Criticism may have played part in Sachin Tendulkar's retirement: Sunil Gavaskar

Sachin tendulkar retire

For Gavaskar, the hurricane knock that Tendulkar played against Australia in Sharjah was his best.

"It has to be the Sharjah one when India had to qualify for the final and not only India need to win the match but score certain runs in certain overs. That was when the real pressure was," Gavaskar said.

Tendulkar had made 143 off 131 balls with nine fours and five sixes in April 1998.

Gavaskar also felt that it would be World Cup win that Tendulkar would cherish the most in his life.

"It's always going to be the World Cup win. There may be many personal achievements but it's entirely different feeling. For me also the 1983 World Cup win is the greatest moment of my career. I did not contribute much and it felt on top of the world and Tendulkar did contribute. It has to be right up there," he said.

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