28 Dec 1999: Sachin Tendulkar of India stands over the stumps as Glenn McGrath of Australia is run out, on day three of the second test match between Australia and India, played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia. Glenn McGrath was run out for two runs. © Getty Images

  • Dec 29, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar looks to the heavens, Australia v India, 2nd Test, 1999/00 © Getty Images

  • Dec 28, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar looks up at the skies after reaching his hundred © Getty Images

  • Dec 28, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar reacts to a Glenn McGrath bouncer © Getty Images

  • Dec 28, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar trudges off after being dismissed for 116 © Getty Images

  • Dec 28, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar cuts, Australia v India, 2nd Test, 1999/00 © Getty Images

  • Dec 13, 1999

    Glenn McGrath traps Sachin Tendulkar lbw ... with a bouncer © ALLSPORT

  • Dec 8, 1999

    John Howard with Shane Lee and Sachin Tendulkar © Getty Images

  • Dec 8, 1999

    John Howard with Sachin Tendulkar and his teammates © Getty Images

  • Dec 8, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar - Portrait © Getty Images

  • Dec 1, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar flays it through cover en route to his 22nd Test century © Getty Images

  • Nov 30, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar speaks to the media after a loss to Queensland © Getty Images

  • Nov 29, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar in action against Queensland © Getty Images

  • Nov 24, 1999

    Tendulkar removes his helmet and raises his bat to celebrate a Test century © AllSport UK Ltd

  • Nov 3, 1999

    Sachin Tendulkar © Getty Images

  • Sep 9, 1999

    Tendulkar receiving the runners-up cheque © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 9, 1999

    Gaekwad and Tendulkar: after another dismal showing © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 7, 1999

    India's hopes fade as Tendulkar is dismissed © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 5, 1999

    He is back with a bang! His back not withstanding... A happy Indian skipper before the presentations © ESPNcricinfo Ltd