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On November 15, 1989, a 16-year-old named Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar made his Test debut against a ferocious Pakistan attack at Karachi.

When Sachin Tendulkar hangs his boots at the end of the Mumbai Test at Wankhede Stadium that is currently underway, it will not only bring to an end a glorious 24-year-old career, but will also put the curtains down on a very special era in international cricket.

After all the speculations, it’s official now. Sachin Tendulkar will play his farewell Test at his home ground, the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

With Sachin Tendulkar deciding to hang up his boots, we bring you a compilation of some interesting facts and numbers from the master blaster’s career.

With veteran Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan having deciding to hang up his boots from Test cricket, we look back at his five best knocks in the five-day game.

With Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan deciding to retire from Tests, a big gap will be created for the team at the top of the order as far as the five-day game is concerned.

Not long ago, Matthew Hoggard had announced his retirement from cricket. Now his partner from that famous 2005 Ashes triumph, Steve Harmison, has also called it quits.

Over the last couple of days there have been reports that cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be asked to retire by the BCCI following his 200th Test, which will coincide with the second Test at home against the West Indies.

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting will retire from all cricket in October. The 38-year-old is currently in England playing county cricket for Surrey but he has said that the Champions League T20 campaign with Mumbai Indians, winners of this year's IPL, will be his last competitive outing.