sachin tendulkar-the god of cricket

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the reason why this victory is great because different players have made contributions to the win.

–Sachin Tendulkar

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Name Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Birth date april 24 1973(age 38)
Birth Place mumbai,maharashtra.india.
occupation cricketer
education shardashram vidyamandir school
teams India, Asia XI, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians, Yorkshire
website www.tendulkar.co.in
marital status married
childrens son-arjun.daughter-Sarah
wife anjali Tendulkar
awards padmashree in 1999, and wisden cricketer of year in 1997

biography

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is an Indian cricketer. He holds several batting records, including the most Test centuries and the most one-day international centuries, and was rated in 2002 by Wisden as the second greatest Test batsman ever, after Sir Don Bradman[1]. He received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest sporting honour, for 1997-1998, and the civilian award Padma Shri in 1999. Tendulkar was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1997.

Early days

Born in Mumbai (then Bombay) into a middle-class family, Sachin Tendulkar was named after his family’s favourite music director Sachin Dev Burman. He went to Sharadashram Vidyamandir School where he started his cricketing career under coach Ramakant Achrekar. While at school, he was involved in a mammoth 664 run partnership in a Harris Shield game with friend and team mate Vinod Kambli. In 1988/1989, he scored 100 not-out in his first first-class match, for Bombay against Gujarat. At 15 years and 232 days he was the youngest to score a century on debut.

International career

Sachin played his first international match against Pakistan in Karachi in 1989, facing the likes of Wasim Akram, Imran Khan, Abdul Qadir, and Waqar Younis. He made just 15 runs, being bowled by Waqar Younis, who also made his debut in that match. It was an inauspicious start, but Tendulkar followed it up with his maiden Test fifty a few days later at Faisalabad. His One-day International (ODI) debut on December 18 was equally disappointing, where he was dismissed without scoring a run, again by Waqar Younis. The series was followed by a non-descript tour of New Zealand in which he fell for 88 in a Test match, John Wright, who would later coach India, pouching the catch that prevented Tendulkar from becoming the youngest centurion in Test cricket. The long-anticipated maiden Test century came in England’s tour in 1990 but the other scores were not remarkable. Tendulkar truly came into his own in the 1991-1992 tour of Australia that included a brilliant century on the fast and bouncy track at Perth. He has been Man of the Match 11 times in Test matches and Man of the Series twice, both times in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia.

His first ODI century came on September 9, 1994, against Australia in Sri Lanka at Colombo. It had taken Tendulkar 79 ODIs to score a century.

Sachin Tendulkar is the only player to score a century while making his Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Irani Trophy debut.

Wisden named Tendulkar one of the Cricketers of the Year in 1997, the first calendar year in which he scored 1,000 Test runs. He repeated the feat in 1999, 2001, and 2002.

Tendulkar also holds the record for scoring 1,000 ODI runs in a calendar year. He has done it six times – 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2003. In 1998 he made 1,894 ODI runs, still, the record for ODI runs by any batsman in any given calendar year.

While not a regular bowler, Tendulkar has 37 wickets in 132 tests.

reference-tendulkar.co.in
amazing stats of the master blaster

Batting and fielding averages

Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 188 311 32 15470 248* 55.44 51 65 67 113 0
ODIs 453 442 41 18111 200* 45.16 20980 86.32 48 95 1981 193 136 0
T20Is 1 1 0 10 10 10.00 12 83.33 0 0 2 0 1 0
First-class 292 464 48 24389 248* 58.62 78 111 181 0
List A 541 528 55 21684 200* 45.84 59 113 171 0
Twenty20 60 60 8 2069 100* 39.78 1659 124.71 1 13 268 26 23 0

