Sachin Tendulkar

Indian school children display posters of Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar as they gather to honor him in Chennai, India. Tendulkar plays his world-record 200th and last test from Thursday in a hometown stadium for which tickets could have been sold 10 times over.

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As Sachin Tendulkar, the Indian cricket star widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of his generation, begins his 200th and final Test in his home town of Mumbai, crowds of fans gather to honour their world-breaking sporting hero