Jacques Kallis gets guard of honour from Dhoni and Co.

Jacques Kallis is playing his 166th and final Test match of his career. Not many turned out at the Kingsmead, Durban to see the 38-year-old play his farewell match.

updated: December 28, 2013 16:38 IST
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Retiring all-rounder and one of the greats of the game, Jacques Kallis, was given a guard of honour by the Indian team in his 166th and final Test match at Kingsmead, Durban on Saturday. Kallis walked out to bat with South Africa on 113 for two (live updates) and the Indian team arranged themselves in two lines with Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the helm. The Indian skipper shook hands with Kallis while the rest of the Indian squad, along with the two umpires (Steve Davis and Rod Tucker) and non-striker Alviro Petersen, applauded.

Kallis was also given a warm round of applause by the sparse crowd at Kingsmead. Fans held up banners with 'King Kallis!' written and cheered his every run. Kallis' former teammate and captain Shaun Pollock tweeted: "Great to see the Respect Shown to Jakes with the Guard of Honour!! Let's hope he plays a typical Kallis Knock!!"

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