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    Sachin Tendulkar's Farewell Test: Day 1

    • Sachin Tendulkar poses with the stamps on his name released in a ceremony before the start of play.

    • Darren Sammy gifted Tendulkar a team jersey signed by the West Indies squad as a gift from the visitors.

    • Sachin being gifted a portrait of his in a ceremony conducted before the start of play on day one.

    • BCCI president N Srinivasan presenting Sachin with a memento on behalf of the Indian board.

    • The Wankhede Test is also the 150th for West Indies veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who was also felicitated before the match.

    • Sachin and other dignitaries releasing the postage stamps to commemorate Sachin's career.

    • Sachin walking in to field after Indian opted to bowl first.

    • Mohammad Shami drew first blood when he had West Indies opener Chris Gayle out caught cheaply.

    • R Ashwin celebrates the wicket of Darren Bravo. He ended with figures of 3 for 45, which also made him the fastest Indian to reach 100 Test wickets. This is his 18th Test.(BCCI)

    • Fans sitting in the Sachin Tendulkar Stand at the Wankhede Stadium enjoying being part of a historic occasion. (BCCI)

    • Pragyan Ojha, who decimated the West Indies with his 5 for 40, celebrating one of his wickets with Sachin Tendulkar (BCCI)

    • After West Indies were bowled out for 182, Shane Shillingford once again removed the Indian openers but not before they had provided a platform of 77 runs. (BCCI)

    • Nobody complained when Shillingford removed Dhawan and Rohit because it meant Sachin Tendulkar will walk in next. (BCCI)

    • There was a deafening roar as Sachin made his way to the middle. (BCCI)

    • Sachin Tendulkar being given Guard of Honour by the West Indies team and even the on-field umpires joined in. (BCCI)

    • Sachin made 38 and remained not out at stumps on day one to set up a fascinating second day at the Wankhede. (BCCI)