Mumbai, Nov 16: Sachin Tendulkar was in tears as he bid adieu to international cricket on Saturday at his home ground - Wankhede Stadium here.
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.
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.
Tendulkar's wife Anjali (right) is in tears. Also seen are Tendulkar's children Arjun and Sara.
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.
Tendulkar is seen with his members of the family.
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.
Tendulkar in a jovial mood before start of play on Saturday.
Tendulkar is seen with his team-mates.
Sachin with Ojha
Tendulkar celebrates with Ojha after the latter took a wicket.
Tendulkar gestures during his farewell speech.