Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest cricketer in the world of all time and by many as the greatest batsman of all time. He was born 24 April 1973. He was started cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India internationally for close to twenty-four years. 

Sachin Tendulkar is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International, holds the record for most number of runs both ODI and Test cricket, the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket. 

 

In 2002, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack ranked him the second greatest Test batsman of all time, behind Don Bradman, and the second greatest ODI batsman of all time, behind Viv Richards. Later in his career, Sachin Tendulkar was a part of the Indian team that won the 2011 World Cup, his first win in six World Cup appearances for India. He had previously been named "Player of the Tournament" at the 2003 edition of the tournament, held in South Africa. In 2013, he was the only Indian cricketer included in an all-time Test World XI named to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. 

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Sachin Tendulkar received the Arjuna Award in 1994 for his outstanding sporting achievement, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 1997, India's highest sporting honour, and the Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan awards in 1999 and 2008, respectively, India's fourth and second highest civilian awards. After a few hours of his final match on 16 November 2013, the Prime Minister's Office announced the decision to award him the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award. He is the youngest recipient to date and the first ever sportsperson to receive the award. He also won the 2010 Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year at the ICC awards. In 2012, Sachin Tendulkar was nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India. He was also the first sportsperson and the first person without an aviation background to be awarded the honorary rank of group captain by the Indian Air Force. In 2012, he was named an Honorary Member of the Order of Australia. 

In December 2012, Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from ODIs. He retired from Twenty20 cricket in October 2013 and subsequently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, retiring on 16 November 2013 after playing his200th and final Test match, against the West Indies in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. Sachin Tendulkar played 664 international cricket matches in total, scoring 34,357 runs.

 

Batting and fielding averages

 

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

BF

SR

100

50

4s

6s

Ct

St

Tests

200

329

33

15921

248*

53.78

51

68

69

115

0

ODIs

463

452

41

18426

200*

44.83

21367

86.23

49

96

2016

195

140

0

T20Is

1

1

0

10

10

10.00

12

83.33

0

0

2

0

1

0

First-class

310

490

51

25396

248*

57.84

81

116

186

0

List A

551

538

55

21999

200*

45.54

60

114

175

0

Twenty20

96

96

11

2797

100*

32.90

2310

121.08

1

16

359

38

28

0

 

Bowling averages

 

Mat

Inns

Balls

Runs

Wkts

BBI

BBM

Ave

Econ

SR

4w

5w

10

Tests

200

145

4240

2492

46

3/10

3/14

54.17

3.52

92.1

0

0

0

ODIs

463

270

8054

6850

154

5/32

5/32

44.48

5.10

52.2

4

2

0

T20Is

1

1

15

12

1

1/12

1/12

12.00

4.80

15.0

0

0

0

First-class

310

7605

4384

71

3/10

61.74

3.45

107.1

0

0

List A

551

10230

8478

201

5/32

5/32

42.17

4.97

50.8

4

2

0

Twenty20

96

8

93

123

2

1/12

1/12

61.50

7.93

46.5

0

0

0

score source: espncricketinfo