Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the youth in the country should emulate Sachin Tendulkar, who played his 200th and final Test in Mumbai today, on how to pursue excellence without taking recourse to short cuts.
India`s batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday kept alive hopes of a big farewell knock with an unfinished 38 on the first day of the second cricket Test against the West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium.
Cricket may not be too big a sport in this part of the world but leading US publications have nonetheless paid tribute to retiring Indian superstar Sachin Tendulkar, applauding the veteran batsman for his "supreme" talent and a career lived with soft-spoken integrity and humility.
A day after it crashed due to heavy traffic, Kyazoonga.Com, which was to sell tickets for Sachin Tendulkar`s 200th and final Test match, today announced that all the tickets made available to them by the state cricket association were sold out within 15 hours of going on sale.
KyaZoonga.Com - the website selling tickets for Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th Test was back in action on Tuesday, but is has been reported that all the tickets made available to it for Little Master’s final Test appearance have been sold.
As Sachin Tendulkar`s illustrious career draws to an end, Olympian wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Amit Kumar Dahiya want the retiring Indian batsman to enthral the cricket-crazy nation by scoring centuries in his final two Tests.
The Mumbai Cricket Association today issued a statement on behalf of retiring great Sachin Tendulkar saying the senior India player was "more than happy" to play his final Test in the city and he would be pleased whichever way MCA chooses to felicitate him.
Mumbai Cricket Association today fixed the prices for the tickets to its member clubs and public at large for Sachin Tendulkar`s farewell Test against the West Indies at Wankhede Stadium here next month.
In order to prepare for the two-match Test series against the West Indies next month, Sachin Tendulkar will play for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy preliminary round match against Haryana at Lahli starting on October 27.
Sachin Tendulkar, who is to retire from Tests next month after playing his landmark 200th match at the Wankhede Stadium here, on Tuesday presented trophies to winners of a simulator-based inter-school cricket tournament.
Champion batsman Sachin Tendulkar will bow out from the game, which he embellished for close to a quarter of a century, at the Wankhede Stadium here by playing his landmark 200th Test match against the West Indies next month.