Mumbai, Nov 14: Vintage Sachin Tendulkar was on view in his 200th and final Test match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.
Tendulkar was 38 not out at the end of first day's play in the India-West Indies second and final Test of the series.
The 40-year-old walked out to bat to a thunderious applause from a near-capacity stadium.
India dominated the day, reaching 157/2 in reply to West Indies' 182. Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha took five wickets while R Ashwin had three.
Here are the pictures.
West Indies honour Sachin
Sachin Tendulkar is gifted a West Indies shirt signed by players before start of play.
Sachin's mom at stadium
Sachin Tendulkar's mother Rajni is at the stadium. This is her first time at a cricket venue to watch her son.
Postal stamp in Sachin's honour
A postal stamp in honour of Sachin Tendulkar.
Sachin gestures towards the crowd
Sachin Tendulkar gestures towards the crowd on the opening day of the Test.
Fans gather outside stadium
Fans are seen holding Sachin posters outside the Wankhede Stadium.
Legends watch Sachin
Former West Indies' captains Clive Lloyd and Brian Lara at the Wankhede Stadium.
Fans in Mangalore
Fans in Karnataka's Mangalore celebrate Sachin's final Test.
Guard of honour
West Indies players form a guard of honour for Sachin as he walks to the crease to bat.
Team-mates applaud Sachin Tendulkar as he is honoured.
Saluting the legend
India players line up to salute the legend.
Kapil Sibal with Sachin
Union minister Kapil Sibal during the release of special postal stamp of Sachin Tendulkar at Wankhede stadium.
Sachin's wife and coach
Sachin's wife Anjali speaks to coach Ramakant Achrekar at Wankhede Stadium.
Sachin's wife (left), with her mother (second right) and father watch the match.
Mohammed Shami strikes early.
Ready to bat
Sachin Tendulkar prepares to bat. He was 38 not out after first day's play.
Sachin in action
Sachin Tendulkar batting on day 1.