Wish Sachin Tendulkar played few more Tests as game needs him, says Arjuna Ranatunga

For Ranatunga, Tendulkar is an epitome of humility which makes him stand out among his peers.

updated: October 13, 2013 16:56 IST
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New Delhi: Sri lanka's world cup winning former captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels that Sachin Tendulkar could have continued playing test cricket for some more time which would have only benefited the traditional format of the game.

"I wished that he (Sachin) could have played test cricket for a bit more time as the game needs people like Sachin Tendulkar more than ever. my sincere hope is that Sachin will continue to support test cricket even in retirement as he has done during his playing days," Ranatunga said during a media interaction after a seminar at the FICCI on Sunday.

About a player's decision to retire, Ranatunga said in his case, it took him three days.

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