BCCI to let Sachin Tendulkar choose venue for his 200th Test

Eden Gardens in Kolkata and Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai want to host Sachin Tendulkar's milestone Test.

updated: September 06, 2013 17:10 IST
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BCCI to let Sachin Tendulkar choose venue for his 200th TestWith both Cricket Association of Bengal and Mumbai Cricket Association having put in a request with the BCCI to stage Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test, the board has decided to leave it to the Little Master to decide the venue.

Though the dates of the series vs West Indies are out, BCCI will take a call on the venues, later this week after Sachin gets back to them. According to BCCI's rotation policy neither Eden Gardens nor Wankhede Stadium can host a Test. Bangalore and Ahmedabad have their turns this time. However, Mumbai can be a 'sentimental' choice. (Read: West Indies tour of India to begin on October 31)

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. (All for Sachin's 200th Test in Mumbai: MCA)

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