day international innings in today's second ODI against South Africa in Gwalior.

South Africa shaken by Sehwag's assault

South Africa 296 India 342-5

India tighten grip over South Africa

A typically brutal century from Virender Sehwag helped India tighten their grip on the second day of the second Test against South Africa at Eden Gardens.

Steyn rips apart India with spell of 5 for 3

South Africa 558-6d India 233 & 66-2

Kallis foils India to rise up century list

South Africa 291-2 v India

Tendulkar and Dravid reach milestone

Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid smashed centuries as India took a firm grip of the second and final Test against Bangladesh by cruising to a 226-run lead yesterday.

ICC wins fight to use umpire review system in Test series

After several days of negotiation, imploration and good old-fashioned arm twisting, it was announced yesterday that the system of reviewing umpiring decisions will be used in the Test series between South Africa and England.

Tendulkar celebrates 20 years with century

Twenty years and five days after his first Test appearance, Sachin Tendulkar made his 43rd century yesterday. It was less dazzling than most of the previous 42 but there was a sense of inevitability that he would mark his two decades as an international batsman and it ensured that India saved the first Test match against Sri Lanka in Ahmedabad.

Middlesex want Tendulkar after signing Gilchrist

Middlesex have signed Adam Gilchrist for the group matches of next season's Twenty20 Cup - and are confident of securing Sachin Tendulkar as well.

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