He is the only player to have scored one hundred international
centuries, the first batsman to score a Double Century in
a One Day International,
He complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket.
Tendulkar was a part of the Indian team that won the 2011
Sachin RameshTendulkar born in 24 April 1973
Dad's Name : RameshTendulkar
Sister's Name : SavitaiTendulkar
Brother's Name : NitinTendulkar & AjitTendulkar
Wife's Name : AnjaliTendulkar
Daughter's Name : Sarah
Son : Arjun
Full name – Sachin RameshTendulkar
Born --- 24 April 1973 Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Nick Name -- Tendlya, God of cricket, Little master Master Blaster.
Height --- 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Batting Style – Right-Handed
Bowling Style - Right-Arm medium, Leg Break, Off Break
Role -- Batsmen
National side – India
Test Debut -- 15 November 1989 VS Pakistan
LastTest -- 14 November 2013 VS West Indies
ODI Debut -- 18 December 1989VS Pakistan
LastODI -- 18 March 2012 VS Pakistan
ODI Shirt no -- 10
OnlyT20 -- 1December 2006 VS South Africa
in Karachi in
1989 aged just 16
In all, he scored 215 runs
at an average of 35.83 in
theTest series, and was
scoring a run in the
only One Day
International (ODI) he
he became the
cricketer to score a
Test century as he
made 119 not out in
at OldTrafford in
On 14 November 1987,Tendulkar was selected to represent Mumbai in
on 11 December 1988, aged just 15 years and 232 days,Tendulkar made his debut for
Mumbai against Gujarat at home and scored 100 not out in that match.
Tendulkar finished the 1988–89 season as Mumbai's highest run-
in 20 over exhibition gameTendulkar made 53 runs off 18 balls,
including an over in which he scored 27 runs off leg-spinner .
Tendulkar's record as captain
Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied No result Win %
Test 25 4 9 12 0 – 8%
ODI 73 23 43 – 2 6 31.50%
Tendulkar, succeedingAzharuddin as captain for his second term, then led India on
a tour of Australia, where the visitors were comprehensively beaten 3–0 by the
newly crowned world champions
.WhenTendulkar took over as captain in 1996, it was with huge hopes and
Tendulkar's two tenures as captain of the Indian cricket team were not very
After anotherTest series defeat, this time by a 0–2 margin at home against South
Africa,Tendulkar resigned, and sauravGanguly took over as captain in 2000.
Tendulkar remained an integral part of the Indian team's strategic
100th international century
Tendulkar scored his much awaited 100th international hundred on
16 March 2012, at Mirpur against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup
He became the first person in history to achieve this feat.
Incidentally, it wasTendulkar's first ODI hundred against
Tendulkar announced his retirement from One Day
International on 23 December 2012.
After playing his loneTwenty20 International in 2006
against South Africa, he stated that he would not playT20
Internationals any more.
He announced his retirement from IPL after his
team Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs at
the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 26 May.
On 10 October 2013Tendulkar announced that he would
retire from all cricket after the two-Test series against West
Indies in November
2014 – Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award
2008 – PadmaVibhushan, India's second highest civilian award.
2001 – Maharashtra Bhushan Award, Maharashtra State's highest Civilian Award.
1999 – Padma shri, India's fourth highest civilian award.
1997–98 – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest honour given for achievement in sports.
1994 – Arjuna award by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievement