Sachin Quits Odi

  • Sachin Tendulkar thanks his fans on Twitter December 25, 2012

    Sachin Tendulkar, in an emotional message on Tuesday, has thanked his fans for being supportive during his 23year ODI career. The 39yearold, who announced his retirement from ODIs on Sunday, tweeted: Words are not enough to express my thanks to each of you for all the love & support I...
  • Words not enough to describe Sachin's greatness: Jayasuriya December 24, 2012

    New Delhi: They have been fierce onfield competitors but like a true champion, former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya acknowledged that Sachin Tendulkar was a "true champion on and off the field." "I don't have words to express Sachin's greatness. I have had good experience while playing against him for Sri...
  • There was no pressure on Sachin to retire: Shukla December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior BCCI functionary and IPL Chairman, Rajiv Shukla, on Monday denied reports that Sachin Tendulkar was forced to retire from oneday cricket, saying it was purely his decision. "There was no pressure on Sachin Tendulkar to retire from this format of the game. It is for the player...
  • Exclusive: VVS Laxman reminisces Sachin Tendulkar's glorious ODI career December 25, 2012

    Accolades have been pouring in for Sachin Tendulkar who called time on his ODI career on Sunday from all quarters, but who other than VVS Laxman, who played with him for so long, would describe the maestro better. The classical batsman shares some of his memories of Tendulkar...
  • Wasim, Waqar salute 'special' Tendulkar December 24, 2012

    Karachi: Famed Pakistan pace duo Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis on Monday paid rich tribute to Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, labelling him "the greatest batsman of this era". Tendulkar, 39, announced his retirement from oneday internationals on Sunday after scoring 18,426 runs in 463 matches with 49 centuries all...
  • 'Criticism may have played part in Tendulkar's retirement' December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar says consistent criticism might have played a part in influencing Sachin Tendulkar's decision to quit oneday cricket and it would have been fantastic had he gone after completing 50 ODI centuries. Tendulkar had been struggling for runs for quite some time, leading to debates...
  • A tale of Tendulkar and his glorious legacy December 23, 2012

    "I have decided to retire from the One Day format of the game. I feel blessed to have fulfilled the dream of being part of a World Cup wining Indian team. The preparatory process to defend the World Cup in 2015 should begin early and in right earnest....
  • Tendulkar quits ODIs, leaves an impossibletofill void December 23, 2012

    Type Sachin Tendulkar in Google search and 42,600,000 results pop up in 0.19 seconds. It's not just numbers but testimony to a following that neither any contemporary nor the oldtime cricketers have enjoyed. So the response to the news of his ODI retirement is expectedly colossal and evokes a unanimous...
  • Pakistan team lauds Tendulkar's glorious ODI career December 23, 2012

    Bangalore: The Pakistani players on Sunday fell short of words while describing Sachin Tendulkar's impact on world cricket and said the Indian batting legend will be missed sorely in Oneday cricket following his retirement. Tendulkar called it a day on his 23yearold Oneday career on the eve of the series against...
  • Time stands frozen in front of Tendulkar: Time magazine December 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Leading news magazine Time eulogised Sachin Tendulkar as one in front of whom time appeared to have stood frozen. The champion batsman announced his retirement from Oneday international (ODI) cricket on Sunday. In its tribute to the Indian batting great, the news magazine said: "It seems while Time was having...
  • Tendulkar mulled retirement over last three days December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar's decision to retire from the ODI format was taken over "last 72 hours", though he formally informed the BCCI only last night. According to a source close to the cricketer, the eventual decision was taken in the last three days with BCCI president N Srinivasan being...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's ODI career in numbers December 23, 2012

    In a surprising move, India's senior batsman Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar announced his retirement from oneday cricket on Sunday, just prior to the start of Pakistan series starting on December 25. If Tendulkar's Test records are phenomenal then his ODI numbers are more imposing. Tendulkar will always be remembered for his batting,...
  • Who said what on Sachin's ODI retirement December 23, 2012

    Tributes have started pouring in for Sachin Tendulkar after he announced his retirement from ODIs on Sunday just before the selection of the Indian squad for the upcoming Pakistan ODIs. A host of current and former cricketers have reacted to the news. Let's see who says what. Sourav Ganguly: I felt...
  • The best of Sachin Tendulkar's knocks in ODIs March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: There are so many memories that Sachin Tendulkar has given us since he made his ODI debut in 1989. On a day when Tendulkar retired from the 50 overs cricket, we present some of the best knocks that he played during his long career. 1) 200* vs South Africa,...
  • Tendulkar's ODI retirement a surprise: Srikkanth December 23, 2012

    Former India opener and selector Kris Srikkanth said he was expecting Tendulkar to play against Pakistan and that the batsman's decision has come as a surprise. ...
  • BCCI: 2015 WC preparations prompted Tendulkar to retire December 23, 2012

    Mumbai: It was not the clamour for his retirement but the thought of the Indian cricket team's preparations for the next 50over World Cup in 2015, which prompted Sachin Tendulkar to walk into ODI sunset here today, according to a top BCCI official. "What he has expressed is his concern that...
  • Goodbye Sachin: Tendulkar retires from oneday cricket December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from ODIs on Sunday. The 39yearold was expected to make a return for the upcoming ODI series against Pakistan. Tendulkar, who played 463 ODIs and made a record 18,426 runs with 49 hundreds, said in a statement released by the BCCI: "I...