Thu, 30 Aug 2012 08:52:05 GMT | By PTI

Sachin Tendulkar rules out retirement for now

Bangalore: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday indicated that he would not retire for now.


Sachin Tendulkar rules out retirement for now (© AFP)

"As long as there is a reason to wake up with a reason in the morning, it makes sense in continuing (playing cricket). The day I don't enjoy wielding bat in my hands, I will think otherwise. But that moment hasn't come as yet. When I will get that feeling, I will confirm on that," he said after receiving the Batsman of the year at an awards function.

His younger contemporaries like Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman have hung up their boots from international cricket.

Receiving Special Award for notching up a double ton in an ODI match against the West Indies, Virender Sehwag said his next target was to play 100 Tests for the country.

In a lighter vein, Sehwag said superstition did not apply to him when he approached double ton in any form of cricket as he did not give any room for the bowlers to think much.

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