Sachin Tendulkar biography

Sachin Tendulkar biography

he is the greatest batsman of his generation, Sachin Tendulkar owns almost every record worth its name. he acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut against Pakistan at the age of sixteen. in 2008 he passed Brian Lara as the leading Test run-scorer, and in the years after, he went past 13,000 Test runs 30,000 international runs, and 50 Test hundreds. In 2012, he became the first player to score 100 international centuries.
In December 2012, Tendulkar announced his retirement from ODIs. He retired from Twenty20 cricket in October 2013 and subsequently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

personal details

full nameSachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Born24 April 1973 
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
NicknameTendiya, Little Master,Master Blaster
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm medium, leg break, off break



In April 2012, sachin Tendulkar accepted the Rajya Sabha nomination proposed by the President of India and became the first active sportsperson and cricketer to have been nominated.

married life

at the age of 22 sachin Tendulkar married to six year senior Anjali, a paediatrician. she is daughter of Gujarati industrialist and six Anand Mehta and British social worker Annabel Mehta. They have two children, Sara (born 12 October 1997) and Arjun (born 24 September 1999).


1994 – Arjuna Award, by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievement in sports.
1997–98 – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest honour given for achievement in sports.
1999 – Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award.
2001 – Maharashtra Bhushan Award, Maharashtra State's highest Civilian Award.
2008 – Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award.
2014 – Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award.
Other honours
1997 – Wisden Cricketer of the Year.
2002 – In commemorating sachin Tendulkar's feat of equalling Don Bradman's 29 centuries in Test Cricket, automotive company Ferrari invited him to its paddock in Silverstone on the eve of the British Grand Prix on 23 July, to receive a Ferrari 360 Modena from the F1 world champion Michael Schumacher.
2003 – Player of the tournament in 2003 Cricket World Cup.
2004, 2007, 2010 – ICC World ODI XI.
2009, 2010, 2011 – ICC World Test XI.
2010 – Outstanding Achievement in Sport and the Peoples Choice Award at The Asian Awards in London.
2010 – Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World.
2010 – ICC Award-Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for cricketer of the year.
2010 – LG People's Choice Award.
2010 – Made an Honorary group captain by the Indian Air Force.
2011 – BCCI Cricketer of the Year award
2011 – Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year award
2012 – Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award
2012 – Honorary Life Membership of Sydney Cricket Ground 
2012 – Honorary Member of the Order of Australia, given by the Australian government.
2013 – Indian Postal Service released a stamp of sachin Tendulkar and he became the second Indian after Mother Teresa to have such stamp released in their lifetime.


Career stat
Batting and fielding averages
List A5515385521999200*45.54601141750

Bowling averages
List A5511023084782015/325/3242.174.9750.8420

Career statistics
Test debutPakistan v India at Karachi, Nov 15-20, 1989 
Last TestIndia v West Indies at Mumbai, Nov 14-16, 2013
ODI debutPakistan v India at Gujranwala, Dec 18, 1989
Last ODIIndia v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 18, 2012 
Only T20ISouth Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 
First-class debut1988/89
Last First-classIndia v West Indies at Mumbai, Nov 14-16, 2013 
List A debut1989/90
Last List AIndia v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 18, 2012 
Twenty20 debutSouth Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 
Last Twenty20Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals at Delhi, Oct 6, 2013 
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