Sachin Tendulkar has announced to retire from IPL just after a moments after Mumbai Indians won their maiden IPL title beating Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs on Sunday night.
Sachin who did not played the finale because of his injury though did not informed about his desire of playing the Champions League T20.
Sachin announced about his retirement during a TV interview ”This will be my last IPL. This has been a fantastic season for our team. We had a good season on third IPL before winning the title today,” sachin told the media during his TV interview.
“I think this is the right time to stop playing the IPL. I am 40 which in need to accept it. So I had decided this was my last season,” he further described in his interview.
Sachin who had played 78 IPL matches in its six season has scored 2334 runs at an average of 34.83 and a strike rate of 119.81. He scored one century and 13 half-centuries.
Tendulkar, who had announced to retire from ODI last year now the Champions League T20 remains the only cricket he might play other than first-class.