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PHOTOS: Sachin Tendulkar's memorable moments

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Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 12:19 [IST]

Bangalore, Oct 11: For 24 years, Sachin Tendulkar gave millions of people a reason to watch cricket. It will be the end of an era next month when the Master Blaster makes his final appearance for India.

During his illustrious career, the 40-year-old set high standards on the cricket field as a batsman. He set many records, which are likely to stand forever.

The highest run scorer in both One Day Internationals and Tests will play a world record 200th Test against West Indies from November 14. That will be his last cricket match for India.

We have put together Tendulkar's several memorable moments on the field. Here are the pictures.

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The greatest achievement

Sachin Tendulkar's wait for World Cup victory ended on April 2, 2011. This was his last and final World Cup and made it a memorable one in front of his home fans at the Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.

Finally a World Cup medal

Sachin Tendulkar cannot hide his joy as he celebrates with the World Cup and the medal in front of a packed Wankhede Stadium.

Tri-colour flies high in Sachin's hands

Sachin Tendulkar waves the Tri-colour as he is carried around the ground by his younger team-mates after winning the 2011 World Cup in Mumbai.

Tennis at an early age

A young Sachin Tendulkar plays tennis. He was a big fan of American tennis star John McEnroe.

Two legends together

Sachin and Brian Lara are pictured during a recent meeting in New Delhi. The two legends came together duirng the Champions League 2013.

40th birthday for the Master

Sachin Tendulkar cuts a cake on his 40th birthday this year. In 2013, he won IPL and CLT20 titles.

Double delight

Sachin Tendulkar poses with both IPL and CLT20 trophies along with his Mumbai Indians team-mates and owner Nita Ambani.

With the IPL 6 trophy

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates with the IPL 6 trophy in May this year.

Sachin waves MI flag

Sachin Tendulkar waves the Mumbai Indians flag after winning the IPL 6 trophy. Also seen is Sachin's wife Anjali.

100th international century

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his world record 100th international century. He scored the record ton against Bangladesh in Asia Cup last year.

BCCI honours Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar has won several awards. Seen here is with an honour bestowed upon him by BCCI.

Sports writers honour Sachin

Recently, the Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai honoured Sachin for scoring 100 international tons. Former badminton player Nandu Natekar is presenting the award.

Ranji Trophy title in 2013

Sachin Tendulkar played few matches for Mumbai Ranji Trophy this year. He also featured in the final which Mumbai won. He is seen here with the trophy along with Ajit Agarkar.

Fan miss Sachin in ODIs

Fans hold a big banner saying they miss Sachin in ODIs. Sachin bid adieu to ODIs in December, 2012.

Order of Australia honour

Sachin Tendulkar was bestowed with the Order of Australia honour.

Sachin as 'God'

Fans worshing Sachin Tendulkar as 'God' during his 40th birthday celebrations this year.

Sachin in Rajya Sabha

Member of Parliament Sachin Tendulkar is pictured in the Rajya Sabha.

Sachin with Amitabh Bachchan

Sachin Tendulkar and Amitabh Bachchan are pictured during an event this year.

Sachin turns 40

Sachin Tendulkar cuts a cake on his 40th birthday with his wife Anjali.

KSCA honours Sachin

Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) honoured Sachin during their Platinum Jubliee celebrations this year. Former India paceman Venkatesh Prasad hands over the award.

Sachin with Hadlee

Sachin is greeted by Sir Richard Hadlee during KSCA's Platinum Jubilee celebrations' function in Bangalore recently.

Sachin with Lee Chong Wei

Sachin met Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia during this year's Indian Badminton League. Lee played for Mumbai Masters.

Sachin with footballer Sunil Chhetri

Sachin is seen with Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri at an event.

Big Three of Indian cricket

Sachin with Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly at KSCA Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Bangalore.

A century for Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates a century playing for Mumbai this season in Irani Cup. This was Sachin's 81st first-class ton which equalled Sunil Gavaskar's record.

Sachin with Dhoni

Sachin and India captain MS Dhoni at an event.

Sachin with BMW car

Sachin was recently seen at BMW car launch in India.

Fan favourite

Everywhere he goes, Sachin Tendulkar is the favourite cricketer among fans.

Limited edition Sachin gold coins

Limited edition Sachin Tendulkar gold coins were recently launched by Valuemart Gold and Jewels.

For schools

Sachin is seen with Aishwarya Rai at NDTV's "Support My School" campaign. Sachin batted for the education of the girl child.

Father and son

Sachin with his son Arjun during a training session of Mumbai Indians.

Test series win against Australia

Sachin Tendulkar holds the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. India defeated Australia 4-0 earlier this year to capture the series.

MCA honour

Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) honoured Sachin recently. Dilip Vengskar hands over the award.

Respect for Sachin

All Mumbai Indians' players wear Sachin jerseys to show respect to the batsman after winning the CLT20 trophy recently.

With Asha Bhonsle

Sachin and singer Asha Bhonsle at an event.

Sachin's greatest fan

Sachin with his fan Sudhir Kumar after winning the World Cup trophy. Sudhir is spotted at every venue when Sachin plays.

Sachin at F1 race

Sachin is spotted at an Formula One race circuit. Sachin is a big fan of F1.

Huge tribute from fans

Fans hold a huge poster stating Tendulkar is mix of all greats Lionel Messi, Roger Federer and Tiger Woods.

A rare sight

Sachin Tendulkar plays golf. This is a rare sight of the Master Blaster.

Goodbye, says Sachin

Goodbye, says Sachin Tendulkar. Thanks for the memories.

Story first published:  Friday, October 11, 2013, 12:58 [IST]

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