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Sachin Tendulkar
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The great former cricketer of the Indian cricket team is Sachin Tendulkar. The most well-known cricketer in the world is known as one of the most incredible batters in history and set several records during his career. Tendulkar is the only cricketer to have scored more than 30,000 runs, and he has the hundreds of any player.

Sachin Tendulkar Biography

Sachin was born on April 24, 1973, in Mumbai, India. Sachin was known by the monikers Little Master & Tendlya. He was the son of renowned Marathi novelist Mr. Ramesh Tendulkar and insurance expert Mrs. Rajni Tendulkar.

Sharadashram Vidyamandir High School is where he received his diploma in his education. After enrolling in college, Sachin joined the M.R.F. Pace Foundation to develop his fast bowling skills.

Although he focused more on batting, as Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee suggested, he participated in the 1987 Cricket World Cup as a ball player at 14 in Wankhede Stadium.

Anjali Mehta, a well-known doctor and the daughter of Gujarati businessman Mr. Anand Mehta, is the wife of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. Sara and Arjun, the couple’s two children, are born.

Tendulkar is a spiritual person by nature. He must fulfill his social responsibility by sponsoring more than 200 impoverished kids annually through the Mumbai-based nonprofit Apnalaya, associated with his social worker mother-in-law, Mrs. Annabel Mehta. Tendulkar was chosen to serve in the Rajya Sabha, India’s upper chamber of parliament, in 2012.

Nickname Master Blaster, God of Cricket, and Little Master
Full Name Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Birthday April 24, 1973
Age 49 Years
Profession Former Cricketer
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Nirmal Nursing Home in Dadar, Bombay (Now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Sachin Physical Measurements

Height 5’ 5” (1.65 m)
Weight 62 kg (137 lbs)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black

Cricket History

Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right arm Offbreak, Legbreak Googly
Role Top order Batter
Team India, Asia XI, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians, Marylebone Cricket Club, Sachin Blasters, India Legends
Jersey Number 10

Sachin Tendulkar Education

Qualification Dropout
School Indian Education Society’s New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai
College Khalsa College, Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar Family

Father Name Late Ramesh Tendulkar (Novelist)
Mother Name Rajni Tendulkar (Worked as an Insurance Agent)
Brother Nitin Tendulkar & Ajit Tendulkar
Sister Savita Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Sister)
Wife/ Spouse Anjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)
Married Status Married
Children No. 2
Sons Arjun Tendulkar
Daughter Sara Tendulkar
Dating History Anjali Tendulkar

The youngest of the four siblings is Sachin Tendulkar. Ajit, Nitin, and Savita are his older stepbrothers and stepsisters, and they were all born to his father in his first marriage.

After the birth of his third kid, his father’s first wife passed away. Ramesh Tendulkar married Rajni Tendulkar, Sachin’s mother, after she passed away.

After courting Anjali Mehta for five years, Sachin wed her on May 24, 1995. After returning from his first trip, he encountered Anjali at the Mumbai airport.

He fell in love with her at first sight, but luckily, a trusted friend helped him meet her before it was too late, and they soon began dating. Arjun Tendulkar, their son, is well-known for his bowling prowess and represents the U-19 Indian Cricket Team.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Net Worth

Net Worth (2022) $160 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs. 1240 Crore INR
Profession Cricketer
Monthly Income And Salary 4 Crore +
Yearly Income 50 Crore +
Net Worth in Rupees 1240 crores
Personal Properties Rs. 520 Crore
Luxury Cars Owned – 10 Rs.15 Crore
Remuneration From BCCI Rs.2 Crore
Brand Endorsement Fee Rs. 15 Crores

Cars Collection

  • Ferrari 360 Modena
  • Nissan GT-R
  • BMW i8
  • BMW M5
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • BMW X5M
  • BMW M6
  • And many others

Sachin Tendulkar House

The beautiful designer home that Tendulkar owns is located at 19-A, Perry Cross Road, Bandra West, Mumbai. He constructed this home in 2009. The house is said to have cost Rs. 60 crores.

Career

Debut

At 16, Tendulkar made his international debut in 1989 against Pakistan, hitting 15 runs before being dismissed by Waqar Younis. He was sent out for a duck by Waqar in his first ODI match against Pakistan in Gujranwala in 1989.

