About Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar who is also known as Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born in Dadar, Mumbai. And he belongs to a Rajapur Saraswat Brahmin Maharashtrian family. His father’s name is Ramesh Tendulkar and his mother’s name is Rajni Devi. His father was a Marathi novelist and his mother is a woman working in the insurance industry.
One thing about Sachin Tendulkar is also known that his favorite music director was Sachin Dev Burman. Sachin Tendulkar had two brothers and a sister, whose names are Nitin Tendulkar and Ajit Tendulkar and Savita Tendulkar respectively.
Sachin Tendulkar’s elder brother Ajit Tendulkar introduced him to cricket in 1984. And at that time, Ramakant Achrekar, a popular cricket coach at Shivaji Park, also coached Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar could not play very well in his childhood. And in the same way, Ramakant Achrekar guided him very well and taught him to play in the best way.
Ramakant Achrekar was very much impressed by Sachin Tendulkar’s cricketing talent and asked Sachin Tendulkar to be admitted to Sharadashram Vidya Mandir High School.
Sachin Tendulkar used to play such good cricket since childhood that he was discussed in the whole school itself. And it was known about him that he would become a very good cricketer in future. There was a lot of flooding in Sachin Tendulkar Matunga Gujarati Seva Mandal.
Sachin Tendulkar used to play so well in his childhood that once he scored 329 runs in a partnership of 664 runs in his school match. Which was a huge world record. Exactly 1 year after that, he had scored a century in a match. And after that at the age of 16, he joined the Indian cricket team. And at that time he was the youngest player of the Inter Cricket Team.
Personal Information of Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar has also written a book called Playing It My Way which was published in 2014. Why was a biopic made on Sachin Tendulkar, named Sachin A Billion Dreams?
Sachin Tendulkar is a 5 foot 5 inch player whose weight is around 65 kg. The skin color is almost dark brown and the hair is black and curly.
Sachin Tendulkar was born on 24 April 1973 and on 2021 he has completed the age of 48. Sachin Tendulkar has studied from Khalsa College Mumbai, and he is a college dropout so he does not have any degree.
International Cricket Career of Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar has played around 200 test matches in his international test match. In which he has participated in 329 innings. and has scored 15293 runs. In this, he has hit 2058 fours and 69 sixes. In this, Sachin Tendulkar has scored six double centuries and 51 centuries, and has scored 68 half-centuries.
In his ODI matches, Sachin Tendulkar has played 463 ODI matches till date, in which he has participated in 452 innings. And in total he has scored 18426 runs, in which he has scored 49 centuries, one double century and 96 half-centuries. And in 2016 with fours he has hit 195 sixes.
Talking about IPL matches, Sachin Tendulkar has played 78 matches, in which he has scored 2334 runs. He has scored a century, has hit 13 half-centuries and has hit 295 fours and 29 sixes.
Records of Sachin Tendulkar
- When is made his debut in 1989, he started setting records.
- In today’s time, India has the highest run scorer in Test cricket.
- He has scored more than 14000 runs in test cricket. And he is the only player in the world to do so.
- Talking about another record of Sachin Tendulkar, Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most runs in his ODI match. And its world record is also in his name.
- Sachin Tendulkar played his first first-class match at the age of 14 and made his international debut in 1989, visiting Pakistan and playing in Karachi.
- After this, Sachin Tendulkar showed a great feat and made another world record to complete his 10000 runs with his 259 innings.
- Sachin Tendulkar had performed in 6 World Cups in his cricket career and he won the 2011 Cricket World Cup for India.
Some interesting facts of Sachin Tendulkar
- In the middle of 2003, he was declared the Player of the Tournament.
- In the same way, Sachin Tendulkar is the most known player in the cricket world. And he has millions of fans all over the world.
- All over the world, he is recognized by all the names like Little Master, Master Blaster, God of Cricket, Best Cricketer.
- He has a restaurant in Mumbai which he himself owns.
- Sachin Tendulkar is also a former Rajya Sabha MP from India, and was nominated by the President as a member of the Rajya Sabha in 2012.
- A biopic film has also been made on Sachin Tendulkar named Sachin: A Billion Dreams. The film was produced by Shrikant Bhasi and Ravi Bhagchandka.
- Sachin Tendulkar was a Rajya Sabha MP from 2012 to 2018, and has also been a former player, fast bowler, and former captain of the Indian cricket team.
- A very unique story is heard about Sachin Tendulkar that when his mentor Ramakant Achrekar used to practice with him, once he put coins on the stump and told all the bowlers that whoever gets Sachin out You can take those coins. But if Sachin is not able to get Tendulkar out, then those coins will become Sachin’s. On this, Sachin said that even today he has 13 coins with him.
- Sachin Tendulkar once shared an unbeaten partnership of 664 runs with Vinod Kambli during a Harris Shield match in 1988. And during this brilliant performance, a bowler started crying and the opposing side later refused to play the match further. Sachin Tendulkar scored 329 runs in that match.
- Sachin Tendulkar was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2008 for his excellent performance.
- Earlier he has also been honored with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
- Sachin Tendulkar was also awarded the Bharat Ratna. And at that time he was the first player and the youngest person.