Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, an Indian former cricketer who led his country, was born on April 24, 1973. He is recognised as one of cricket's all-time great batsmen. With more over 18,000 runs and 15,000 runs, respectively, he has the most runs ever scored in ODI and Test cricket.
Who are the family members of Sachin Tendulkar?
Sachin Tendulkar family included his mother, Rajni, who worked in the insurance sector, and his father, Ramesh Tendulkar, who was a well-known Marathi author and poet.
Sachin Tendulkar was given the name by Ramesh in honour of Sachin Dev Burman, his favourite composer. Three older siblings, two half-brothers (Nitin and Ajit) and one half-sister (Savita), make up Tendulkar's family.
They belonged to Ramesh by his first wife, who passed away following the delivery of her third kid.
Sachin Tendulkar wed Anjali Mehta (b. 1967), a paediatrician of Gujarati descent, whom he had first met in 1990; after their marriage, his wife settled down to be a full-time housewife.
Sara is their daughter, and Arjun is their son. Tendulkar resides in a home in the Bandra neighbourhood of Mumbai.
What is the legacy of Sachin Tendulkar in terms of International cricket?
With 15,921 runs scored in Tests and 18,426 runs in One-Day Internationals, Tendulkar leads the field. He is the first cricketer to have amassed more than 30,000 runs across all international formats (Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals).
He is the 16th player to reach 50,000 runs in all recognised domestic and international levels of cricket, and the first Indian to do so (First-class, List A and Twenty20).
On October 5, 2013, he accomplished this record while playing for his IPL side, Mumbai Indians, against Trinidad and Tobago in a Champions League Twenty20 match.
He has won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy twice against Australia and been named Man of the Match 13 times in Test matches and four times overall.
He gained admiration from Australian cricket players and fans for his efforts. In One Day International matches, he has also won Man of the Match 62 times and Man of the Series 15 times.
After being the third batsman and the first Indian to surpass 11,000 runs in Test cricket, he went on to become the first batsman to achieve 12,000, 13,000, 14,000, and 15,000 runs in that format of the game.
Additionally, he was the first player to reach 10,000 runs in one-day internationals and the first to surpass every following 1,000-run threshold.
On November 6, 2008, Tendulkar played against Australia in the fourth Test of the 2008–09 Border–Gavaskar Trophy, surpassing Allan Border of Australia to tie Sir Jack Hobbs of England for the record for most times a player has crossed the 50-run threshold in Test cricket history.
Tendulkar is also the second player to have ever scored 11 Test centuries against Australia. On November 8, 2011, Tendulkar became the first batter in Test Cricket to reach 15,000 runs.
Together with Rahul Dravid, Tendulkar became the most successful Test cricket combination to date. When they batted together, they scored 6920 runs for India, averaging almost fifty runs per innings.
What was the legacy of Sachin Tendulkar at the World Cups?
In Cricket World Cups, Tendulkar has regularly performed well. He amassed a total of 523 runs in the 1996 Cricket World Cup and 673 runs in the 2003 Cricket World Cup, becoming him the tournament's leading run scorer in both years.
With six centuries after his century against England in the 2011 Cricket World Cup's group stages, he broke the record for most centuries in a single World Cup and became the first player to reach 2000 runs in World Cup cricket.