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Sachin Tendulkar

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar

Profession: Cricketer


Biography: 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 2013, the youngest person ever and the first sportsperson.

Born: April 24, 1973
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age: 49 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

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Married Life

  • 1995-05-24 Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (22) weds pediatrician Anjali Mehta (28)

Historical Events

  • 1989-11-15 Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi
  • 1989-11-24 Sachin 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 Despite Sachin Tendulkar's masterful 137 in India's 3 for 272, Sri Lanka wins Cricket World Cup match in Delhi by 6 wickets; Sanath Jayasuriya 79, Hashan Tillakaratne 70no
  • 2003-03-23 Cricket World Cup, Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, RSA: Ricky Ponting scores 140 no as defending champions Australia beat India by 125 runs; Sachin Tendulkar, Player of Series
  • 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
  • 2010-04-25 IPL Cricket Final, DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs; Suresh Raina 57 no (35)
  • 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

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