PHOTOS: Day 1 of Sachin Tendulkar's final Test

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Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 19:05 [IST]
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Mumbai, Nov 14: Vintage Sachin Tendulkar was on view in his 200th and final Test match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.

Scorecard; Goodbye Sachin

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.


Goodbye to home crowd

Sachin Tendulkar waves to the fans at the Wankhede Stadium in his 200th and final Test.

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

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 family

Sachin's wife (left), with her mother (second right) and father watch the match.

Shami strikes

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.

Story first published:  Thursday, November 14, 2013, 18:25 [IST]
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