: A 153 at the Adelaide Oval, his first at Don Bradman's home ground, in 2007-08. "Unless his nerve fails him or batting becomes a chore, Tendulkar will be back in 2012," wrote Peter Roebuck in the Sydney Morning Herald. "Far from losing focus, he looks eager. Rejecting the captaincy helped him to renew his vitality. After a struggle, he has come to terms with age; has learnt to combine the singles of experience with the boundaries of youth."