Indian legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar will play his landmark 200th test and also his final test match of the career at his home ground, Wankhede Stadium. It was at this very venue that he made his debut in First Class cricket.
“Tendulkar had expressed the wish yesterday that he wanted to play his 200th match at his homeground and the BCCI (Cricket Board) 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 (MCA) President RaviSavant.
“I don’t want to go into the details. Suffice it to say that the match would be held at the Wankhede Stadium,” Savant told reporters.
The Caribbean outfit is set to play two Tests, from November 6-10 and November 14-18, as well as three ODIs, on November 21, 24 and 27, during its short tour.
The venue for the first Test and the three subsequent ODIs would be decided by the committee headed by Rajiv Shukla on Tuesday.
The BCCI is also planning a grand farewell for Tendulkar, it is learnt.