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Sachin Tendulkar felicitated as India wraps first Test

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today presented one of her paintings to Sachin Tendulkar as the Eden Gardens crowd gave a standing ovation to the legendary batsman at the end of his 199th and penultimate Test match. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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As a farewell tribute,Mamata Banerjee gifted him a painting of a tree,an artwork that has her trademark brush-strokes. A maverick painter,the Trinamool Congress supremo has made more than 200 paintings and has held three exhibitions.
Jagmohan Dalmiya with Sachin Tendulkar at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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As a mark of respect,Mamata Banerjee also presented Sachin Tendulkar with a turban,which the former India captain Sourav Ganguly put on the iconic batsman's head.
Sachin Tendulkar leaves balloons in the air at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma missed out on a double century on debut by 23 runs while R Ashwin slammed his second Test ton in a record 280-run stand for the seventh wicket as India extended their lead to a mammoth 219 runs before being bowled out for 453. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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Off-spinner Shane Shillilngford grabbed 6/167 for his fifth five-wicket haul while rookie left-arm spinner Permaul (2/67) effected the day's first breakthrough with the prized scalp of Rohit Sharma. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

Sachin Tendulkar

Fans wearing Sachin Tendulkar masks queued up to watch him bat in his penultimate Test but since there was hardly any chance of Tendulkar coming out to bat during the day today,Eden Gardens recorded a thin attendance. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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Although there was a bleek chance of Sachin Tendulkar coming out to bat in India-West Indies opening Test the crowds kept cheering for the retiring icon. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar,who is set to retire after the November 14-18 India-West Indies second Test at the Wankhede Stadium which would also mark his 200th game,came out to practice in order to prepare for his last international match. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)