India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from one-day international cricket.
The Board of Control for Cricket confirmed the 39-year-old, regarded as the world's greatest living batsman, had decided to bring an end to his 50-over career after 463 one-day international caps.
Tendulkar spoke to BCCI president Narainswamy Srinivasan before announcing the decision.
The Little Master said on the governing body's official website: "I have decided to retire from the one-day format of the game."
Tendulkar added: "I feel blessed to have fulfilled the dream of being part of a World Cup wining Indian team."