Sachin Tendulkar: Profile, Biography, Achievements

If you ask anyone who is the greatest cricketer of all time they will most probably say Sachin Tendulkar. Here is the profile of the legendary cricketer.

Former Indian professional cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is hailed as one of the game’s all-time greats. He is renowned for his outstanding batting abilities, accomplishments and longevity in the game. Tendulkar’s accomplishments have given him legendary status in the sport of cricket, and he still serves as an example for aspiring players all around the world.

Sachin Tendulkar Biography

Full Name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

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Nick Name: Master Blaster, Little Master

Profession: Former Cricketer

Famous for: Record-breaking career and iconic batting skills

Net Worth: Estimated at $160 million

Instagram Handle: @sachintendulkar

Twitter Handle: @sachin_rt

Sachin Tendulkar Physical Status

Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters)

Weight: Approximately 62 kg (137 lbs)

Eye Colour: Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Sachin Tendulkar Personal Life

Date Of Birth: April 24, 1973

Place Of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality: Indian

Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

School: Sharadashram Vidyamandir School, Mumbai

College: Not applicable (dedicated to cricket from an early age)

Hobbies: Collecting watches, listening to music, and playing table tennis

Sachin Tendulkar Family

Marital Status: Married

Wife Name: Anjali Tendulkar (née Mehta)

Father: Ramesh Tendulkar

Mother: Rajni Tendulkar

Brother: Ajit Tendulkar and Nitin Tendulkar

Sister: Savita Tendulkar

Religion: Hinduism

Sachin Tendulkar Career Statistics

Sachin Tendulkar Debut 

  • Test Match – November 15, 1989, against Pakistan in Karachi
  • ODI Match – December 18, 1989, against Pakistan in Gujranwala

Sachin Tendulkar Last Match

  • Test Match – November 14, 2013, against West Indies in Mumbai
  • ODI Match – March 18, 2012, against Pakistan in Dhaka

Sachin Tendulkar Achievements

Sachin Tendulkar International Records

  • Highest run-scorer in international cricket with 34,357 runs (ODIs, Tests, and T20Is combined).
  • Only player to score 100 international centuries (51 in Tests and 49 in ODIs).
  • Most runs in a single edition of the Cricket World Cup (673 runs in 2003).
  • First player to reach 10,000 runs in ODIs.
  • Highest run-scorer in Test cricket with 15,921 runs.
  • Most centuries in Test cricket with 51 centuries.
  • Most centuries in a calendar year (2010) with 12 centuries.

Sachin Tendulkar Team Achievements

  • Helped India win the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, their first World Cup victory in 28 years.
  • Played a crucial role in India’s victory in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20.
  • Instrumental in India’s triumph in the 2010 Asia Cup.

Sachin Tendulkar Awards and Honors

  • Awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, in 2014.
  • Received the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award, in 2008.
  • Named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1997.
  • Recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1997-1998.
  • Honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1994.

Sachin Tendulkar Records and Milestones

  • Youngest player to debut in international cricket at the age of 16.
  • First player to score 50 Test centuries.
  • Most Man of the Match awards in international cricket (76).
  • Most runs in World Cup history (2,278 runs).
  • Most runs in a single edition of the Champions Trophy (2002).

Conclusion

These accomplishments and records just hint at the amazing career of Sachin Tendulkar. His influence on cricket is tremendous, both in India and beyond the world. Tendulkar has become an iconic figure and an inspiration for generations of cricket players due to his commitment, skill, and love for the game. Tendulkar continues to support the sport even after he stopped playing by taking on a variety of duties, such as mentoring and charitable work. His name will live on in the annals of cricket history forever.

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