#OnThisDay in 1989: Tendulkar debuted for Indian cricket team


On this day, November 15, 1989, one of the greatest batsmen, Sachin Tendulkar, debuted for Indian national team against arch-rival Pakistan in Karachi.

He scored 15 runs and was bowled out by Waqar Younis.

Sharing the memory of his first day as a national cricketer, Tendulkar wrote on his Twitter handle: “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.

Paying tribute to the batsman, the Board of Control for Cricket in India tweeted: “On this day Rewind the clock  1989 – Sachin made his Test debut 2013 – Walks out to bat for one final time .”