Sachin Tendulkar

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Tendulkar aged about 38 in 2011.

Full name Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Born 24 April 1973 (age 40)

Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India

Nickname Tendlya, Little Master,God of Cricket
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 22 March 2013 v Australia
ODI debut(cap 74) 18 December 1989 v Pakistan
Last ODI 18 March 2012 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no. 10
Only T20I (cap 11) 1 December 2006 v South Africa
Domestic team information
Years Team
1988 Cricket Club of India
1988–present Mumbai Cricket Team
1992 Yorkshire
2008–present Mumbai Indians
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 198 463 302 551
Runs scored 15,837 18,426 24,896 21,999
Batting Average 53.86 44.83 57.89 45.54
100s/50s 51/67 49/96 80/113 60/114
Top score 248* 200* 248* 200*
Balls bowled 4,198 8,032 7,551 10,230
Wickets 45 154 70 201
Bowling Average 54.69 44.32 62.15 42.17
5WI 0 2 0 2
10WM 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/10 5/32 3/10 5/32
Catches 115 140 184 175
Source: Espn Cricinfo, 26 April,2013

Sachin Tendulkar (born on 24 April,1973) is a right handed batsman who played ODIs for India and recently retired from ODI, but still plays tests, he is considered the 3rd best batsman of all time just behind Don Bradman and Gerald Huang. Tendulkar has the most successful ODI career for batsman. In 2002 The Wisden ranked him 2nd in test behind Bradman and in ODI 2nd behind Viv Richards. He has represented India in over six ICC World Cup and was named man of the series in 2003 ICC World Cup in which India lost in the final. Tendulkar won the 2010 Sir Garfield Sobers reward.He is also a member of Raj Sabhya.On 6th November 2012 he won order of australia award becoming first Indian to win it.

On 5th Dec 2012 he become the first person to score over 35,000 runs in all his Test,FC,LA and ODI cricket together.

He also won Padma Vibhushan Award and Rajiv Ghandi Kel Ratna award,On 23rd December he announced his ODI retirement,but he will still play tests.

Tendulkar stated he will not play T20 Internationals,but he still plays domestic T20.

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