Name : Sachin Tendulkar
Full name : Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Nick name :The Master Blaster, The Little Champion, The Bombay Bomber
Height : 5′4”
Born : 24-04-1973
Birth place: Bombay, India
Test Debut: Pakistan at Karachi, 1st Test, 1989/90
ODI Debut: Pakistan at Gujranwala, 2nd ODI, 1989/90
1st Class Debut: 1988
Major Teams: Mumbai, Yorkshire, India
Known As: Sachin Tendulkar
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Off Break, Leg Break, Right Arm Medium, Leg Break Googly
Marital Status: Married
Wifeï¿½s Name: Anjali Tendulkar
Children: Two (One Boy and One Girl)
Girlï¿½s Name: Sarah Tendulkar
Boyï¿½s Name: Arjun Tendulkar
* Most runs in an ODI Innings: Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for maximum number of runs scored in one ODI innings. He is the only batsman to score 200 runs (147ball 25x4 3x6) in an ODI against South Africa.
* Most runs: 17,598 Runs at the rate of 45.12 runs for every time he has gotten out (as of 12 March 2011). He is the leading run scorer in the ODI format of the game and the only player ever to cross the 14,000-15,000-16,000 and 17,000 run marks.
* First player to reach 10,000-11,000-12,000-13,000-14,000-15,000-16,000 and 17,000 and 18,000 ODI runs.
* Most centuries: 99
o Only cricketer to ever score a double hundred in the ODI format - against South Africa at Gwalior, India.
Calendar Year record:
* Most ODI runs in a calendar year: 1,894 ODI runs in 1998.
* Most Centuries in a calendar year: 9 ODI centuries in 1998
* 1994: Arjuna Award Recipient for achievements in Cricket
* 1997: Tendulkar was one of the five cricketers selected as Wisden Cricketer of the Year
* 1997/98: India's highest sporting honour - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
* 1999: Padma Shri - India's fourth highest civilian award
* 2008: Padma Vibhushan - India's second highest civilian award
* 2010: ICC cricketer of the year - Highest award in the ICC listings
* ICC World Test XI: 2009,2010
* ICC World ODI XI: 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010
* In August 2003, Sachin Tendulkar was voted as the "Greatest Sportsman" of the country in the sport personalities category in the Best of India poll conducted by Zee News.
* In November 2006, Time magazine named Tendulkar as one of the Asian Heroes.
* In December 2006, he was named "Sports person of the Year"
* The current India Poised campaign run by The Times of India has nominated him as the Face of New India next to the likes of Amartya Sen and Mahatma Gandhi among others.
* In February 2010, Sachin Tendulkar was declared "Sports Icon of the Year for 21 years" by NDTV at the NDTV Indian of the Year Awards.
He is the only player of current generation who was included by Sir Don Bradman in his squad of playing eleven.
Competition Test ODI
Matches 177 453
Runs scored 14,692 18,111
Batting average 56.95 45.16
100s/50s 51/59 48/95
Top score 248* 200*
Balls bowled 4,096 8,032
Wickets 45 154
Bowling average 53.07 44.32
5 wickets in innings 0 2
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 3/10 5/32
Catches/stumpings 106/– 136/–