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Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting exchanged text messages with Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar after being picked by the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held on Sunday.

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1992: Sachin Tendulkar poses with a pint and a cloth cap after being chosen as the first non-Yorkshireman to play for the county.

1989: Sachin Tendulkar, at the age of 15, had become the youngest Indian to score a century on first-class debut, in 1988. A year later he made his Test debut in Pakistan, rubbing shoulders with giants like Kapil Dev, who had started playing for India when Tendulkar was only five years old.