Can You Drop Sachin and Live to Tell the Tale?
by Devanshu Mehta
Nirmal Shekar writes for The Hindu:
Sachin has done enough to deserve the right to choose his own time of departure.
While I don’t think there’s enough evidence to drop Sachin yet, the time may be soon. But this line of thought from Nirmal Shekar (and shared by many) is patently ridiculous.
I foresee new rules for the selectors. Select the players. Then replace them only when a player chooses his time of departure.
If this was how our selectors worked, one Kris Srikkanth may still be in the playing eleven.
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Hopefully he will stand down before his form forces the selectors’ hand.