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The God of Cricket, Little Master or Master Blaster of Cricket, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is an Indian former Cricketer who also served as captain of the Indian national team. He took up cricket at the age of eleven and now he is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.
He is the recipient of India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna in 2013 for his outstanding sporting achievement. He also received Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan awards in 1999 and 2008 respectively.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 24 April 1973, The God of Cricket will turn 47 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a height of 165 in centimeters and 5’5” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 38 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 62 in kilograms and 137 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair enhance his personality.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sachin Tendulkar is $160 million (Rs. 1100 crore).
Education / Family
Sachin was born and raised up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Late Ramesh Tendulkar who was a Novelist and his mother Rajni Tendulkar who worked as an Insurance Agent. He grew up with three siblings Nitin Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), Ajit Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), and Savita Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Sister).
He completed his schooling from the Indian Education Society’s New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai, and Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai. Later, he didn’t attend college to focus on his cricketing career.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
|Nickname||Tendya, Master Blaster, God of Cricket, Little Master|
|Birth Place||Nirmal Nursing Home in Dadar, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India|
|Date Of Birth||24 April 1973 (Tuesday)|
|Height||In centimeters – 165 cm
In feet inches – 5’5”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 62 kg
In Pounds – 137 lbs
|School||Indian Education Society’s New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai
• Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai
|College||Did not attend|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|International Debut||ODI – 18 December 1989 against Pakistan at Gujranwala
Test – 15 November 1989 against Pakistan at Karachi
T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa in Johannesburg
|Fathers Name||Late Ramesh Tendulkar (Novelist)|
|Mothers Name||Rajni Tendulkar (Worked as an Insurance Agent)|
|Brothers||Nitin Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), Ajit Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother)|
|Sister||Savita Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Sister)|
Career / Fashion And Style
He commenced his career in 1987 to represent Bombay in the Ranji Trophy but he did not make up the final eleven in any of the matches and used as a substitute player for fielding. In 1989, he made his International debut against Pakistan. He got out for a duck in his first match.
On his test debut, he scored only 15 runs but in the next match, he scored fifty against a tough bowling attack of Pakistan and it proves a career turning point for Tendulkar. At the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, he scored his first Test century on 14 August 1990 against England. Tendulkar’s Test average was 62.30 during the period between 1993 and 2002.
Tendulkar used to bat at number 6 or 7 initially but after he scored a 148 not out against Australia in Sydney in 1992 his position got changed to no.4. He made his T20I debut against South Africa in 2006.
In 2010, he became the first player to score a double century in an ODI. In IPL he represents the Mumbai India team. In November 2013, Sachin announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
He got married to his long-term girlfriend Anjali Tendulkar in 1995 and the couple blessed with two children Arjun Tendulkar, who is a cricketer, and daughter, Sara Tendulkar.
|Girlfriend||Anjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)|
|Wife||Anjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)|
|Children||Daughter – Sara Tendulkar
Son – Arjun Tendulkar (Cricketer)
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Sylvester Stallone, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Nana Patekar|
|Favorite Actress||Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Food(s)||Bombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Crab masala, Keema Paratha, Mutton Curry, Baigan Bharta, Sushi, Lassi, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani|
|Favorite Sport||Lawn Tennis, Formula 1, Golf|
|Favorite Destinations||New Zealand, Mussorie|
|Favorite Singer||Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar|
|Favorite Song||“Yaad Aa Raha Hai Tera Pyar” by Bappi Lahiri|
|Favorite Musician(s)||Sachin Dev Burman, Bappi Lahiri, Dire Straits|
|Favorite Perfume||Comme des Garcons|
|Favorite Restaurant(s)||• Bukhara Maurya Sheraton in Delhi
• The Harbour Bay in Mumbai
|Favourite Hotel||Park Royal Darling, Sydney|
|Favorite Tennis Player(s)||John McEnroe & Roger Federer|
|Favorite Cricketer(s)||Batsmen: Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Vivian Richards
Bowlers: Wasim Akram, Anil Kumble, Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Curtly Ambrose
|Favorite Cricket Ground(s)||Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) & Wankhede Stadium Mumbai|
|Favorite Street Gola||Ice Gola|
|Favorite Film(s)||Bollywood: Sholay
Hollywood: Coming To America
Some Interesting Facts About Sachin Tendulkar
- In 2010, the Indian Air Force made him an Honorary Group Captain.
- In 2013, the Indian Postal Service released a stamp of Tendulkar.
- Tendulkar is a close friend of Vinod Kambli.
- His name Sachin was named after the name of famous music director, Sachin Dev Burman.
- Sachin is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.
- He is the youngest Indian player to feature in International Tests and ODIs at the age of 16.