Apparently,

Sachin Tendulkar welcomes criticism, but it should not be the knee-jerk variety or without any cricketing logic.

Tendulkar is not given to extremes and his analytical mind puts things in perspective. He sees the bigger picture and he wants cricket buffs to understand that.

Sachin, who these days speaks like an elder statesman, wants to be a freelancer, not bound by any specific role.

Take a look at this article of Vijay Lokapally!