PHOTOS: Tearful Sachin Tendulkar says goodbye to cricket

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Published: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:01 [IST]
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Mumbai, Nov 16: Sachin Tendulkar was in tears as he bid adieu to international cricket on Saturday at his home ground - Wankhede Stadium here.

Scorecard; Sachin farewell speech

When Tendulkar cried, his fans too could not hold back tears. The Master Blaster was given a fitting farewell on the third day of the second and final Test between India and West Indies.

India crushed West Indies by an innings and 126 runs in the first session of the third day. Tendulkar played his 200th and last Test here and made an emotional and ever-lasting farewell speech.

On the day of his retirement, he was awarded Bharat Ratna.

Check out the images from Tendulkar's final day in international cricket.



Sachin Tendulkar cannot hold back his tears as he walked off the ground after winning the Test match in Mumbai on Saturday.

Thanking fans

Tendulkar is seen at the boundary gesturing towards the fans.

Yes, it is over

Tendulkar looks towards his fans at the Wankhede Stadium.

Final time in India cap

Sachin Tendulkar's mood is captured as he walks back to the pavilion.

Anjali cries

Tendulkar's wife Anjali (right) is in tears. Also seen are Tendulkar's children Arjun and Sara.

A souvenir

Tendulkar walks back holding a stump in his hand.


Tendulkar waves to the crowd as he walks back from the field.

Sachin with his wife

Tendulkar talks to his wife Anjali during the post-match presentation ceremony.

Sachin does India proud

Tendulkar waves the Indian flag as he goes around the stadium.

Tendulkar touches the pitch

Tendulkar touches the pitch. This is the same stadium where he started his first-class cricket journey in 1988.

With family

Tendulkar is seen with his members of the family.

'Miss You'

Fans say they will miss Tendulkar.

Carrying the icon

Team-mates carry Tendulkar as he does a lap of honour.

Lap of honour

Shikhar Dhawan and MS Dhoni carry Tendulkar around the stadium.

Saluting the legend

Tendulkar waves the Tri-colour high as he is taken around the ground.

Sachin with Vijay

Tendulkar hugs team-mate Murali Vijay.

Smiling Sachin

Tendulkar in a jovial mood before start of play on Saturday.

Team photo

Tendulkar is seen with his team-mates.

Sachin with Ojha

Tendulkar celebrates with Ojha after the latter took a wicket.

Farewell speech

Tendulkar gestures during his farewell speech.

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