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Tendulkar still has hunger for cricket: Chetan Chauhan

Tendulkar still has hunger  for cricket: Chetan Chauhan
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Amid speculations on retirement of Sachin Tendulkar, former Test cricketer Chetan Chauhan today said the veteran batsman still had hunger for runs and...

Patna (PTI): Amid speculations on retirement of Sachin Tendulkar, former Test cricketer Chetan Chauhan today said the veteran batsman still had hunger for runs and was the best judge when to call it a day. "Tendulkar still has hunger to play cricket," Chauhan told PTI.

Chauhan, who partnered with legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar for a long time before retiring from the game in 1982, said Tendulkar was the best judge himself to call it a day at a right time. "Though he (Tendulkar) has not scored a century in Test matches for the last two year, but he still has a lot of potential and hunger to keep playing the game", Chauhan, who was here in connection with a run organised by BJP's sports wing, said. He himself is President of BJP's national sports cell.

The former Test opener said that Gautam Gambhir had chance to return to the national team. Chauhan, who played 40 Tests, said Virat Kohli had tremendous potential as India's future captain. "He (Kohli) proved himself as a good captain in the recent West Indies Tri Series which India won and also at Zimbabwe tour," the cricketer-turned BJP leader said.
"His (Kohli) aggressive attitude and cool head even in trying times makes him a fit candidate to lead team India in future," Chauhan said. He paid a visit to cricket academy run by Dayal at St Xaviers school here and encouraged youngsters.
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