Tendulkar, who failed to reach the milestone despite coming close at least twice during the Test series, might be selected for the last two matches of the ongoing ODI series when national selectors meet on Monday.
India [ Images ] leads the five-match rubber 2-0.
Tendulkar had been rested from the squad for the first three matches but sources say the 38-year-old wants to play the remaining two matches of the series scheduled on December 8 and 11 in Indore and Chennai respectively.
The Kris Srikkanth-led selection panel will meet on Monday to pick the squad for the remainder of the series besides injured pacer Praveen Kumar's [ Images ] replacement for the upcoming four Tests against Australia [ Images ].
Tendulkar's last international century came on March 12 during a World Cup group league match against South Africa [ Images ] at Nagpur.
It has been more than eight months that the entire nation has been waiting with bated breath for the elusive century.
The last missed opportunity came in the third Test against Caribbeans when Tendulkar was dismissed six runs short of the milestone.