Nov 302011
 

Centuries scored in Tests should be treated differently from those scored in ODIs, and the hype around Tendulkar’s anticipated 100th international ton equalises two different orders of achievement, writes Mukul Kesavan in the Telegraph. Making a hundred in a Test is a lot harder than making a hundred in an ODI. The opposition’s best bowlers can bowl at you endlessly instead of being limited to 10 overs, Test cricket features many more close-in catchers and as the pitch deteriorates over five days, batting gets harder. Getting runs quickly is harder…

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