Kandivli clubhouse named after Sachin Tendulkar

Published: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 11:59 [IST]
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Kandivli clubhouse named after Sachin

Mumbai, Oct 23: Sachin Tendulkar will be honoured with a cricket club in his name November 11 with the Mumbai Cricket Association deciding to name its new Kandivli clubhouse after the cricket maestro.

"We shall name the Kandivli clubhouse after Sachin. The unveiling will be done there Nov 11 with both the teams of India and West Indies witnessing," newly-elected MCA president Sharad Pawar said here Tuesday (October 22).

Sachin will retire from the game at the end of the forthcoming second India-West Indies Test match - his 200th (from November 14-18).

To be held on a grand scale, the Nov 11 function will attendance of top dignitaries including Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N. Srinivasan, and all past cricketers from Mumbai who have played tests and Ranji Trophy matches.

Pawar said that the BCCI is likely felicitate Sachin 10 minutes before the start of the much-awaited historic Mumbai test Nov 14.

The Kandivli clubhouse will also exhibit many photographers from the long cricketing career of Sachin, Pawar added.


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