A recent study ranking the best Test batsmen of all time has placed Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid above Sachin Tendulkar. The list prepared by two economists is based on criteria like the batsman's career average, value of runs scored to the team and his consistency.
The scientific analysis puts Sehwag at sixth ahead of Rahul Dravid (10th) and Sachin (11th) for their value of runs scored for the team. As far as consistency goes, Sachin follows Rahul at fifth position. Sehwag takes the 12th position in the category.
The list features only five Indian batsmen but what is more baffling is that Sachin Tendulkar has been ranked eleventh, much below than where he deserves to be. The fact that the late Sir Donald Bradman tops the list is understandable, but placing the God of Indian cricket below Sehwag for me is like injustice done to the legend, but my friend and colleague Bikash has a different take on it:
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