3. Personal informationSachin Ramesh Tendulkar AM is an Indiancricketer widely considered to be thegreatest batsman of all time, after DonBradman. He is the leading run-scorer andcentury maker in Test and one-dayinternational cricket. Born: April 24, 1973 (age 39), Mumbai Height: 1.65 m Full name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar Spouse: Anjali Tendulkar Awards: Arjuna award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, More Children: Arjun Tendulkar, Sara Tendulkar
4. Internationalinformation National side India Test 15 November 1989 v Pakistan debut(cap 18 7) Last Test 3 September 2012 v New Zealand ODI debut(ca 18 December 1989 v Pakistan p 74) Last ODI 18 March 2012 v Pakistan ODI shirt no. 10 Only T20I 1 December 2006 v South Africa
5. Sudhir kumar chaudhary A fan of Sachin TendulkarTendulkars entry into world cricket was hyped up byformer Indian stars and those who had seen him play.Tendulkars consistent performances earned him a fanfollowing across the globe, including amongstAustralian crowds, where Tendulkar has consistentlyscored centuries. One of the most popular sayingsby his fans is "Cricket is my religion and Sachin is myGod". Cricinfo mentions in his profile that"... Tendulkar remains, by a distance, the mostworshipped cricketer in the world." During theAustralian tour of India in 1998 Matthew Hayden said"I have seen God. He bats at no. 4 in India in Tests."
6. Rise through the ranksTendulkars performancethrough the years 1994–1999 coincided with hisphysical peak, in his earlytwenties. On the day ofthe Hindufestival Holi, Tendulkar was told to openthe battingat Auckland against NewZealand in 1994. He Tendulkars rise continued when he was the leading runwent on to make 82 runs scorer at the 1996 World Cup, scoring two centuries. Heoff 49 balls. He scored his was the only Indian batsman to perform in the infamousfirst ODI century on 9 semi-final against Sri Lanka. Tendulkar fell amid a battingSeptember 1994 against collapse and the match referee, Clive Lloyd awarded SriAustralia in Sri Lanka the match after the crowd began rioting andLanka at Colombo. It had throwing litter onto the field.taken him 79 ODIs to scorea century.