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Indian cricket fans offer special prayer

Indian cricket fans offer special prayers for their team to win the Cricket World Cup, especiallly for Sachin Tendulkar (cardboard cut out), in Hyderabad on March 5, 2011. Many Cricket fans offer special prayers for the Indian team and especially for their star player Sachin Tendulkar. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM (Photo credit should read NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Sachin Tendulkar: The 'God of cricket' retires

Cricket fans across the globe revered him. Teammates in India's test and World Cup-winning squads were in awe of him.

Tendulkar compiled more runs and posted more centuries in international

cricket than anyone, and was the greatest batsman of his generation. - The Associated Press

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