The month of November, 2013 will be remembered in thes history of Indian sports as the career of two legendary sportspersons to came to an end. One retired from game and the other lost his crown which he reserved for five years.

Sachin Tendulkar retired from international cricket and Viswanathan Anand lost his World Chess Championship title to Norway's Magnus Carslen.

Careers of Anand and Tendulkar had a lot more in common than just accolades and motivations. Both are 40 plus and has brought significant adjustments to the game at different points of time.