Written by Arijit Saha with inputs from The Indian Express and News 18
Chennai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to reminisce about the first time he stepped on the field to represent India. As a 16-year-old, Tendulkar made his debut on November 15 in 1989, in the first Test of the four-match series against Pakistan at Karachi.
In a twitter post today he mentioned how honoured he was to play for his country.
This day, every year, brings back so many memories of the day I 1st represented India. It was an honour to play for the country and be able to represent India for 24 years. #TBT #ThrowbackThursday pic.twitter.com/k6cT1aT5XE
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 15, 2018
Sachin Tendulkar represented India for 24 years and established himself as one of the greatest batsman in the world. The former Indian captain went on the play an incredible 200 Tests, 463 One-Day Internationals and a lone T20I. He went on to smash multiple records, including the most numbers of runs in Tests and ODI’s and went on to reach a incredible landmark of 100 centuries in international cricket.
His fans on twitter were quick to remind him of his illustrious cricketing career and showered him with praises.
Rest is History :
— Aditya Saha (@adityakumar480) November 15, 2018
— keshav kumar (@keshavk789) November 15, 2018
Sachin Tendulkar could only score 15 runs in the first innings, after he was bowled by Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis, who also made his Test debut in the same match, at the age of 17.
Since then Sachin Tendulkar had an incredible career in Test and ODI’S and etched himself in the memory of all Indians.