  • In 1988, he began his domestic first-class career, playing for Mumbai, and in his very first game, he struck a century. He finished the year with the most runs scored.
  • He was quickly chosen for the national squad due to his stellar play in first-class matches. At barely 16, he faced Pakistan in his first international test.
  • Even though he did not score many runs during the series, he was noticed for his hitting style and commitment to the game. 1989 he also made his One Day International (ODI) debut.
  • He scored 148 runs in one game and 114 in another while batting against renowned bowlers like Merv Hughes, Craig McDermott, and Bruce Reid during the 1991–1992 Australian tour.
  • In 1994, when he was asked to open the batting against New Zealand in an ODI, he lit up the place, scoring 82 runs off just 49 balls. He scored his first ODI century against Australia the same year.
  • Australia was on tour in India in 1998, and the matchup was advertised as a “Sachin against Warne” match. In the three-test series, Sachin destroyed Warne and scored two centuries. India won the series, and Sachin was crucial to that victory.
  • Both of Sachin’s brief appearances as the captain of the Indian cricket team were unsuccessful. He assumed the role of captain in 1996, but after the team’s dismal performance, he relinquished it in 1997.
  • In 1999, he was appointed captain again, but he resigned the following year due to his lackluster performance.
  • His outstanding performance helped India reach the 2003 “Cricket World Cup finals,” when they were one of the favorites to win. He scored 673 runs in 11 matches.
  • However, the squad lost to Australia in the championship game, and Sachin was named “Man of the Tournament.”
  • After a challenging time, he found his form again in 2007 and finished 11,000 test runs, becoming India’s top run scorer.
  • Sachin Tendulkar displayed incredible batting abilities by scoring 493 runs in four tests during the 2007–2008 Border–Gavaskar Trophy.
  • In the 2011 “World Cup,” Sachinperformed at his peak, scoring 482 runs, including two centuries. India defeated Sri Lanka in the championship game, giving him his first “World Cup” title.
  • His performance suffered after the “World Cup,” and he experienced a lean period. In November 2013, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, and his supporters gave him a heartfelt send-off.
  • He was named the “Franchise Icon” for the well-known “I.P.L.” team “Mumbai Indians” in 2014. Additionally, he was named the 2015 “I.C.C. Cricket World Cup” ambassador.

Sachin Tendulkar Retirement

He retired from the limited overs format in 2012 after a dismal performance against England. He kept up his test-playing cricket. After playing his final Test match against the West Indies, he announced his retirement from test cricket in 2013 at his home stadium, Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

Favorite Things

Hobbies Collecting perfume, watches & C.D.s, and listening to music
Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Nana Patekar
Actress Madhuri Dixit
Food Bombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Crab masala, Keema Paratha, Lassi, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani, Mutton Curry, Baigan Bharta, Sushi
Color Black

Records

  • Test runs with the highest number: 15,921.
  • 18,426 is the most ODI runs.
  • The most Tests played was 200.
  • The most ODIs played were 463.
  • most World Cup centuries
  • Seventy-six times have been named Man of the Match.
  • 20 Man of the Series titles is the most.
  • 2,278 runs, the most in a World Cup.
  • Most ODI half-centuries (96).
  • 51 is the most test century.

Almost all the records in the batting history belong to Sachin. The only player to surpass 30,000 runs in international cricket, he scored 15,921 runs in Tests and 18,426 runs in ODIs, respectively.

With a total of 100 hundred, he holds the record for most centuries in international cricket. He participated in the most tests for India, 200. He was the first batter in ODI history to record a double century.

Awards

  • 1994 Arjuna Award
  • 1998 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
  • 1999: Padma Shri.
  • 2001’s Maharashtra Bhushan.
  • 2008’s PadmaVibhushan.
  • 2014. Bharat Ratna

Controversies

  • Sachin Tendulkar was charged with on-field ball tampering by Mike Denness during the India tour of South Africa, and as a result, he was suspended for a test and fined 75% of his match money.
  • When Michael Schumacher gave him a Ferra Modena 360, he got into trouble, and the government wanted to exempt him from paying a 120% import tax fee. When he sold the Ferrari, he had been given to a Surat businessman. He received even more contempt.
  • Dravid’s decision to end the inning when Tendulkar was close to scoring a double-hundred disappointed him.
  • Later, Dravid was accused of doing it and interrogated about it.
  • Sachin was charged with altering his testimony in 2008 in response to the MONKEYGATE Scandal.
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