Sachin Tendulkar's retirement wish to be granted

The venue for Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and final match will be decided by the BCCI on Tuesday. The Wankhede Stadium is all set to host India's 2nd Test versus the West Indies with Kolkata likely to be given the opener.

Updated: October 14, 2013 17:12 IST
  • Total Shares

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar's wish to play his 200th and final Test on his home ground here is all set to be granted when the BCCI's Programmes and Fixtures committee meets here tomorrow to chalk out the detailed schedule of next month's West Indies tour.

The committee, headed by Rajiv Shukla, will finalise the schedule of the two Test and three ODI bilateral series.

While doing so, the committee will also grant Tendulkar's wish to play his last Test at the venue where he made his debut in first class cricket -- the Wankhede Stadium. (Wish he played more: Ranatunga)

The Mumbai Cricket Association President Ravi Savant has already stated that the BCCI has agreed to allot Tendulkar's farewell Test to MCA. (Game poorer without Sachin: Pak Media)

The Caribbean outfit is set to play two Tests, from November 6-10 and November 14-18, as well as three ODIs, on November 21, 24 and 27, during its short tour. (Sachin should have retired after world cup: Kambli)

The first Test is likely to be played in Kolkata, while the venues for the three subsequent ODIs will be decided tomorrow. (Dhoni not surprised with Sachin's retirement)

The BCCI is also planning a grand farewell for Tendulkar. (Sachin wants his mother during farewell)

The Board had squeezed in the home series against the West Indies to give Tendulkar an opportunity to retire in front of his home fans. (Wankhede set to host Tendulkar's last Test)

Tendulkar last week announced his decision to retire from Test cricket after playing his landmark match, bringing an end to the intense speculation about his future. (Sachin to retire after 200th Test)

For the latest Cricket news , Score, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and get the NDTV Cricket app for Android or iOS

Leave a comment