Sachin`s 50th Test 100 a Himalayan achievement: Governor

Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan today congratulated India`s star batsman Sachin Tendulkar for scoring his 50th Test century.

In a congratulatory message, Sankaranarayanan said: "The record of scoring 50 Test centuries set by you in South Africa is akin to scaling the Himalayan peak Mount Everest, and I am sure the record will remain unassailable for decades to come."

"The achievement has pumped up the chest of every Indian with pride. The people of Maharashtra are especially elated by your spectacular century. You are a role model for the cricketers across the world and I do hope that your achievements will enthuse the sports persons in India to do well for the country.

I congratulate you and wish you more glory, now and always," he said.