CHEAP hostgator.com HOSTING – Limited Time Offer! Use Coupon Code 25PercentOffAllServices Sachin Tendulkar is the MSN Indian cricketer of the year! The Mumbai maestro topped the poll with 37% of the total votes. Explosive opener Virender Sehwag was in second place. 2009 saw the legend of Sachin Tendulkar, intact, and swelling with force. The year was full of runs and landmarks. To start with, Sachin completed twenty years in international cricket. The little master also surged past the 17000-run mark in one-day cricket and crossed 30000 runs overall in international cricket. Sachin Tendulkar was on cloud nine in 2009. Sachin Tendulkar who completed 20 years in international cricket on November 15, 2009, is, arguably, the greatest player of the modern era. Tendulkar has been brilliant. To have survived the tough test of public expectation in India is something, which should be commended. The runs he has scored are an added bonus. He's probably the greatest player to play the game in the modern era and compares with the (Donald) Bradmans and all the legends of the past.. We run out of superlatives when talking about Sachin. He keeps getting better and better. Being that consistent under such pressure from fans, especially at home is a wonderful thing.