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Winning finale for Tendulkar

India wrapped up a comprehensive innings-and-126-run victory in Mumbai as Sachin Tendulkar bowed out of the international game.

The Little Master announced before the series that this encounter, his 200th in five-day cricket, would be his last.

And he ended a victor as India sealed a 2-0 series triumph against the hapless tourists on the back of another fine bowling display.

The Windies had it all to do at the start of the day, resuming 270 runs adrift having been reduced to 43 for three yesterday.

Things hardly improved from there; Marlon Samuels was stumped off Pragyan Ojha, who then had Chris Gayle caught behind on the cut for 35.

The left-arm spinner continued to bamboozle all-comers, having Narsingh Deonarine caught and bowled and trapping Darren Sammy lbw either side of Ravichandran Ashwin pinning Shivnarine Chanderpaul plumb in front for 41.

Denesh Ramdin battled valiantly to an unbeaten 53, yet Ashwin earned a leg-before verdict off Shane Shillingford before Mohammed Shami wrapped up victory by castling Shannon Gabriel to dismiss the Windies for 187.

Ojha’s five wickets sealed 10 for the match, although it is Tendulkar this encounter - which put India second in the Test rankings above England - will always be synonymous with.

At the post match presentations Tendulkar said: "My life between 22 yards for 22 years, it's hard to believe that wonderful journey is coming to an end."

Speaking of the India team, he added: "You are like my family away from home; I have had some wonderful times with you. It's going to be difficult not to be part of the dressing room sharing those special moments.”

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