In a fitting finale to what has been a glorious career, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was today chosen for the prestigious Bharat Ratna, the country`s highest civilian award, making him the first sportsperson to be bestowed with the honour.
In-form Rohit Sharma once again created history when he slammed his second consecutive Test century and became the second Indian and fifth batman overall in cricket history to score centuries in the first two Test innings.
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.
Ravichandran Ashwin, one of the star performers in India`s comprehensive victory over West Indies, in the first Test feels that he would probably realize how emotional he is once Sachin Tendulkar has played his 200th and final Test match in Mumbai in another 10 days time.
Swashbuckling opening batsman Virender Sehwag will become India`s ninth cricketer to play 100 Tests when he walks onto the field at Mumbai`s Wankhede Stadium Friday in the second cricket Test against England.
West Indies ended the penultimate day of the final Test as the ones who were dominating as the scorecard read 81/2 at stumps. It was a day that saw a decent crowd turn up in anticipation of an epic century, only to be deceived by ill fate.
West Indies rounded up another solid day of batting even as the home team did manage to scalp a few towards the end. The scorecard read 575/9 at stumps on Day 2 with the Test looking to head into the direction of a draw.