'Lost' Sachin not enjoying game, says Gavaskar

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Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 18:14 [IST]
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Sachin not enjoying the game: Gavaskar

Nagpur, Dec 17: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels Sachin Tendulkar was "lost" in Nagpur Test against England and wants the Master Blaster to quit the game if he is not enjoying the game.

Is Tendulkar retiring after Nagpur Test?

With a drawn result in fourth and final Test between India and England in Nagpur on Monday, the visitors took the series 2-1.

Before start of play on fifth day, there was speculation that Tendulkar will retire from the game after the Test. The batsman did not field for the entire day barring the first hour.

Gavaskar, who was part of the Star Cricket commentary team for the Test series, made his observations on Tendulkar to NDTV on Monday.

Speaking to the English news channel, Gavaskar said: "Sachin (Tendulkar) looked lost in Nagpur. I don't think he is enjoying the game."The former opener felt if Tendulkar is not enjoying the game he should "quit."

"If Sachin (Tendulkar) is not enjoying the game, he should quit."

On Tendulkar's future plans, Gavaskar added: "I'm sure Sachin (Tendulkar) will reassess his future plan."

Tendulkar ended the four-match Test series against England with 112 runs from six innings. He is without a Test hundred since January 2011.


Story first published:  Monday, December 17, 2012, 17:51 [IST]
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