Tendulkar opts out of Sri Lanka ODIs
Indian batting superstar Sachin Tendulkar will skip the upcoming
series of limited-overs matches in Sri Lanka, it was announced on
India will play five one-day internationals, starting in Hambantota
on July 21, plus a one-off Twenty20 match on August 7.
The 39-year-old Tendulkar, who completed an unprecedented century of
centuries during the Asia Cup in Dhaka in March, is the world's leading
run-getter in both Test (15,470) and one-day (18,426) cricket.
Tendulkar, who does not play in international Twenty20 games, has
dismissed talk of retirement but has chosen to play in only some of
India's ODIs in recent years. AFP