The West Bengal government will felicitate Sachin Tendulkar ahead of Mumbai Indian’s IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens on May 12.
State sports minister Madan Mitra told that, Tendulkar accepted the WB govt request and wrote in a mail that he was looking forward to the occasion.
“It will be a great occasion and we plan to felicitate in a befitting way for his 100th international centuries milestone,” Mitra said.
“I’m looking forward to the occasion. I will be honoured to be felicitated at the iconic Eden Gardens by the chief minister (Mamata Banerjee),” Mitra quoted Sachin as stating in an e-mail.