It was the day when God of cricket’ Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, walked out on to the ground for the final time in India jersey. It was the day when India wept! It was the day the world of cricket ended for millions.
When India forced an innings win over West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium, November 16, 2013 turned out to be the final day of Sachin Tendulkar’s illustrious Test career.
The occasion was all about Sachin, who was to retire after playing 200 Test matches, more than India beating an under-powered Caribbean team, a feat not achieved by anyone else in the world and not likely to be.
The microphone was handed over to Sachin and then began his emotional, teary-eyed speech in which he thanked everyone associated with him and his cricket for their contributions in his career, At the time of presentation ceremony.
It was the moment of truth when Indian cricket team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni went into celebrating their team’s most iconic cricketer.
And here are the 11 best quotes from his speech that made the entire nation cry…