Sachin Tendulkar is the best Indian formal cricketer of all the formats. He is also known as the god of cricket. He has announced his retirement from all the formats in 2013 with a memorable record of 200 test matches, 463 ODIs matched, scored more than 30000 runs in International cricket. He is the only player till date to score more than 100 centuries. He was the first batsman to score a double century in a limited over match.
Sachin Tendulkar Profile/Introduction
|Birthname||Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar|
|Nickname||Master Blaster, Maestro, God of Cricket, Bradman of Modern Era, Ten, Tendu Tendliya, The Little Master|
Sachin Tendulkar Personal Life Info & More
Sachin Tendulkar was born in Bombay on 24 April 1973. As of now (at the time of writing the article) his age is 48. He was born in Dadar, Bombay to Ramesh Tendulkar and Rajni Tendulkar.
|Date of Birth/Birthday||24 April 1973|
|Age (as in 2021)||48|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Taurus|
Sachin Tendulkar: Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in meters – 1.65
in feet-inches – 5’5″
|Weight (approx.)||in Pounds – 137 lbs
in Kilograms – 62 kg
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Sachin Tendulkar: Family Members Names & Information
|Father||Late Ramesh Tendulkar|
|Mother||Late Rajni Tendulkar|
|Brother||Nitin and Ajit|
Sachin Tendulkar Marital Status & More
|Children’s||Sara Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar|
Sachin Tendulkar Education Qualification, School & College
It is believed that Sachin has to skip his schooling because of Cricket. But the risk is worth it not only for him but for the whole nation.
|Educational Qualification||High School|
|School||Vilasam highschool Mumbai|
Sachin Tendulkar Favourite Things/Like & Dislike
|Favourite Singers||Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sunil Gavaskar|
|Favourite Foods||Vada pav|
|Hobbies||Collecting Perfume, Watches & CD’s, Listening to Music|
Sachin Tendulkar Money Factor
Sachin Tendulkar is regarded as the best batsman in the entire history of the sport, it’s no surprise that Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer there is. After so many years of retirement, brands are still approaching him for advertisement purposes.
|Net Worth||INR 1250 crores (approx. USD 170 million)|
Sachin Tendulkar Career
Sachin started playing cricket at a very young age. From school time he was the little champ. Tendulkar took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his test debut against the hefty attack of Akthar, Akram and Younis at the age of sixteen. The match had ended in a draw. Sachin was dismissed by Pakistan debutant pacer Waqar Younis. Sachin was successful in scoring 15 runs in his debut match.
Sachin Tendulkar was selected in Ranji Tournament for Bombay at the age of 14. However, he was not selected in playing 11. He made his debut against Gujarat at the age of 15. He scored his first century and proved that height and age don’t matter in life. Scored 583 runs at an average of 67.77, and was the eighth-highest run-scorer in the tournament. The captain of Bombay and the chairman of the team were impressed when they saw a 15-year-old driving the balls of Kapil Dev easily in the boundaries.
In 1992, at 19 years old, Tendulkar become the first player from abroad to play for Yorkshire. Selected for Yorkshire as a substitution for the injured Australian quick bowler Craig McDermott, Tendulkar played 16 top of the line matches for the district and scored 1070 runs at a normal of 46.52
His 24 years cricketing career was full of ups and downs. He was dropped from the team many times but his worth was more than the runs on the scoreboard.
Sachin Tendulkar: Test Matches
After seeing his performance in Ranji Tournament, the Selector’s committee decided to make his debut against West Indies but the coach disagreed as it would not be safe for the boy of 15 to play against the pace battery of Windies. Therefore he debuted against Pakistan and scored 15 runs. He was the 2nd best test player of all time after Sir Don Bradman.
In 200 test matches, he has scored 15921 runs which include 51 centuries and an average of 54 (approx value).
He announced his grand retirement in 2013
Sachin Tendulkar: ODI
In his career of 463 matches, Sachin has scored 18526 at an average of 44.83. He was the first batsman to score 200 International one day match. This achievement gave him the name Master Blaster.
Sachin Tendulkar played six World Cups from 1992 to 2011. He Tendulkar finally won the tournament in the 2011 team led by Dhoni, where India defeated Sri Lanka in the final.
He played his last ODI in 2012 against Pakistan where he scored 52 runs.
Some Other Lesser Known Facts About Sachin Tendulkar :
There was a rumour that Sachin was failed in his 12th board. He was not able to give the papers because he was on a tour against Pakistan.
In the fourth and final Test in Sailok, he was hit on the nose by a bouncer bowled by Younis, but he declined medical assistance and continued to bat even as he gushed blood from it. In a 20-over exhibition game in Peshwar, held in parallel with the bilateral series, Tendulkar made 53 runs off 18 balls, including an over in which he scored 27 runs (6, 4, 0, 6, 6, 6) off leg-spinner Abdul Quaradil. This was later called “one of the best innings I have seen” by then Indian skipper Srikkanth.
In December 2014, he has announced the ambassador of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 event. It is his second term as he has already held the ambassador of the previous ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
Sachin Tendulkar is a luxury car lover. He has around 20 luxury cars in his backyard.
Sachin was actually the off-break spinner but his coach was impressed by his batting abilities and ordered him to practice bat in the nets.
Sachin Tendulkar Social Media Accounts & Channels
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