Tendulkar reveals how he knew it was time to retire

India v West Indies 2nd Test Day 3

“I realised that I had to force myself to wake up and go about my day”

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It was a sad day in world cricket when iconic India batsman Sachin Tendulkar brought his illustrious career to an end in November 2013. But, when exactly did the ‘Little Master’ know for sure that it was time to step away from the sport he loved?

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ICC clarifies Perera’s dope test date

Perera's sample that tested positive was taken on October 12

Perera’s sample that tested positive was taken on October 12

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera’s dope test sample that tested positive for a banned substance was taken on October 12 and not during the Pakistan series in June and July, as a statement from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) recently said.

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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 1: Guptill’s 156 gives New Zealand upper hand

Guptill celebrates after scoring his third Test century

Guptill celebrates after scoring his third Test century

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New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill has been under heavy criticism as of late, but he silenced his critics with a superb 156 to put his side in a commanding position against Sri Lanka on the first day of the first Test in Dunedin.

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