Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is one of the legendry cricketers across the world. Sachin has devoted long twenty four years to Indian cricket. He was called one-man army for his excellence batting
talent. Sachin was top of ladder of success in the epoch of Rahul Dravid, Jacques Kallis, Brian Lara and Ricky Pointing. He is the only batsman to make three unbeaten world records till date – in making 18,426 runs, playing 463 ODIs and making 49 centuries.
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1973|
|Parents||Rajni Tendulkar,Ramesh Tendulkar|
|Siblings||Ajit Tendulkar,Nitin Tendulkar,Savita Tendulkar|
|Education||Kirti M. Doongursee College|
|Childern||Arjun Tendulkar,Sara Tendulkar|
|Net worth||$160 Million|
Sachin Tendulkar had taken birth to a Maharashtrian family in Dadar, Bombay on 24th of April in 1973. Sachin’s father was a renowned novelist and his mother, Rajini was an employee in insurance industry. Sachin had grown up with his 3 elder siblings. He spent a part of his childhood at Sahitya Sahawas Coperative Housing Society.
Sachin Tendulkar’s half-brother Ajit had introduced Sachin to Ramakant Achrekar in 1984 and Sachin got chance to join Achrekar’s academy. Ajit played a key role to Sachin’s life.
Powerpact Cricketer Early Life
Tendulkar impressed his coach Achrekar with his bating talent and he shifted to Sharadashram Vidyamandir (English) High School. Coach Achrekar knew this school had a powerpact cricket team and Sachin could flourish his cricketing talent via the dormant cricket team and the trick actually worked for Sachin’s further cricket career.
Sachin started to play club cricket and represented John Bright Cricket Club, Cricket Club of India and joined MRF Pace Foundation, Madras (Presently Chennai). Gavaskar was impressed with Sachin’s style of batting and he presented his pair of ultra light pads when Sachin was unable to win Best Junior Cricket Award, given by Bombay Cricket Association.
Great Crickter Career
Sachin had stepped into cricket when he was just eleven. He saw many ups and downs in very beginning of his career. In 1987, 14th November, he got selected in Ranji Tropy and represented Bombay. Tendulkar made his first appearance to first-class cricket in 1988, 11th December when he was 15 years and 232 days at age. In 1989, he first appeared as List A player.
He was the only cricketer to make centuries on all his three debut in 1st class domestic tournaments – Ranji, Irani as well as Duleep Trophies.
Tendulkar played for Yorkshire as the 1st overseas player and made 1070 runs.
Sachin made his debut on Indian Test cricket in 1989 on 15the November. In the same year, on 18th December, he made debut on ODI as a part of Indian cricket team.
He started to play Twenty20 cricket since 1st December, 2006.
Tendulkar took retirement from ODI on 23rd December, 2012. He pronounced his retirement from Test cricket in 2013, 14th November.
Sachin had made some of the ground breaking records during his total 24 year long cricket career.
He reached 15000 runs in test cricket. He was the 3rd youngest player to make early debut in test cricket in world. He made highest 15,837 runs in test cricket. He scored 100 runs against each test playing nation.
He was 2nd youngest cricketer making early debut in ODI. He has scored most double centuries in ODI.
He has bagged numbers of awards, few are
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan, Bharat Ratna and Honorary Member of the Order of Australia.
Sachin is happily married with Anjali. It was love marriage. He has two children, Sara and Arjun. He is devotee of Lord Ganesha and Sai Baba. Each year, Sachin supports 200 under-privileged kids through Apnalaya NGO. He was elected as Rajya Sabha member in 2012.