Sourav Ganguly bats for Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test in Mumbai

Reminiscing Steve Waugh's retirement in Sydney, Sourav Ganguly said that Sachin Tendulkar should plan his retirement properly and make a prior announcement so that he could be able to play freely.

updated: September 05, 2013 21:23 IST
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Kolkata: Amid the pitched battle over hosting Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test, former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said that it would be a fitting tribute if the Mumbai batsman plays the milestone match at his home ground.

"It would be the biggest thing if Tendulkar gets to play the 200th Test in Mumbai purely on emotional grounds. He has all his friends and family members there," Ganguly said on Tendulkar, who is two Tests shy of the milestone. (Read: West Indies tour of India)

"At this moment, it seems it would be impossible for anybody to break the record of playing 200th Tests. It would be fulfilling moment for him," he said. (Read: MCA wants Sachin's 200th Test at Wankhede)

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