22 Facts about Sachin Tendulkar

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We all know about Sachin Tendulkar. He is a very famous cricket player. He was the team leader of his time. His full name is Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. On April 24, 1973 in Bombay his birth took place. He was an Indian professional cricket player considered by many to be one of the greatest batsmen of all time.

22 Facts about Sachin Tendulkar

1. Famous player

As the nation celebrated the 48 birth anniversary of the famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar, he has created such an impact on this game with all his techniques, excellence, discipline, and consistency the game Sachin has imparted this game to a new height.

2. Wanted to become a bowler

Sachin wanted to become a fast bowler at the age of 14 but Dennis Lillie’s MRF Foundation rejected him in 1987.

3. About his childhood

During his childhood days, Sachin School coach Ramakant used to give him a coin for not getting out in the nets for a day. Sachin gained 13 coins in such a manner. He was considered as the richest cricketer then.

4. Played 6 cricket world cups

Sachin has played 6 Cricket World Cups which is the most by any player in the history of the game in the year 19 92 to 2011. His dream came true in the 2011 World Cup when India raised the cup at Wankhede by defeating Sri Lanka.

5. About his car

Sachin Tendulkar bought his first car Maruti 800 with the Loan but later on with his amazing cricketing career made him a brand ambassador of the reputed brand BMW. In 2010 Sachin became the first player to hit a double century.

6. Famous snack

Sachin’s one of the favorite snacks is Marathi food vada pav.

7. The talented boy

Sachin Tendulkar was the talented boy from Mumbai who holds the record of the most wonderful performance with the most centuries in a calendar year 9 in 1998.

8. About his family

Sachin Tendulkar’s father Ramesh Tendulkar, was a huge fan of the former music director Sachin Dev, which is why he named his son Sachin after him. He married in 1995 a lady named Anjali Tendulkar. She is a doctor by profession. They have two kids together, Sara and Arjun.

9. His contribution to the game of Cricket

For his contribution to cricket, The Government of India honored him with his prestigious Bharat Ratna award in 2014 the only cricketer who got this award.

10. “Little Master”

Sachin’s pen names are “Little Master” and “Master Blaster”. Sachin is considered the richest cricketer in the world with an approximate net worth of 150 million.

11. About “Sachin Tendulkar”

Words fall short when we talk about the famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, no cricketer has ever captured the hearts, minds, and attention of a billion people in the world quite like the tiny man. No other cricketer has ever matched popularity like such a normal excitement for most of his career no cricketer has been the soul and spirit of the nation and he was.

12. 5th youngest player in test cricket

Tendulkar made his test against Pakistan and Karachi on November 15, 1989. Holding the position of the fifth youngest player in test cricket history. He was just 16 years and 25 days old at that time.

13. A Poet’s son

He was the son of a poet who was born to a Maharashtrian family on April 24, 1973, At Nirmal Nursing Home in Bombay. His father’s name was Ramesh Tendulkar, He was a very well-known Marathi novelist and poet while Rajini is the name of his mother who worked In the insurance industry. Tendulkar was named after Sachin Dev Burman, his father’s favorite music director.

14. Assisting as a ball boy

Sachin Tendulkar has started his career at the match as a ball boy between India and Zimbabwe at the Wankhede Stadium during the year 1987 World Cup. He was just 14 years old. Sachin Tendulkar used to sleep with this cricket gear during his childhood because of his passion for that game.

15. First international cricketer to be given out by a third umpire

Sachin Tendulkar was the first international Batsman to be dismissed by a third umpire. He was ruled out after watching TV replacing the match with third umpire Karl Liebenberg.

16. Yorkshire’s first foreign born player

Tendulkar became the first-born player to represent Yogeshwar in 1992. When he was 19 years old. after Tendulkar’s arrival, Yorkshire had never selected anyone from outside the country. because he was already selected as the replacement for injured Australian fast bowler Craig Mc Dermott.

17. His wicket is worth one rupee

During his childhood, Sachin was tutored by Achrekar at Shivaji Park in the mornings and evenings. Tendulkar would spend hours on the net practicing. If Achrekar felt fatigued, maybe because of some illness. He would place one rupee coin on top of the stamps which would be given to the bowler who dismissed Tendulkar.

18. The Little Masters World Records

Sachin Tendulkar is no stranger to setting world records; many people bear his name and he has won many awards and many achievements in the field of cricket.
Most one day internationals 463.
Most man of the match award 62
Longest ODI career 22 years 91 days.
Most ODI centuries are 49 and many more are there.

19. Sachin Tendulkar’s salary

Tendulkar’s net worth is believed to be around 120 million or 834 crores in Indian rupees. This makes him the wealthiest sportsperson; His primary source of wealth came from cricket. He has won a beautiful home in Mumbai’s Bandra West neighborhood which he built in 2009 the much valued at approximately 62 crores.

20. Car collection of Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar owns a number of high-end automobiles. Some of them are privately owned. while others are denoted by some sponsors or supporters. He has many collections of cars like BMW 18, BMW 750 sport BMW M5, BMW M6 Grand Coupe. and many more cars are there.

21. Sachin’s wife

Let’s see about his wife, Sachin saw Anjalil for the first time at the Mumbai International Airport after returning from his inaugural tour for the 17 year old boy, It was love at first sight. Fortunately, he was introduced to her by a mutual friend and then they both began dating each other. After getting married for 5 years they both married on May 24 1995 Sachin Tendulkar is 6 years older than Anjali who is a Pediatrician.

22. Sachin’s Siblings

Sachin Tendulkar was the eldest of four children. He has one elder sister and two older brothers. Sachin’s half sisters Ajit Nitin, Savita was born to Ramesh’s first wife who died shortly after giving birth to the third child. Sachin began playing tennis at a very young age. His younger brother’s cricket prowess was first identified by his older brother. Achrekar coached and then he found interest in cricket and then he became a very famous and popular cricketer.

Conclusion

Sachin Tendulkar is the only person and because of him only hundreds of thousands of people started watching cricket. He was awarded India’s highest civilian honor of Bharat Ratna in 2014. He is the first and only person to have a century of centuries; he scored 100 runs 100 times.

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