Sachin Tendulkar decides to quit after his 200th Test against West Indies at home
'I can assure you that every time Sachin walks out to bat in his final series, we will look to get him out first ball,' says WI captain Darren Sammy.
Lauding champion batsman Sachin Tendulkar's contribution, opener Gautam Gambhir on Friday said the Mumbaikar's career has encouraged generations of Indians to love the game.
The five-man selection committee headed by Sandeep Patil will meet in the afternoon, a day before India's sixth ODI against Australia, to choose the Test squad.
MCA issued a statement on behalf of Tendulkar saying the senior India player was 'more than happy' to play his final Test in the city.
A portrait as farewell gift, Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana, special ramp for his mother's entry and much more - MCA is on the move.
According to in The Economic Times, just 10% of the 33,500 tickets at the Wankhede Stadium will be sold to the general public.
Wisden on Wednesday named Sachin Tendulkar in its all-time World XI, which is captained by legendary Australian batsman Don Bradman and includes other greats of the game.
Nashik-based Prafuul Sawant has been asked by the MCA to paint a famous landmark of Maharashtra as a farewell gift for Sachin Tendulkar.
Laxman also said that it was Tendulkar who made him feel comfortable in the dressing room in his debut series against South Africa in 1996.
There is a huge demand for tickets from fans across the world, including the US, to watch Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and farewell Test at the Wankhede Stadium here next month leading to a tricky situation to accommodate all, said Mumbai Cricket Association chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday.