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I am fit to play against SA: Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday dispelled concerns that he will not be available for the Test series against South Africa because of fitness related issues, saying he was fully fit to play the series.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2008 08:24 AM IST

Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday dispelled concerns that he will not be available for the Test series against South Africa because of fitness related issues, saying he was fully fit to play the series.

"I have played the last match. As far as I am concerned I am fit. I have not said anything before on this. I will certainly play against South Africa. There is no doubt," the champion batsman said.

Tendulkar was named as the captain of the 'Mumbai Indians' team for the forthcoming Indian Premier League to be held from April 18 and also unveiled the logo of the team at a promotional event here.

According to news reports, Tendulkar has been advised rest for two weeks by outgoing physiotherapist John Glostor at the end of the tour of Australia. The first Test against South Africa commences in Chennai on March 26.

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