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Friday, 15 November 2013

Sachin Tendulkar and his 200th and Final Test Match


Sachin Tendulkar took to the pitch on November 14, 2013 for his 200th and final Test against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Tendulkar is ending an international career spanning nearly a quarter of a century during which he became the all-time leading Test and one-day batsman and the only man to score 100 international centuries.

The stamps produced to honour Sachin Tendulkar of India are unveiled during day one of the second Star Sports test match between India and The West Indies held at The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India on the 14th November 2013. 

Sachin Tendulkar and Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal with a stamp released on his name by Department of Posts ahead of his 200th and the last test match at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Nov.14, 2013. 

Sachin Tendulkar with Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal, Union Agriculture Minister and Mumbai Cricket Association chief Sharad Pawar and BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla. 

N Srinivasan presents Sachin Tendulkar with a trophy to commemorate his 200th test. 

Darren Sammy, captain of West Indies, presents Sachin Tendulkar of India with a signed jersey to celebrate his 200th test match. 

Sachin Tendulkar waves at the crowd as he walks back after the felicitation before the start of play on day one of the second Star Sports test match between India and The West Indies . 

The specially minted coin to honour the 200th test match for Sachin Tendulkar. 

Sachin Tendulkar walks to bat.


Aerial View of Super Typhoon Haiyan's Destruction

 
An aerial view shows damaged houses on a coastal community, after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province, central Philippines November 9, 2013. One of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall devastated the central Philippines, killing more than 1,000 people in one city alone and 200 in another province, the Red Cross estimated on Saturday, as reports of high casualties began to emerge.

An aerial view shows flooded rice fields after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province, central Philippines.

An aerial view shows damaged houses, as residents wave for help after Typhoon Haiyan hit a village in Panay island, in northern Iloilo Province, central Philippines.

An aerial view of devastation of super Typhoon Haiyan as it battered a town in Samar province in central Philippines November 11, 2013. Dazed survivors of a super typhoon that swept through the central Philippines killing an estimated 10,000 people begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, threatening to overwhelm military and rescue resources.

An aerial view of a highway that collapsed at the devastation of super Typhoon Haiyan in Samar province in central Philippines.

An aerial view of toppled trees at the devastation of super Typhoon Haiyan in Samar province in central Philippines.

An aerial view of the ruins of houses after the devastation of super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city in central Philippines.

An aerial view of a coastal town, devastated by super Typhoon Haiyan, in Samar province in central Philippines.