Book Revisits Magical Moments of Sachin Tendulkar's Final Test

Sachin Tendulkar scored 74 in the only innings that he played in the match. India won the match by an innings and 126 runs.

updated: October 13, 2014 17:26 IST
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Sachin Tendulkar stands and waves in the royal box on centre court in Wimbledon before the start of the mens singles third round match between Spains Rafael Nadal and Kazakhstans Mikhail Kukushkin.
File photo: Sachin Tendulkar during Wimbledon 2014


New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar's final Test appearance has been revisited in a new book which tries to capture all the excitement and emotion during the two and a half days of the match.

"Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar" by writer-journalist Dilip D'Souza is a close scrutiny of Tendulkar's last Test played at the Wankhede in November last year. Besides minute details of the match, both on and off-field, the writer also teases out larger issues that plague the game, in India as well as overseas.

He builds on close and detailed observation of those two and a half days, capturing all the hysteria it spawned, the love and adulation that showered from the rafters at the Wankhede and the choking emotion.

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