Sachin Tendulkar should have played against Pakistan: Inzamam

Inzamam-Ul-Haq is in India as Pakistan’s batting consultant © Getty Images

Lahore: Dec 25, 2012

Former Pakistan captain and current batting coach, Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that Sachin Tendulkar should have played the series against Pakistan before announcing his retirement from limited-overs cricket.

Inzamam, who has played a lot against the Indian legend, said that the retirement marked the end of a golden period in cricket.

“Sachin Tendulkar is a role model for new talent. His lovers would have given a better farewell had he resigned after the series,” he told a news channel, as reported by The Nation.

Tendulkar, who retired from One-Day International cricket on Monday, is the highest run-getter, with 18,426 in ODIs and almost 15,645 in Tests in a career spread across over two decades.

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