Sachin Tendulkar's retirement no shock for Mahendra Singh Dhoni

The India skipper said he knew Sachin's retirement was just around the corner and thanked him for carrying Team India's burden on his shoulders for almost 24 years.

updated: October 12, 2013 18:13 IST
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Pune: Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh DhoniHe is disappointed that Sachin Tendulkar is just two Tests away from quitting international cricket but India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday said he is happy as well to see the celebrated veteran go out on his own terms. (Read: MS Dhoni says bowlers will have better outing in India vs Australia ODIs)

Tendulkar, 40, is expected to play his landmark 200th Test match against the West Indies next month and the matches are scheduled for November 6-10 and 14-18.

He would then bid adieu to cricket as the holder of a plethora of world records, including the only batsman to score 100 international hundreds.

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