Why Famous: Indian cricket prodigy who started his test career at the age of 16 and went on to be the first cricketer to score 100 international centuries.
Tendulkar holds the record for the most runs scored both in one day internationals and test cricket. He retired in 2013.
Tendulkar was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award in 2103, the youngest person ever and the first sportperson.
- 1995-05-24 Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (22) weds pediatrician Anjali Mehta (28)
- 1989-11-15 Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi
- 1989-11-24 Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty aged 16 years 214 days, a record
- 1992-01-06 Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* v Australia at the SCG
- 1996-02-18 First ODI for Kenya national cricket team in Cricket World Cup v India: Sachin Tendulkar scores 127*
- 1996-03-02 Tendulkar scores 137 for Ind v SL in Cricket World Cup, but still lose
- 2008-10-17 Sachin Tendulkar becomes the highest run-scorer ever in test cricket beating Brian Lara's record and passing 12,000 runs against Australia in Mohali
- 2010-02-24 Sachin Tendulkar scores the first double century in One Day International cricket
- 2012-03-16 Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes first cricketer to score 100 international centuries
- 2013-11-16 Sachin Tendulkar plays his very last cricket match before retiring in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium against the West Indies