Rare moment: Sachin Tendulkar's mother at Wankhede

Thu Nov 14 2013, 16:48 hrs
In a rare occasion, Sachin's mother Rajni Tendulkar was seen at the Wankhede stadium to watch her son play his last Test match.  Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar will retire from all forms of cricket after his 200th Test against West Indies. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
In a rare occasion, Sachin's mother Rajni Tendulkar was seen at the Wankhede stadium to watch her son play his last Test match.

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar will retire from all forms of cricket after his 200th Test against West Indies. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Scores of fans across India and the globe are going to eagerly watch the 200th Test match of India's cricketing legend Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, who bids adieu to active cricket with his 200th Test which began today. And to join him on this special day were Sachin's teenage children - Sara and Arjun Tendulkar. Both Sara and Arjun arrived with their mother Anjali to cheer for their dad along with the entire world. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Scores of fans across India and the globe are going to eagerly watch the 200th Test match of India's cricketing legend Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, who bids adieu to active cricket with his 200th Test which began today. And to join him on this special day were Sachin's teenage children - Sara and Arjun Tendulkar. Both Sara and Arjun arrived with their mother Anjali to cheer for their dad along with the entire world. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Sara, who was looking pretty in an animal print shirt with black jeans, walks in with mom Anjali Tendulkar holding special Sachin caps. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Sara, who was looking pretty in an animal print shirt with black jeans, walks in with mom Anjali Tendulkar holding special Sachin caps. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Sara, Arjun follow their mother Anjali into the stadium. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)
Sara, Arjun follow their mother Anjali into the stadium. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who is a self confessed Sachin fan, walked in early this morning. And while trying his hand at some commentary, the 'Ghajini' actor said he is wearing his lucky T shirt to the match and will not change it for the next five days. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who is a self confessed Sachin fan, walked in early this morning. And while trying his hand at some commentary, the 'Ghajini' actor said he is wearing his lucky T shirt to the match and will not change it for the next five days. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)
Sachin's elder brother Ajit Tendulkar, who is known to be very close to the batting legend, arrives for the match. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Sachin's elder brother Ajit Tendulkar, who is known to be very close to the batting legend, arrives for the match. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Shiv Sena Leader Manohar Joshi arrives with his grandson at the Wankhede Stadium to watch Sachin's 200 Test. (IE photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Shiv Sena Leader Manohar Joshi arrives with his grandson at the Wankhede Stadium to watch Sachin's 200 Test. (IE photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Though Sachin fans will have to wait for an entire innings to see him bat as skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni elected to bowl first, there was no dearth of fans at the Wankhede stadium. Scores of fans carrying huge Sachin banners and posters invaded the stadium to get one glimpse of their favourite cricketer on the field.  (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Though Sachin fans will have to wait for an entire innings to see him bat as skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni elected to bowl first, there was no dearth of fans at the Wankhede stadium. Scores of fans carrying huge Sachin banners and posters invaded the stadium to get one glimpse of their favourite cricketer on the field. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Sachin fans carrying banners for their favourite cricketer. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Sachin fans carrying banners for their favourite cricketer. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
On Wednesday, Sachin Tendulkar also addressed the 2nd Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture in Mumbai. (PTI)
On Wednesday, Sachin Tendulkar also addressed the 2nd Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture in Mumbai. (PTI)
Fans, who are not getting to watch the match live at Wankhede Stadium, are paying tributes to the cricketer in their own way.  A sand sculpture of Sachin Tendulkar created by Sudarshan Pattnaik on a beach in Puri. (AP)
Fans, who are not getting to watch the match live at Wankhede Stadium, are paying tributes to the cricketer in their own way.

A sand sculpture of Sachin Tendulkar created by Sudarshan Pattnaik on a beach in Puri. (AP)
Members of IDL Blind Band sing farewell songs for Sachin Tendulkar on the eve of his last 200th Test match, in Bengaluru. (PTI)
Members of IDL Blind Band sing farewell songs for Sachin Tendulkar on the eve of his last 200th Test match, in Bengaluru. (PTI)
People light candles that read Sachin Tendulkar 200 on the eve of his last 200th Test match in Moradabad. (PTI)
People light candles that read Sachin Tendulkar 200 on the eve of his last 200th Test match in Moradabad. (PTI)
Fans of Sachin Tendulkar write a message on Tendulkar's poster displayed during an event organised by a non-governmental organisation for the blind in Bangalore. (AP)
Fans of Sachin Tendulkar write a message on Tendulkar's poster displayed during an event organised by a non-governmental organisation for the blind in Bangalore. (AP)

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