Today marks the launch of Sachin Tendulkar’s new autobiography ‘Playing it my Way.‘
The original title of the book has won widespread acclaim, with one reviewer saying:
“… it’s a pretty accurate title. If he wasn’t the most selfish player of all time, it would have been called “Playing it the Team Way”
My signed, personally delivered copy arrived this week. I’ve now read it from front cover to about page 26.
To ensure you don’t have to waste $24.95 on it like you did with KP’s book, here are the best quotes from the autobiography.
Brian Lara says I’m the best of all time. I don’t think he goes nearly far enough
Sir Donald Bradman said I was the batsman most like him. That’s because we were of a similar height
I’m a Member of Parliament now. I’ve never been. What’s it like?
Why should I have to pay tax on importing a car?
The best bit about Monkey Gate is that I lied to a NZ High Court judge and got away with it.
Wrecking South Africa’s summer by cutting the Test Series short so I could play my 200th Test in Mumbai was everything I dreamed it would be.
Greg Chappell is a chutiya
I can’t believe that Australia thought that Gavin Robertson was a Test cricketer
I only Captained India to 4 Test wins. That’s because the rest of the team were not very good.
Azharuddin and Kapil Dev said I could keep the money
Making a Test double century puts me in the same league as Wasim Akram and Jason Gillespie
You call it cheating. I call it ball tampering.
The best way to defend your honour when caught doing something wrong is to play the racism card.
I got out 27 times in the 90’s not because I felt the pressure, but because I felt the pressure.
I was Man of the Match in only 7% of the Tests that I played in. Clearly that makes me match winner.
I didn’t score a Test hundred in my last 3 calendar years of cricket. Who says I went on selfishly to long?
When they first told me to invest in an ISL soccer team, I thought it was a terrorist league.
I’ve eaten at at my restaurant in Mumbai. It’s not very good.