Steve Waugh commiserates with a disappointed Sachin Tendulkar, Australia v India, 3rd Test, Melbourne, 5th day, December 30, 2003 © AFP

  • Dec 29, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar finally came out and played a few shots © Getty Images

  • Dec 29, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar plays the paddle-sweep on the way to 44 at Melbourne © AFP

  • Dec 28, 2003

    Even this little fellow tossed the ball up © Getty Images

  • Dec 27, 2003

    You can't keep a good man down © AFP

  • Dec 27, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar celebrates after taking a catch © AFP

  • Dec 25, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar bats in the nets © Getty Images

  • Dec 23, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar at the nets in Melbourne © Getty Images

  • Dec 22, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar © Getty Images

  • Dec 20, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar walks back after being dismissed © AFP

  • Dec 20, 2003

    'I'm saving it for Melbourne' © AFP

  • Dec 20, 2003

    'I'm saving it for Melbourne' © AFP

  • Dec 20, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar in a dismissive mood © Getty Images

  • Dec 20, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar in a dismissive mood © Getty Images

  • Dec 20, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar prepares to put the leather away © AFP

  • Dec 20, 2003

    Will this be his day? Sachin Tendulkar walks out to bat © Getty Images

  • Dec 20, 2003

    Will this be his day? Sachin Tendulkar walks out to bat © Getty Images

  • Dec 20, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar gets into position to play a short ball © AFP

  • Dec 19, 2003

    Sachin Tendulkar hard at play in the nets © Getty Images