Ajit Tendulkar (Sachin Tendulkar’s Brother) Age, Wife, Biography & More

Ajit Tendulkar

Real NameAjit Ramesh Tendulkar
ProfessionCricket Coach, Author
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5' 4"
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1963
Age (as in 2019)56 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeRuia College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Late Ramesh Tendulkar (Novelist)
Mother- Name Not Known (Died), Rajni Tendulkar (Step-mother, Worked as an Insurance agent)
Brothers- Nitin Tendulkar (Elder), Sachin Tendulkar (Younger, Half-Brother)
Sister- Savita Tendulkar
Ajit Tendulkar with his family
CasteRajapur Saraswat Brahmin [1]India Today
HobbiesLong drives, reading
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler: Angus Fraser
Favourite MusicianPink Floyd, Bryan Adams
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusNot Known
WifeNot Known
ChildrenDaughter- Not Known
Son- Not Known

Ajit Tendulkar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ajit Tendulkar

  • Does Ajit Tendulkar smoke?: No
  • Does Ajit Tendulkar drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Ajit is the elder brother, mentor, guide, friend, teacher of Sachin Tendulkar.
  • He was the first person who noticed the talent of Sachin’s. Once he was watching Sachin play rubber-ball cricket in the Sahitya Sahawas Colony in Bandra, Mumbai, and got instantly impressed with his back-lift, the flow of bat swing, and the ability to pick the length of the ball earlier. Ajit Tendulkar with Sachin Tendukar in younger days
  • It was Ajit who made him meet cricket coach, Ramakant Achrekar. Though the 11-year-old Sachin initially failed to perform, his brother’s conviction led Achrekar to give him another opportunity.

  • Like Sachin, he too was a was a cricketer, an off-spinner who played Division A cricket.
  • He had travelled with Sachin to Pakistan on his very first tour in 1989.
  • He has written a book about Sachin, named ‘The Making of a Cricketer.’ The Making of a Cricketer
  • He rates Sachin’s 136 runs against Pakistan in 1999 as his favourite knock.
  • He has only seen Sachin bat at a stadium in his debut Test series in Sialkot, Pakistan, at Lord’s, England in 1990, and at the Wankhede, Mumbai, in 1993.
  • He never watched Sachin’s innings on ‘live telecast’ due to superstition.
  • It was originally his suggestion to drop Cheteshwar Pujara‘s to No. 3 batting position against Australia in the 2nd innings of the 2010 Bangalore Test.
  • Ajit and Sir Viv Richards stopped Sachin Tendulkar from retiring after 2007 World Cup.
  • Every July, he travels to San Francisco for a coaching assignment.
  • He doesn’t read newspapers.
  • He underwent bypass surgery in 2014.