Sachin Tendulkar Biography
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar also known as ” The God of Cricket’ is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.
Tendulkar is the first and only player in Test Cricket to have scored 50 centries and the first cricketer to score 100 centuries in all International Cricket combined. He holds the world record of 100 centuries (49 ODI&51 Test Cricket) in international cricket.
Born into a Rajapur Saraswat Brahmin family in Bombay(now Mumbai), his father, Ramesh Tendulkar was a Marathi novelist. He was named ‘Sachin’ because his father was as great fan of the famous music director, Sachin Dev Burman. Tendulkar’s elder brother, ‘Ajit’ encouraged him to play cricket. When he was young, Sachin would practise for hours in the nets.
“people throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.”Sachin Tendulkar
At the age of 13, Tendulkar made his debut in club cricket for the Cricket Club of India. When he was just 15 years old, Sachin scored 100 not out in his debut first class match for Bomaby against Gujarat making him the youngest Indian to score a century on first-class debut. After the veteran player, Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, Sachin is the only cricketer to be nicknamed as the ‘Little Master’.
This great cricketer has been awarded with innumerable honours and appreciations , across the globe. He has been Conferrerd with ‘Padma Jibushan’, India’s second highest civilian award in 2008. He is also the recipient of ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award’, Indian highest honour given for achievement in Sports. Besides this ,he was awarded the ‘BCCI Cricketer of the Year’ award on May 31, 2011 after India won the prestigious World cup.
In 2014 , Sachin became the youngest recipient of the Bharat Ratna.
Personal Life of Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is married to a doctor named Anjali, who happens to be the Daughter of a Gujarati industrialist. Tendulkar is the father of two children one called ‘Sara Tendulkar(Daughter)’ and second son ‘Arjun Tendulkar’.
Some Basic Information About Sachin Tendulkar
Name: Sachin Tendulkar
Nick Name: Little Master
Famous As: God of Cricket
Birthday: April 24, 1973
Born In: Mumbai, India
Age: 45 Years
Famous As: Cricketer
Height: 1.65 M
Wife: Anjali Tendulkar
Father Name: Ramesh Tendulkar
Mother Name: Rajni Tendulkar
Children: Sara And Arjun
Net Worth: $160 Million