Sachin Tendulkar Didn't Want to Retire Before 2014

Sachin Tendulkar said he decided to bring down the curtains on his career after the home series against the West Indies in 2013 because he was not sure of battling with injuries for another full year.

Updated: November 08, 2014 16:18 IST
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Sachin Tendulkar was given an emotional farewell at Wankhede.


Sachin Tendulkar, who called time on his illustrious career after the two-Test series against West Indies in India last year, revealed he was keen to go on the South African and New Zealand tours that followed. (Tendulkar's 'Playing It My Way' Breaks All Records)

The BCCI had invited the West Indies for a hastily arranged home series, and soon after Tendulkar announced his retirement from international cricket. The second and final match in his hometown marked the Little Master's 200th and farewell Test. (Tendulkar Maintains Tests Will Always be on Top)

Now, almost a year later, Tendulkar said he would have played on till the end of 2014 but decided against it during the course of a family discussion. (Tendulkar Urges Players to Follow His English Example)

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