Sachin may play against Australia

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:09 IST

Sachin Tendulkar announced that he could play the first Test against Australia which starts on October 6.

Mumbai:

Sachin Tendulkar is making sure that Australia can't sleep easy. The 'Bombay Bomber' today announced that he could play the first Test which starts on October 6. Tendulkar however is definitely not playing for Mumbai in the tour game against the world champions that starts tomorrow. Sachin to play? On his way to recovering from a tennis elbow injury Sachin Tendulkar dropped by the nets to wish his Bombay team good luck before their three-day game with Australia which begins on Thursday. The Bombay Bomber had some good news for Indian cricket fans. Though it is too early for any decisions, Sachin made it clear that he has not ruled himself out of the first test. "I'm not. I'm just waiting for the doctors to give me a green signal and then let them know how I feel and take it forward from there," he said. Comeback time And though the batsman is itching to get out in the middle again, he does not plan to take any chances and rush his comeback. "It's never easy but I don't have any option and I want to get back to playing," he said. Sachin Tendulkar has an excellent record against the Australians. In fact, many of the Australian team members have said that just not seeing the name Sachin Tendulkar on the Indian batting line up will be a psychological boost for them. But Sachin is just concentrating on regaining his strength to get fit in time for the first Test on October 6 in Bangalore.

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