Updated: 01 October 2022
Sachin Tendulkar, regarded as the God of Indian cricket, holds a very special place in everyone’s hearts. Sachin was born on 24th Apr 1973 in Bombay, Maharashtra. He was trained under his guru Ramakant Achrekar. He has the record for the highest tally of runs in ODI and Test Cricket.
Sachin was also the first batsman to score a double-century in white ball Cricket. He is also the only player with a century of centuries that is 100 centuries in international cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar Stats As a Player
Batting Career Summary
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Bowling Career Summary
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Man of the match awards- Test – 14, ODI – 62, World Cup – 9, T20I – 0, IPL – 8
Man of the Series awards– 20
Sachin Tendulkar made his international test debut against Pakistan on 15th Nov 1989 at just 16. He could score only 15 runs before Waqar Younis clean-bowled him. His ODI debut was also against the same team on 18th Dec 1989.
Sachin could not even open his account in his opening match, and Waqar Younis again bowled him for a duck. Sachin was initially a middle-order batsman who was later promoted to open, and the rest is history. Sachin could score his first ODI century after a wait of 78 games against Australia in Colombo.
Sachin was also a very handy bowler who could chip in with a few quiet overs to stop the flow of runs. There was a phase in his cricket when he suffered from Tennis elbow for a few years. Due to this, his batting performance deteriorated for a few months.
He announced his retirement from ODI cricket in the year 2012 after the England series. Sachin’s last test innings was against West Indies in 2013 at his home ground, Wankhede stadium.
Sachin Tendulkar Stats As a Captain.
Sachin Tendulkar was made the captain of India in the year 1996. In 73 ODIs as captain, Sachin has managed to win in just 23 matches while the team under his captaincy has lost 43 games. His win percentage was an underwhelming 35.07.
In Tests, Tendulkar’s record as captain was even worse, with India winning just five matches and losing 9 in a total of 25 games with the win percentage an abysmal 16. His record as a captain justifies the proverb- “No one can be perfect in everything”.
There are players in cricket who play for the team, perform for the team and become greats. On the other hand, there is Sachin Tendulkar. He has enthralled billions of cricket lovers across the globe for more than two decades. Sachin-Sachin, the voice of the crowd chanting his name, and the raw emotions shown by the spectators when he used to enter the stadium, will be remembered forever.
Sachin Tendulkar’s net worth is approximate – 1200 cr
This is the master class of the Master Blaster that his name was enough even to wake up a sleeping cricket fan to see the great Sachin Tendulkar bat.