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Nov 16, 2013

Cricket-Tendulkar bids farewell with tears and cheers

MUMBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar struggled to hold back the tears as he soaked up the unconditional veneration of an Indian crowd for the last time when the sun set on the master batsman’s glittering 24-year career on Saturday.

After his side completed the formalities of an easy victory over West Indies, Tendulkar collected a stump as a memento and slowly made his way through a mobile guard of honour formed by his team mates, head bowed and struggling to hide his emotions.

Nov 16, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar bids farewell with tears and cheers

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar did not get a chance to bat again in his final test but India’s ‘Little Master’ was allowed to bowl a couple of overs on Saturday before drawing his 24-year glittering career to an emotional conclusion.

After his side completed the formalities of a victory over West Indies, Tendulkar collected a stump as a memento and wiped tears from his eyes as he slowly made his way off the field through a mobile guard of honour formed by his team mates.

Nov 16, 2013

Cricket-Tendulkar bids farewell with tears and cheers

MUMBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar did not get a chance to bat again in his final test but India’s ‘Little Master’ was allowed to bowl a couple of overs on Saturday before drawing his 24-year glittering career to an emotional conclusion.

After his side completed the formalities of a victory over West Indies, Tendulkar collected a stump as a memento and wiped tears from his eyes as he slowly made his way off the field through a mobile guard of honour formed by his team mates.

Nov 16, 2013
Nov 15, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar falls short of fairytale farewell ton

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar fell short of a fairytale ton in his farewell test on Friday but the batsman’s 74-run knock was embellished by a full repertoire of classy shots the ‘Little Master’ was renowned for during a sparkling 24-year career.

The packed Wankhede Stadium was jolted from euphoria to deathly silence within a second as West Indies captain Darren Sammy pouched a sharp slip catch off part-time spinner Narsingh Deonarine to bring an end to Tendulkar’s first innings knock.

Nov 15, 2013

Tendulkar falls short of fairytale farewell ton

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar fell short of a fairytale ton in his farewell test on Friday but the Indian batsman’s 74-run knock was embellished by a full repertoire of classy shots the ‘Little Master’ was renowned for during a sparkling 24-year career.

The packed Wankhede Stadium was jolted from euphoria to deathly silence within a second as West Indies captain Darren Sammy pouched a sharp slip catch off part-time spinner Narsingh Deonarine to bring an end to Tendulkar’s first innings knock.

Nov 15, 2013

Cricket-Tendulkar falls short of fairytale farewell ton

MUMBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar fell short of a fairytale ton in his farewell test on Friday but the Indian batsman’s 74-run knock was embellished by a full repertoire of classy shots the ‘Little Master’ was renowned for during a sparkling 24-year career.

The packed Wankhede Stadium was jolted from euphoria to deathly silence within a second as West Indies captain Darren Sammy pouched a sharp slip catch off part-time spinner Narsingh Deonarine to bring an end to Tendulkar’s first innings knock.

Nov 14, 2013

Vintage Tendulkar promises grand exit in farewell test

MUMBAI (Reuters) – A deafening roar greeted Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday at his home ground as India’s favourite son walked out to bat in his farewell test to a guard of honour from his opponents.

Tendulkar’s 200th test match, against West Indies, at the Wankhede Stadium will also be his last, as the ‘Little Master’ brings the curtain down on a glittering 24-year career at the age of 40.

Nov 14, 2013

Cricket-Vintage Tendulkar promises grand exit in farewell test

MUMBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A deafening roar greeted Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday at his home ground as India’s favourite son walked out to bat in his farewell test to a guard of honour from his opponents.

Tendulkar’s 200th test match, against West Indies, at the Wankhede Stadium will also be his last, as the ‘Little Master’ brings the curtain down on a glittering 24-year career at the age of 40.

Nov 14, 2013

Tendulkar walks out to guard of honour in farewell test

MUMBAI (Reuters) – A deafening roar greeted Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday at his home ground as India’s favourite son walked out to bat in his farewell test to a guard of honour from his opponents.

Tendulkar’s 200th test match, against West Indies, at the Wankhede Stadium will also be his last, as the ‘Little Master’ brings the curtain down on a glittering 24-year career at the age of 40.