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Sachin Tendulkar

Cricketer from India

Sachin Tendulkar Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar ( pronunciation (help·info); born 24 April 1973) is an Indian cricketer widely considered to be one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He is the leading run-scorer and century maker in Test and one-day international cricket. He is the first player to score a double century in ODI cricket. In 2002, just 12 years into his career, Wisden ranked him the second greatest Test batsman of all time, behind Donald Bradman, and the second greatest one-day-international (ODI) batsman of all time, behind Viv Richards. Tendulkar was a part of the 2011 Cricket World Cup winning Indian team in the later part of his career, his first such win in six World Cup appearances for India. He is currently nominated for receiving the Bharat Ratna award. He is also a member of Rajya Sabha of Parliament of India. Tendulkar is the only cricketer to accomplish the feat of scoring a hundred centuries in international cricket which includes 49 ODI and 51 Test centuries. He is also the only player to score fifty centuries in Test cricket, and the first to score fifty centuries in all international cricket combined. On 17 October 2008, when he surpassed Brian Lara's record for the most  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar,SR Tendukar,The Little Master
Date of birth
1973-04-24
Place of birth
Mumbai
Nationality
India
Parents
Rajni Tendulkar, Ramesh Tendulkar
Spouse(s)
Anjali Tendulkar
Children
Sara Tendulkar Arjun Tendulkar
Siblings
Ajit TendulkarNitin Tendulkar
Profession
Cricketer

Athlete facts

Sports
Cricket
Team Position From To
India national cricket team 1989-11-15
Mumbai Indians Batsman 2008
Mumbai cricket team 1988
Cricket Club of India 1988 1988
Yorkshire County Cricket Club 1992 1992

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