Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

North at Foot of Sachin's Mountain

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

North at Foot of Sachin's Mountain

Article excerpt

CRICKET: Australian batsman Marcus North was pretty proud to reach 1000 Test runs in the course of his 128 against India at Bangalore.

But he was given pause by a reminder about a player on the opposing side who also posted 1000 Test runs in this match Co for the 14th time.

C[pounds sterling]He's a pretty amazing player isn't he, and to be on the same ground when he brought up his 14,000th Test run is pretty special and I guess it is a credit to his career, to the longevity of the guy,C[yen] North said of Sachin Tendulkar.

C[pounds sterling]You talk about the pressures of Test cricket, this guy's got the pressure of a nation on him, so he's proven to be a class player and he showed that last week (in Mohali).

C[pounds sterling]To see him bring up his 14,000 runs in the same game as I brought up my first thousand, puts things in perspective. …

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