Sachin Tendulkar wants farewell Test at Wankhede, says MCA president Ravi Sawant

The BCCI's tours and fixtures committee, headed by Rajeev Shukla, will meet on Tuesday to finalise the venues of the series. The BCCI is also planning a grand farewell for Sachin Tendulkar, it has been learnt.

updated: October 11, 2013 21:40 IST
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New Delhi: Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium is set to host the farewell Test for Sachin Tendulkar after the legendary batsman expressed a wish to play his landmark 200th match against the West Indies next month in front of his home crowd. (Read: Sachin's coach Ramakant Achrekar wants to watch his 200th Test in the stadium)

"Tendulkar has requested the BCCI to hold his farewell Test at Wankhede Stadium," Mumbai Cricket Association president Ravi Sawant told PTI. (Read: When Sachin played his first international game in India)

"He has expressed his wish that the second and final Test of the series be held in Mumbai," Sawant added. (Read: Brabourne and Wankhede fight for Sachin's 200th Test as BCCI plays truant)

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