Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
|Date of Birth||
April 24, 1973
November 16, 2013
5 Feet 5 Inch
Right- Hand Batsman, Leg Break Bowler
|Highest Career Ranking||
World Number 1
National, International, Club
Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian international cricketer and one of the greatest players in the history of cricket. He has played for Indian national cricket team from 1989 to 2013 and led the squad as a captain for a while.
He has represented India in the international field for more than 2 decades and considered as the highest run-scorer of all-time till date. He began playing cricket seriously at the age of 11 and went to play for the prestigious Cricket Club of India as a dependable player within just 3 years of dedication. He made his international debut against Pakistan in November 1989, at the age of 16 only. Sachin made his ODI debut in the same following year and World Cup debut after 3 years in 1992.
During his starting days, he arose gradually and took 4-5 years to make his place gloriously in the world cricket. Tendulkar made his first ODI century in 1994 against Australia and gradually went on to became the record holder for most runs in ODI format.
He has the most runs in test format as well, and the first ever batsman to score a double century in an ODI match. In his 24 years long cricket career, Tendulkar has made numbers of records and achieved numerous honors with his brilliant playing skills. His batting expertise depends on sheer balance and perfect poise.
The picture-perfect straight drive and the exclusive punch style of hitting the ball are two most praised patterns of his batting. His nice behavior along with his remarkable cricketing stats earned him an unbelievable fan-following across the world. He is considered the second best batsman in this world in both test and ODI formats respectively after Sir Don Bradman and Sir Vivian Richards.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)
Debut Test Match: at National Stadium Vs Pakistan on 15th of November in 1989
Last Test Match: at Wankhede Stadium Vs West Indies on 14th of November in 2013
Debut ODI Match: at Jinnah Stadium Vs Pakistan on 18th of December in 1989
Last ODI: at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium Vs Pakistan on 18th of March in 2012
Only T20I Match: at Wanderers Stadium Vs South Africa on 1st of December in 2006
Debut IPL Match: at Wankhede Stadium Vs Chennai on 14th of April in 2008
Last IPL Match: at Wankhede Stadium Vs Hyderabad on 13th May 2013
|Achievements/Records Associated With||
December 7, 2019