Bowling averages

Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 188 139 4174 2445 45 3/10 3/14 54.33 3.51 92.7 0 0 0
ODIs 453 269 8044 6838 154 5/32 5/32 44.40 5.10 52.2 4 2 0
T20Is 1 1 15 12 1 1/12 1/12 12.00 4.80 15.0 0 0 0
First-class 292 7539 4337 70 3/10 61.95 3.45 107.7 0 0
List A 541 10220 8466 201 5/32 5/32 42.11 4.97 50.8 4 2 0
Twenty20 60 8 93 123 2 1/12 1/12 61.50 7.93 46.5 0 0 0

Career statistics

Test debut Pakistan v India at Karachi, Nov 15-20, 1989 scorecard
Last Test Australia v India at Adelaide, Jan 24-28, 2012 scorecard
Only T20I South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 scorecard
First-class debut 1988/89
Last First-class Australia v India at Adelaide, Jan 24-28, 2012 scorecard
List A debut 1989/90
Last List A Sussex v Indians at Hove, Aug 25, 2011scorecard
Twenty20 debut South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians at Chennai, May 27, 2011scorecard

Recent matches

Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25, 13 India v Australia Adelaide 24 Jan 2012 Test # 2031
15, 8 India v Australia Perth 13 Jan 2012 Test # 2029
41, 80 India v Australia Sydney 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2027
73, 32 India v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2011 Test # 2025
92 Indians v CA Chairman Canberra 15 Dec 2011 Other match
0/24, 94, 0/5, 3 India v West Indies Mumbai 22 Nov 2011 Test # 2019
38 India v West Indies Kolkata 14 Nov 2011 Test # 2017
7, 76 India v West Indies Delhi 6 Nov 2011 Test # 2015
21 Indians v Sussex Hove 25 Aug 2011 List A
0/11, 23, 91 India v England The Oval 18 Aug 2011 Test # 2004

refrence:www.cricinfo.com
sachin Tendulkar facts

* Sachin Tendulkar is the first batsman to have been declared run out by a third umpire in 1992 against South Africa in South Africa.
* He was the first overseas cricketer to play for Yorkshire CCC in 1992.
* Oddly, Wisden does not include any innings by Tendulkar among its list of 100 greatest Test batting performances

It’s not because of the amount of money. For me and my colleagues, the most important thing is that we create an open information flow for people. Having media corporations owned by conglomerates is just not an attractive idea to me.

* Most runs (1732 at an average of 59.72) in World Cup Cricket History
* Player Of The Tournament in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.
* 673 runs in 2003 World Cup, highest by any one in a single Cricket World Cup

individual honours and awards

  • ICC Award-Sir Garfield Sobers

    trophy for

    cricketer of the year 2010

  • padma vibhushan

    India’s second highest civilian award, 2008.

  • 1cc world odi

    XI: 2004, 2007

  • Rajiv Gandhi Awards – Sports: 2005

  • Player of the tournament in 2003 world cup

  • maharashtra bhushan award, Maharashtra State’s highest Civilian Award in 2001

  • padma shri India’s fourth highest civilian award, 1999

  • Rajiv gandhi khel ratna India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports, 1997–98.

  • wisden cricketer of the year:1997

  • Arjuna award, by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievement in sports, 1994.

  • In October 2010 he was awarded for Outstanding Achievement in Sport and the Peoples Choice Award at the asian awards in London

  • On 28 January 2011, he won the ‘Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year’ award.

  • ‘BCCI Cricketer of the Year’ award on 31 May 2011

On 3 September 2010 he was made a Honorary group captain by the indian airforce.

philanthropic causes

Tendulkar sponsors 200 underprivileged children every year through Apnalaya, a Mumbai-based NGO associated with his mother-in-law, Annabel Mehta. A request from Sachin on Twitter raised  1.025 crores (US$205,000) through Sachin’s crusade against cancer for the Crusade against Cancer foundation.Sachin Tendulkar devoted all of nine hours to the 12-hour Coca-Cola-NDTV Support My School telethon on 18 September 2011 that helped raise   7 crore –   2 crore more than the target – for from the creation of basic facilities, particular toilets for girl students, in 140 government schools across the country.

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