Kolkata / Bangalore /New Delhi, Nov 07 (ANI): Cricket fans expressed disappointment over Indian batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar's dismissal at 10 runs by West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford during his 199th match in Kolkata on Thursday. Fans painted in colours of the Indian national flag feigned apathy to Tendulkar's dismissal pointing out that their idol had another opportunity to make his fans proud. Meanwhile, praising Tendulkar, former Indian cricketer, Kirti Azad said that Sachin's dismissal was merely a human error. Tendulkar, who made his international debut against Pakistan in 1989 as a 16-year-old, would play the 200th Test match of his career at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai against the West Indies between November 14 and 18, before bringing down the curtain on a glorious 24-year international career and retiring from all forms of the game.
Nov 7, 2013
India vs West Indies: No Fairy Tale Innings for Sachin Tendulkar as Llong Howler Sends Little Master Packing
Kolkata, Nov 6 (ANI): Cricket fever gripped Kolkata on Wednesday as fans pinned hopes on Indian batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar who is playing his 199th match at Eden Gardens stadium, as he decided to bring down the curtain on a glorious 24-year international career. Fans hoped that Sachin Tendulkar would make the country proud by making a century against West Indies. Some of the crazy fans painted in colours of the Indian flag, blew conch shells and cheered for their idol. Tendulkar, who made his international debut against Pakistan in 1989 as a 16-year-old, would play 200th Test match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai against West Indies that is being played between November 14 and 18 before bringing down the curtain on a glorious 24-year international career and retiring from all forms of the game.
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