Sachin Tendulkar was born on 24 April 1973 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He started his cricket career at the very early age of 16, where he stunned everyone on the playground through his playing. Sachin has achieved a number of records on his name.
People recognize him as a God of cricket. Undoubtedly, Tendulkar has earned millions of his fans all around the world. Earlier we presented a great personality, today we are again here a super celebrity and synonym of cricket for his fans.
Sachin is the son of Ramesh Tendulkar, who was a famous novelist and his mother Rajni Tendulkar worked as a life insurance professional. His father kept his name as ‘Sachin’ on his family favorite music director Sachin Dev Barman. They’re 4 siblings, he was the youngest of all- elder brother named Nitin and Ajit, also has one elder sister Savita.
At his young age, he was a very great fan of a prominent tennis player John McEnroe. When he was 11 years old his first cricket bat given to him. He scored 326 out of the highest stand out 664 in a school match. Sachin Tendulkar was famous for his cricket in school and college.
At the age of 15 years, he played his first debut in December 1988 playing a domestic cricket and scored a century for Bombay. After 11 months, he was selected for playing an international cricket against Pakistan and were famously declined medical assistance, though getting a hit in the face by Waqar Younis.
Later in August 1990, he makes out 119 runs remaining not out against England. At that time he was just 17 years old and became the youngest cricketer to score a century in a Test cricket. Another rapid century that was celebrated by him in Australia in 1992. He was the first international player to sign with the England Yorkshire club.
He was just gaining popularity day by day and added many fans from all around the world. As the days have gone, he seems as a symbol of hope for the countrymen. He denoted a ‘The Last Hero’ of the country. People love his unique style of play – aggressive and inventive.
He was the leading scorer in the 1996 World Cup and later became the captain of the Indian National Team. Though he was going better, his game gone down, soon in January 1998, he relieved of the responsibility. At this time he hit a double century against Australia. Again in the year 1999, took over as captain. Although, overall only 4 matches out of 25 Test matches won by Indian Team under his captaincy. This occurs several doubts against Sachin and many hard times faced by him and his family. Thereafter, as per the situation occurred, he left the captaincy.
After his desert storm performance in 1998 against Australia in Sharjah, the playing continues with blasting records. In 2001 he became the first player to score 10,000 runs in One Day International. In January 2004 he made 241 unbeaten scores against Australia and in the year 2008 again he entered into the record books by beating Brain Lara’s 11,953 Test Runs. The point of turning into the primary player to post a double century in ODI play, he named the 2010 International Cricket Council Cricketer of the Year.
Finally, in April 2011, Sachin chalked another milestone by scoring 2,000 runs and six centuries in a World Cup ODI play. At the same time, India won the World Cup against Sri Lanka.
When his cricket career was over the finishing line, In June 2012, Tendulkar affirmed in the Rajya Sabha member of Parliament House in New Delhi.
Awards and Achievements
Although, Sachin achieved many awards through his entire life. His main achievements were – Padam Shri award (1999), Padam Vibhushan (2008). After his final match, he was the youngest person and first sports person to honor with the Bharat Ratna Award in 2013.
He retired from ODI playing in December and in following October he finally announced off from all the playing formats. Sachin Tendulkar played 200 Test Matches and completed 100 centuries in the international game.