What he said:
"We don’t want that fairytale to come true though."
Andrew Strauss is certain that his team has no intention of gifting Indian maestro, Sachin Tendulkar, his 100th century on the occasion of the 2000th Test —also the 100th five-day match between the two sides.
What he really meant:
“Fairy tales are bedtime reading. Tons are hard won. The only magic is hard work and grit.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“We’ll have Kevin Pietersen, our Prince Charming, bowl to Sachin.”