Portrait of Sachin Tendulkar of India during the First Test match against England played at Edgbaston, in Birmingham, England. Mark Thompson /Allsport
Sachin Tendulkar of India is stumped by Kaluwitharana of Sri Lanka for 65 during the semi-final in the 1996 Cricket World Cup between India and Sri Lanka played at Eden Gardens in Calcutta, India. Ross Kinnaird/ALLSPORT
Sachin Tendulkar of India plays a shot off the bowling of Shane Warne of Australia during the Cricket World Cup match between Australia and India in Bombay, India. Shaun Botterill/Allsport
(L) Sachin Tendulkar of India reaches his century during the Cricket World Cup Group A match against Kenya played in Bristol, England. India won the game by 94 runs. Craig Prentis /Allsport. (R) Sachin Tendulkar (L) of India acknowledges his half century with Sourav Ganguly during the Second NatWest Series One Day International match between England and India at the County Ground on August 24, 2007 in Bristol, England. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
India's Sachin Tendulkar raises his bat to acknowledge the cheering crowd as he walks back to the pavilion during the second one-day international between India and South Africa in Gwalior February 24, 2010. Tendulkar remains unbeaten at 200 runs to become the first man to score a double century in one-day internationals. Punit Paranjpe/Reuters.