Sachin Tendulkar: The Little Master - his greatest innings and big-name tributes
Re-live Sachin Tendulkar's greatest innings and hear big-name tributes in our special programme.
Last Updated: 14/11/13 7:15pm
To mark his 200th and final appearance Test, Sky Sports has produced 'Sachin Tendulkar: The Little Master' - a special show looking back at the career of a batting genius who broke numerous records.
Featuring some of Tendulkar's greatest innings and tributes from some of the biggest names in cricket, this is one show you won't want to miss but in case you do, here's...
What Sachin says on...
Legacy: "I would like to be remembered as a player who played for the team and gave his best in all situations for the team, and was a great team man."
His aspirations: "I always believed that someday I would play for India; it was just a matter of when I would play."
His first Test hundred - 119no v England, Old Trafford, 1990: "It will always be a special hundred for me because it was the first and also because it kept us alive in the series. That was the most important thing for me."
107 for Yorkshire v Lancashire, Headingley, 1992: "That helped me - that was a learning lesson. It changed me as a person because I was struggling on my own to find direction, playing on different wickets with different players. So thanks to all of the people in Yorkshire - it was special being there."
The pressure: "It's good when people expect something from you - I like that because that means that I am capable of delivering something. To live up to the expectations is a tough thing, but it's a wonderful thing that people expect something and that triggers you. You want to go out and deliver."
What they say about Sachin...
Ravi Shastri (India 1981-1992): "He's someone who has been sent down from upstairs just to play cricket and do nothing else in life; just play cricket and entertain. He's India's greatest batsman because of his ability to play all types of cricket and be consistent."
Nasser Hussain (England 1989-2004): "He's one of the greatest players of all time - 200 Test matches, over 100 international hundreds. He's just a run-machine. To be able to perform in India and all that goes with being an Indian legend is absolutely phenomenal. To soak up all that attention and still perform is remarkable and unique."
Michael Atherton (England 1989-2001): "He's been a great player - one of the greatest that has ever played the game. I played in the match where he got his first Test hundred, at Old Trafford in 1990, and if you look at the player that played in that game and the player now it is very difficult to see any changes. That's the remarkable thing, the way that his game has remained the way that it was at the start."
Darren Lehmann (Australia coach): "To play for that long at the highest level and perform at the highest level for that long is an amazing achievement. He is Bollywood. That's how big he is in India but he's also been great for the game."
Sourav Ganguly (India 1992-2008): "I don't know how to describe it - 200 games, the amount of runs, the amount of respect; it is unbelievable. He's not just a name to Indian cricket but to world cricket as well. His legacy will be phenomenal."
Sunil Gavaskar (India 1971-1987): "He is the master. He is probably one of the half-a-dozen Indians who are recognised all over the world. Despite the pressures and expectations of millions, he has been a wonderful role model."
Shaun Pollock (South Africa 1995-2008): "You always had your work cut out bowling to him, particularly when you were on the sub-continent and there wasn't much to work with."
Clive Lloyd (West Indies 1966-1985): "For a little man he hits the ball well because he hits a lot of sixes, straight sixes; he's got everything. I think he's a terrific cricketer; he's got great patience, good technique; he's always in the right position."
Bob Willis (England 1971-1984): "He's a wonderful player - a brilliant player down the ground, a spectacular player of spin bowling using his feet. He's one of the all-time greats; an absolute legend."
Andrew Strauss (England 2003-2012): "It's phenomenal; it still just blows me away to see the longevity of his career; how long he's played for and how consistent he's been over the course of his career in all different forms of the game while carrying the hopes and dreams of the Indian nation on his shoulders. It's an extraordinary achievement. He's one of the great players of all time, if not the greatest."
'Sachin Tendulkar: The Little Master' will be available On Demand soon. If you can't wait until then, it is also on: 2.30am on Friday Sky Sports 1; 2pm on Saturday on Sky Sports 4; 8pm on Saturday on Sky Sports 3; 5pm on Sunday on Sky Sports 3.