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Oct 10, 2013
Oct 10, 2013

Tendulkar a perfect role model in star-starved India

MUMBAI (Reuters) – An apocryphal story freely circulated about Sachin Tendulkar holds that for most of his career India’s selectors never debated his place in the national team. They merely asked him if he was available.

The diminutive 40-year-old Mumbai native has enjoyed the same iconic status off the field since his Karachi debut in 1989.

Oct 10, 2013

Cricket-Tendulkar a perfect role model in star-starved India

MUMBAI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – An apocryphal story freely circulated about Sachin Tendulkar holds that for most of his career India’s selectors never debated his place in the national team. They merely asked him if he was available.

The diminutive 40-year-old Mumbai native has enjoyed the same iconic status off the field since his Karachi debut in 1989.

Oct 10, 2013

Tendulkar to quit after 200th test

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar, the world’s most prolific international run-scorer, will retire after playing his 200th test match at home against West Indies next month.

“All my life, I have had a dream of playing cricket for India. I have been living this dream every day for the last 24 years,” the 40-year-old, who compiled a record 100 international centuries, said in a statement released by the Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Thursday.

Oct 10, 2013

India’s Tendulkar to quit after 200th test

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian Sachin Tendulkar, the world’s most prolific international run-scorer, will retire after playing his 200th test match at home against West Indies next month.

“All my life, I have had a dream of playing cricket for India. I have been living this dream every day for the last 24 years,” the 40-year-old, who compiled a record 100 international centuries, said in a statement released by the Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Thursday.

Oct 10, 2013

Cricket-India’s Tendulkar to quit after 200th test

MUMBAI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Indian Sachin Tendulkar, the world’s most prolific international run-scorer, will retire after playing his 200th test match at home against West Indies next month.

“All my life, I have had a dream of playing cricket for India. I have been living this dream every day for the last 24 years,” the 40-year-old, who compiled a record 100 international centuries, said in a statement released by the Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Thursday.

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