Friday, 23 March 2012

Sachin Tendulkar Biography of Indian Cricketer

This blog is about Sachin Tendulkar 
Full name     Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Born     24 April 1973 (age 38)
Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Nickname     Little Master, Tendlya,[1] The God of Cricket,[2] Master Blaster,[3] The Master,[4]The Little Champion,
Height     5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Batting style     Right-handed
Bowling style     Right-arm leg spin, off spin, medium pace
Role     Batsman
International information
National side     India
Test debut (cap 187)     15 November 1989 v Pakistan
Last Test     2 January 2011 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 74)     18 December 1989 v Pakistan
Last ODI     2 April 2011 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no.     10
Domestic team information
Years     Team
1988–present     Mumbai
2008–present     Mumbai Indians (Indian Premier League)
1992     Yorkshire
Career statistics
Competition     Test     ODI     FC     LA
Matches     177     453     280     540
Runs scored     14,692     18,111     23,585     21,663
Batting average     56.95     45.16     59.86     45.89
100s/50s     51/59     48/95     77/105     59/113
Top score     248*     200*     248*     200*
Balls bowled     4,096     8,032     7,461     10,220
Wickets     45     154     70     201
Bowling average     53.07     44.32     59.86     42.11
5 wickets in innings     0     2     0     2
10 wickets in match     0     n/a     0     n/a
Best bowling     3/10     5/32     3/10     5/32
Catches/stumpings     106/–     136/–     174/–     171/–
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar About this sound pronunciation (help·info)born 24 April 1973) is an Indian cricketer widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the leading run-scorer and century maker in Test and one-day international cricket.He is the only male player to score a double century in the history of 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.In September 2007, the Australian leg spinner Shane Warne rated Tendulkar as the greatest player he has played with or against.Tendulkar was an integral part of the 2011 Cricket World Cup winning Indian team at the later part of his career, his first such win in six World Cup appearances for India.

Tendulkar is the first and the only player in Test Cricket history to score fifty centuries, and the first to score fifty centuries in all international cricket combined; he now has 99 centuries in international cricket.On 17 October 2008, when he surpassed Brian Lara's record for the most runs scored in Test cricket, he also became the first batsman to score 12,000, 13,000 and 14,000 runs in that form of the game,having also been the third batsman and first Indian to pass 11,000 runs in Test cricket.He was also the first player to score 10,000 runs in one-day internationals, and also the first player to cross every subsequent 1000-run mark that has been crossed in ODI cricket history. In the fourth Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia, Tendulkar surpassed Australia's Allan Border to become the player to cross the 50-run mark the most number of times in Test cricket history, and also the second ever player to score 11 Test centuries against Australia, tying with Sir Jack Hobbs of England more than 70 years previously.Tendulkar passed 30,000 runs in international cricket on 20 November 2009. He also holds the world record for playing highest number of Test and ODI matches.Tendulkar has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan award, India's second highest civilian award, and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, India's highest sporting honor. Tendulkar became the first sportsperson and the first personality without an aviation background to be awarded the honorary rank of Group Captain by the Indian Air Force.He has received honorary doctorates from Mysore University and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences  He won the 2010 Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year at the ICC awards.


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