Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar is carried on his teammates shoulders after India defeated Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final played at The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 2, 2011.   (WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images)

Sachin Tendulkar, a New Hero For a New India

The cricket legend’s talents are beyond question. But what if his superstardom has to do with more than skill?