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Full Name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Born: 24 April 1973, Bombay, Maharashtra
Mumbai, Yorkshire, India, ACC Asian XI.
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Leg Break Googly
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar born April
24, 1973 in Mumbai, Maharashtra,
India, is an Indian cricketer widely
regarded as one of the greatest
batsmen in the history of cricket. In
2002, Wisden ranked him the second
greatest Test batsman of all time next
only to Sir Donald Bradman, and the
second greatest one-day international
(ODI) batsman of all time next only to
Sir Viv Richards. The list was later
revised to make him the greatest oneday international (ODI) batsman of all
He was 11 years old
when he was given his
first cricket bat and his
talent in the sport was
immediately apparent. At
the age of 14 Sachin
Tendulkar and Vinod
Kambli shared a record
partnership, playing for
Mandir against St.
Xavier's in Harris Shield
on February 24, 1988.
He made his
at the age of
Test player and
ODI debut on 18
Tendulkar's first Test
century was achieved against
England in the Test match
played at Old Trafford,
Manchester in 1990, where
he scored 119 not out.
Sachin had to wait for 79
matches for his first ODI
century. His first ODI century
was against Australia in the third
match of the Singer World
Series, at Colombo, September
Tendulkar's performance through the
years 1994–1999 coincided with his
physical peak, in his early twenties.
Tendulkar's rise continued when he was
the leading run scorer at the 1996 World
Cup, scoring two centuries.
Sachin Tendulkar continued performing
well in Test cricket in 2001 and 2002, with
some pivotal performances with both bat
Tendulkar made 673 runs in 11 matches
in the 2003 Cricket World Cup, helping
India reach the final.
On 10 December 2005 at Feroz Shah
Kotla, Tendulkar scored his recordbreaking 35th Test century, against the Sri
Tendulkar's dominance of his
sport has continued, even as he's
moved well into his thirties. He
scored his record-breaking 35th
century in Test play in December
2005 in a match against Sri Lanka.
In June 2007 he set another mark
when he became the first player to
record 15,000 runs in one-day
international play. In January 2010
he again moved into the record
books when became the first
batsman to score 13,000 runs in
In 2011 World Cup a massing 482 runs at an
average of 53.55 including two centuries, India
defeated Sri Lanka in the final. Shortly after the
victory, Tendulkar commented that "Winning the
World Cup is the proudest moment of my life. ... I
couldn't control my tears of joy."
The First man on the planet to reach 200 in
Most run scorer in ODIs & Test with 18,426 &
Highest number of centuries in both Test (51)
and ODI (49) cricket.
Tenduklar scored his 100th international 100.
Most number of man of the match awards (62)
in the ODIs.
Most number of man of the series awards (17)
Appeared in most number of tests – 198.
Appeared in most number of ODIs – 463.
Most number of Stadium Appearances: 90
In 2003, Wisden rated Tendulkar as the No. 1
all time Greatest ODI players.
1000 runs in a calendar year in ODIs 7 times.
Highest partnership in ODI matches scored 331
runs with Dravid against New Zealand.
Individual honours and appreciation
• Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award, 2008.
• Maharashtra Bhushan Award, Maharashtra State's highest Civilian Award in 2001.
• Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, 1999.
• Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest honour given for achievement in sports, 1997–98.
• Arjuna Award, by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievement in sports, 1994.
• Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World: 2010.
•ICC World Test XI: 2009, 2010, 2011.
• ICC World ODI XI: 2004, 2007, 2010.
• Player of the tournament in 2003 Cricket World Cup.
• Rajiv Gandhi Awards – Sports: 2005.
• Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1997.
• On 3 September 2010, he was made a Honorary Group captain by the Indian Air Force.
• On 11 June 2012, he was given Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award.
• Honorary Member of the Order of Australia
SACHIN TENDULKAR AFTER ANNOUNCE RETIREMENT
All my life I have had a dream of playing cricket for India. I have been
living this dream every day for the last 24 years. It’s hard for me to imagine a
life without playing cricket because it’s all I have ever done since I was 11
years old. It’s been a huge honour to have represented my country and played
all over the world. I look forward to playing my 200th Test Match on home
soil, as I call it a day.
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