When Sachin Tendulkar made his International debut...

The table reflects the age of current India and Pakistan players when Sachin Tendulkar made his international debut

By CricketCountry Staff

Mumbai: Mar 20, 2012

In 1989, a 16-year-old Sachin Tendulkar made his debut against Pakistan in Karachi, facing the likes of Imran Khan and Wasim Akram. Since then, the Little Master as been carrying the weight of expectations of the Indian fans for past 22 years.

The master blaster has been the in the India dressing room for two decades now and has brushed shoulders with many of the Indian legends comprising of three generations. He began his career with the legendary Kapil Dev and then played with the likes of Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid.

Now, the 38-year-old, who recently scored his 100th international ton, still continues to enthrall the fans with his stroke play along with the new generation players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and Irfan Pathan.

These youngsters, who are seen as the future of Indian cricket, but the fact is many of these players were in their nappies when the legend of Sachin Tendulkar made his international debut.

Virat Kohli the new face of India cricket was just one year old when the Tendulkar made his debut.

Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed, Umar Akmal and Hammad Azam were not even born during Tendulkar s debut.

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