India's Tendulkar To Quit After 200th Test Next Month

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India's Sachin Tendulkar will retire from cricket after playing his 200th test match at home against West Indies next month, the world's most prolific international run-scorer said on Thursday.

India's Sachin Tendulkar will retire from cricket after playing his 200th test match at home against West Indies next month, the world's most prolific international run-scorer said on Thursday.

"I look forward to playing my 200th test match on home soil, as I call it a day," the 40-year-old, who has scored 100 international centuries, said.

"It's hard for me to imagine a life without playing cricket because it's all I have ever done since I was 11 years old.

"It's been a huge honour to have represented my country and played all over the world. I look forward to playing my 200th test Match on home soil, as I call it a day."

India are scheduled to host West Indies for two tests in November, which will be the swan song for the batsman.