Photos: Not a dry eye as Sachin bids farewell to cricket

 

 Photos: Not a dry eye as Sachin bids farewell to cricket

The usually composed Tendulkar couldn't hold back the tears as he walked off the field one last time: BCCI

 

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The last hurrah: An emotional Sachin leads the team off the field: BCCI

 

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Sachin! Sachin! Tendulkar acknowledges the crowds at Wankhede as the team give him a 'mobile' guard of honour: BCCI

 

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After the ovation and two laps of victory around Wankhede, Tendulkar walked alone to the middle of the ground, touched the pitch and paid obeisance: BCCI

 

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'Please quiet down. I am getting more emotional", Sachin appeals to the crowd before making his speech: BCCI

 

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The emotions flowed freely as Sachin made his farewell speech: BCCI

 

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Tendulkar autographs the camera lens at the end of the presentation ceremony: BCCI

 

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'I missed out on the first 14 and 16 years of your life. But the next 16 years and even beyond, are all for you", said Tendulkar to his children Sara and Arjun: BCCI

 

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Tendulkar walks around Wankhede, first with his family and then borne aloft by Indian captain MS Dhoni and vice captain Virat Kohli: BCCI

 

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Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay take over the 'Sachin lifting' duty for a while: BCCI

 

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There was hardly a dry eye in Wankhede after Sachin's speech: BCCI

 

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Updated Date: Nov 16, 2013 17:28:08 IST