Ajit Tendulkar drops in at Kotla to watch India play

Updated: 23 March 2013 10:07 IST

With this being India's last Test match at home for the next 15 months, Sachin Tendulkar could be playing his last series at home.

New Delhi:

Sachin Tendulkar's elder brother Ajit Tendulkar dropped in at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground on Friday to watch the first day's play between India and Australia, here.

According to sources close to the cricketer, Ajit is expected to stay back for the entire duration of the final Test, with India standing on the cusp of a historic 4-0 clean sweep.

Ajit, who has been a friend, philosopher and guide of the legendary cricketer, as usual kept a very low profile and quietly left the stadium after watching first day's proceedings.

Ajit played a pivotal role in shaping up the career of the cricketer.

Tendulkar, who will turn 40 in a month's time, is playing his 198th Test match of his illustrious career. (Read Sachin's records against Australia)

This is the last Test match that India play at home in the next 15 months. India's next Test assignment is in South Africa in December-January while they go to New Zealand in February.

Topics : Cricket Australia Sachin Tendulkar India Sreesanth Australia in India 2013
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