The cricketer, whose career has spanned 24 years, plays his final match for India this week in his home town of Mumbai. Thousands of fans have gathered to watch him take the field one last time — or at least get a glimpse of one of the best batsmen of all time.
Nov. 14, 2013 Indian school children display posters of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar as they gather to honor him in Chennai, India before he retires from the game. Tendulkar’s career began in 1989, when he was 16. Arun Sankar K/AP Buy Photo