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Bio
Real NameSachin Ramesh Tendulkar
NicknameMaster Blaster, God of Cricket and Little Master
ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer
Flag of India
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weightin Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutODI- 18 December 1989 against Pakistan at Gujranwala
Test- 15 November 1989 against Pakistan at Karachi
T20 - 1 December 2006 against South Africa in Johannesburg
Jersey Number#10 (India)
#10 (IPL, Mumbai Indians)
Domestic/State TeamMumbai, Mumbai Indians, Yorkshire
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan and Australia
Favourite ShotStraight drive
Records (main ones)• He made 1,894 ODI runs in 1998, which is a record for most ODI runs by any batsman in a calendar year.
• Most number of Test runs - 15,921
• Most number of ODI runs - 18,426
• Most number of Tests played - 200
• Most number of ODIs played - 463
• First batsman to score a double hundred in ODIs
• Only batsman to have scored 100 international centuries
• Most number of Test centuries - 51
• Most number of ODI tons - 49
• Most ODI half centuries - 96
• Most number of runs (2,278) in World Cup history
• Most World Cup appearances (6 editions)
• Most number of centuries in World Cup history
• Most fifties in Tests - 68
• Fastest to 10,000 runs in Tests (195 innings - along with Brian Lara (WI) and Kumar Sangakkara (SL))
• Most runs in a single edition of World Cup (673 runs in 2003
• Most ODI hundreds in a calendar year (9 in 1998)
Career Turning PointIn 1989, his first Test fifty in his 2nd Test match against tough bowling attack of Pakistan in Faisalabad
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 April 1973
Age (as in 2016)43 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolShardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai
CollegeKhalsa College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsDropout
FamilyFather- Ramesh Tendulkar (Novelist)
Mother- Rajni Tendulkar (Insurance agent)
Brothers- Nitin Tendulkar (Elder, Step-Brother) and Ajit Tendulkar (Elder, Step-Brother)
Sisters- Savita Tendulkar (Elder, Step-Sister)
Sachin Tendulkar with his family
Coach/MentorRamakant Achrekar
Sachin Tendulkar with Ramakant Achrekar
ReligionHinduism
Address19-A, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai
HobbiesCollecting perfume, watches & CD's, and listening music
Controversies• In 1999, Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan collided with him during a Test match in Kolkata, resulting in his being ruled run out by the third umpire.
• In 2001, he was suspended for one Test match by referee Mike Denness for not informing umpires that he was cleaning the seam of the ball during the Port Elizabeth Test against South Africa.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman : Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Vivian Richards
Bowler : Wasim Akram, Anil Kumble, Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Curtly Ambrose

Favourite Cricket GroundSydney Cricket Ground (SCG)
Favourite FoodBombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Crab masala, Keema Paratha, Lassi, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani, Mutton Curry, Baigan Bharta, Sushi
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Nana Patekar
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite FilmBollywood: Sholay
Hollywood: Coming To America
Favourite MusicianKishore Kumar, Sachin Dev Burman, Dire Straits
Favourite ColorBlue
Favourite PerfumeComme des Garcons
Favourite RestaurantBukhara, Maurya Sheraton, in Delhi
Favourite HotelPark Royal Darling, Sydney
Favourite DestinationNew Zealand, Mussorie
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAnjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)
WifeAnjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)
Sachin Tendulkar with his wife and children
ChildrenDaughter- Sara
Son- Arjun
Style Quotient
Car CollectionNissan GT-R, BMW “30 Jahre M5” Limited Edition, BMW X5 M, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, BMW i8
Sachin Tendulkar BMW i8
Money Factor
SalaryN/A
Net Worth$160 million (INR)

Sachin Tendulkar

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Sachin Tendulkar

  • Does Sachin Tendulkar smoke?: No
  • Does Sachin Tendulkar drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Sachin failed in English in 10th standard in 1988, and now in 10th standard’s English books, its 1st Lesson is about him.
  • He initially wanted to become a fast bowler, but after he when to the MRF Pace Foundation, Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee advised him to focus on his batting instead.
  • He is the co-owner of the Kochi ISL team in the Indian Super League Football League in India with PVP Ventures owned by Prasad V Potluri. Kerala Blasters
  • He made 15 runs in his Test Debut and 0 (Duck) in his ODI Debut, both Vs Pakistan.
  • He loves celebrating “Ganesh Chaturthi” festival and considers it as the most important day of the year.
  • Apart from cricket he loves other sports like Tennis, Football and Formula 1 and is a huge fan of John McEnroe, Diego Maradona and Michael Schumacher.
  • He owns a restaurant in Colaba, Mumbai called “Tendulkar’s.”
  • He is the youngest Indian player ever to feature in Tests and ODIs, at the age of 16.
  • He is the first Indian sportsperson to be awarded Bharat Ratna.
  • He is the memeber of India’s upper house of parliament (Rajya Sabha).
  • Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher gifted him a new Ferrari 360 Modena in 2002.
  • He was named after Bollywood music director Sachin Dev Burman.
  • He was a ball boy during the 1987 World Cup semi-finals between India and England at Wankhende stadium, Mumbai.
  • He is ambidextrous, i.e. he bats and bowls with his right hand but writes with his left hand.
  • In 2003, he made a special appearance in a Bollywood film called “Stumped.”

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