Sachin Tendulkar was not an explosive batsman like Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Chris Gayle, and David Warner but he has achieved the status of God in cricket through his dedication and hard work towards cricket, his efforts, and his passion, he has always played cricket in such a manner that is not just only playing cricket but became an inspiration to millions of cricket lover.
People in India consider Sachin Tendulkar to be a God of cricket, his teammate cricketers also call him Sir Ji and whenever he is batting on the crease, there was only one voice reverberated in the stadium from the stand side Sachin Ala Re.
Sachin is famous all over the world for his calm and gentle nature, instead of being angry, he always believes to give his answer to any comment or opinion with his game.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born on 24 April 1973 at Nirmal Nursing Home at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra. His family belongs to a middle-class Marathi family in the Rajapur of Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.
His father's name was Ramesh Tendulkar who was a litterateur and professor and his mother's name was Rajni Tendulkar who worked in an insurance company.Very few people know that Sachin Tendulkar is the son of his father Ramesh Tendulkar's second wife, Ramesh Tendulkar's first wife has three children, Ajit Nitin and Savita who are older than Sachin.
Sachin Tendulkar is named by his father Ramesh Tendulkar on his favorite lyricist musician Sachin Dev Burman.
Full name...Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Date of birth...24 April 1973
Born territory... Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Main Role in the team...As a Batsman
Batting genre...Right-hand bat
Bowling genre...Right-arm leg-break,googly
Father's name...Ramesh Tendulkar
Mother's name...Rajni Tendulkar
Brothers name...Nitin Tendulkar, Ajit Tendulkar
Sister's name...Savita Tendulkar
Spouse name...Dr. Anjali Mehta
Son's name...Arjun Tendulkar
Daughter's name...Sara Tendulkar
Test debut vs Pakistan at National Stadium, Nov 15, 1989.
Last Test vs West Indies at Wankhede Stadium, Nov 14, 2013.
ODI debut vs Pakistan at Jinnah Stadium, Dec 18, 1989
Last ODI vs Pakistan at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mar 18, 2012.
T20 debut vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Dec 01, 2006
Last T20 vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Dec 01, 2006
IPL debut vs Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium, May 14, 2008.
Last IPL vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium, May 13, 2013.
Here is the brief performance of his batting and bowling in Test matches, ODIs, and T20s during the entire cricket career of Sachin Tendulkar, which is as follows.
Biography of Sachin Tendulkar on his early life:
Sachin Tendulkar did his early childhood education at the New English School of the Indian Education Society in Bandra (East). Sachin was very fond of cricket game since his childhood but from the very beginning, he was considered among the very naughty children, due to which he often quarreled with the school children.
Sachin's elder brother Ajit used to encourage him a lot to play cricket, so to reduce Sachin's mischief, Ajit plans a strategy to provides him coaching at a prestigious Cricket Academy which was located at Shivaji Park, Dadar, and took him to Ramakant Achrekar in 1984, Ramakant Achrekar was considered among the experts and famous cricket coaches of that time period.
Sachin was not able to perform well in front of Achrekar for the first time due to which he refused to admit him to the Academy for training but after a lot of requests by Sachin's elder brother Ajit, he examines Sachin's game once again.
But this time he hid from Sachin and observed Sachin's game, and then this time Sachin had played very good cricket which showed that Sachin is only feeling uncomfortable playing in front of him and then Achrekar gave permission to admit him to his cricket academy, and then he started coaching them the skills of the cricket.
Achrekar was very impressed with Tendulkar's talent, so he asked Sachin to shift to Vidyamandir International School in Dadar (West), Mumbai to continue his study because cricket was used very much encouraging there and had established many cricketers at the international level.He had observed that if Sachin gets a good atmosphere of cricket then he can do a lot in the cricket game.
Tendulkar also took admission to that school at the behest of his coach and started playing cricket there with a professional team, he studied there and also used to practice under the supervision of Achrekar every morning and evening in the academy located in Shivaji Park.
Biography of Sachin Tendulkar on his Domestic career:
On 14 November 1987, Tendulkar was selected to play for Mumbai in India's domestic first-class cricket tournament for the Ranji Trophy but he did not get the place in any of the matches in the final eleven, he was used only just as an extra fielder in that entire series.
On 11 December 1988, at the age of just 15 years and 232 days, Tendulkar made his debut against Gujarat while playing for Mumbai, scoring an unbeaten century in that match and a century in his first match in first-class cricket. He became the youngest player of India to establish this record, and in the playing season of 1988-89, he became the highest run-scorer for Mumbai in the entire series, and even after that his outstanding performance continued.
Biography of Sachin Tendulkar on his international cricket career:
Sachin is the only player in the world who has a world record of scoring 100 centuries in international cricket, in which he has scored 51 centuries in Test cricket and 49 centuries in ODI.
Tendulkar made his debut in international cricket at the age of 16 years and 205 days in the Karachi Test match on India's tour of Pakistan in 1989.
At the age of about 40 years, Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket on 10 October 2013 just after the Test series against West Indies in November in India, and interestingly Sachin has debuted his ODI against Pakistan and his last ODI was also against Pakistan.
Performance in ODI:
He has scored a total of 18426 runs in his entire ODI cricket career at an average of 44.83 at a strike rate of 86. 24, which means he has scored 86 runs off the facing per100 balls in every match, and he has scored approximately 45 runs on an average in each & every match in all the ODI he has played, which is really very amazing and remarkable.
He has played a total of 463 ODI matches in his entire career, out of which he has scored 49 ODI centuries. Apart from this, he has missed out to score 3 more additional centuries in his 463 ODI playing journeys due to being dismissed out on the score of 99 runs 3 times.
Performance in Test:
He has played the most Test matches in international cricket, has played a total of 200 Test matches in his entire career, out of which he has played 94 Test matches at his home ground ie India. Here is a brief list of all the 200 Test matches whom he was played in his entire cricket career.
He has played a total of 200 Test matches in his entire career, out of which he has scored 51 Test centuries.
Apart from this, he has missed out to score 10 more centuries in his 200 Test playing journeys due to being dismissed out on between 90 and 100 runs 10 times. Here is a country-wise brief list of all the 51Test centuries he has scored in his entire cricket career.
He has grabbed the 14 times Man of the Match 'MoM' award in Test Cricket.