Sachin Tendulkar's last day on the cricket field

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  • The moment struck India when Mohammad Shami took the last West Indies wicket, which turned Wankhede emotional with Sachin bidding the game adieu.

    The moment struck India when Mohammad Shami took the last West Indies wicket, which turned Wankhede emotional with Sachin bidding the game adieu.

  • Sachin's team-mates gave him a guard of honour at the end of the match as a mark of respect.

    Sachin's team-mates gave him a guard of honour at the end of the match as a mark of respect.

  • Sachin's last team huddle.

    Sachin's last team huddle.

  • The lap of honour saw Sachin being accompanied by wife Anajli, daughter Sara and son Arjun.

    The lap of honour saw Sachin being accompanied by wife Anajli, daughter Sara and son Arjun.

  • Sachin waved the national flag with pride, reminding of April 2, 2011, when India won their second World Cup trophy.

    Sachin waved the national flag with pride, reminding of April 2, 2011, when India won their second World Cup trophy.

  • The Indian team, including the backroom staff, gathered for a team photo on the momentous occasion.

    The Indian team, including the backroom staff, gathered for a team photo on the momentous occasion.

  • Sachin led the team onto the field on Day 3 of the second Test, which turned out to be his last as India went on to beat the Windies by an innings and 126 runs.

    Sachin led the team onto the field on Day 3 of the second Test, which turned out to be his last as India went on to beat the Windies by an innings and 126 runs.

  • The last cricket action for Sachin came in the form of bowling his legspinners when MS Dhoni threw the ball to him for a couple of overs, largely on public demand as the crowd continued to shout 'We Want Sachin',

    The last cricket action for Sachin came in the form of bowling his legspinners when MS Dhoni threw the ball to him for a couple of overs, largely on public demand as the crowd continued to shout 'We Want Sachin',

  • Pragyan Ojha's second five-for of the match (5 for 49) dismissed the Windies for 187. He was declared Man of the Match for his match-haul of 10 for 89.

    Pragyan Ojha's second five-for of the match (5 for 49) dismissed the Windies for 187. He was declared Man of the Match for his match-haul of 10 for 89.

  • Sachin's children, Sara and Arjun, and wife Anjali during the lap of honour. (BCCI)

    Sachin's children, Sara and Arjun, and wife Anjali during the lap of honour. (BCCI)

  • Sachin took one of the stumps as souvenir. (BCCI)

    Sachin took one of the stumps as souvenir. (BCCI)

  • The Tendulkar clan sharing thoughts as a father, a husband and a nation's favourite cricketing son bid adieu. (BCCI)

    The Tendulkar clan sharing thoughts as a father, a husband and a nation's favourite cricketing son bid adieu. (BCCI)

  • The Tendulkar family standing with  Team India as Ravi Shastri conducted the presentation ceremony. (BCC)

    The Tendulkar family standing with Team India as Ravi Shastri conducted the presentation ceremony. (BCC)

  • Sachin during that gut-wrenching speech which made millions shed a tear. (BCCI)

    Sachin during that gut-wrenching speech which made millions shed a tear. (BCCI)

  • As a mark of respect, Sachin touched those 22 yards to which he dedicated 24 years of his life. (BCCI)

    As a mark of respect, Sachin touched those 22 yards to which he dedicated 24 years of his life. (BCCI)

First Published: November 16, 2013, 3:31 PM IST
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