Sachin Tendulkar set to play his farewell Test at Wankhede Stadium

Sachin Tendulkar will play his landmark 200thTest at the venue where he made his first class debut. Mumbai Cricket Association president Ravi Savant made the announcement ahead of the BCCI Programmes and Fixtures committee meeting on October 15 to chalk out the detailed schedule of the West Indies tour.

updated: October 11, 2013 22:03 IST
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Mumbai: India's iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will bow out from the game, which he embellished for close to a quarter of a century, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai by playing his landmark 200th Test match against the West Indies next month. (Read: Sachin wants his farewell Test at Wankhede, says Ravi Savant)

It was at this very venue that he made his debut in first class cricket. (Read: Sachin's coach Ramakant Achrekar wants to watch his 200th Test in the stadium)

"Tendulkar had expressed the wish yesterday that he wanted to play his 200th match at his home ground and the BCCI (Cricket Board) today acceded to his request and has decided that the Test will be held at the Wankhede Stadium from November 14-18," said Mumbai Cricket Association's President Ravi Savant on Friday. (Read: When Sachin played his first international game in India)

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