Sachin Tendulkar was first introduced to cricket at the age of 11, Five years later he became India’s youngest Test cricketer ( AGE 16), with a lot of achievement, He became the primary cricketer to attain 35 centuries (100 runs during a single inning) in Test play.
EARLY LIFE/PERSONAL LIFE
Tendulkar was born on April 24, 1973, in Bombay, India. He Is the youngest of four children. From a middle-class family, His father was a writer, and a professor and His other worked for a life insurance company. Sachin was named after a music director Sachin Dev Burman. He was 11 years old when he was given his first cricket bat, At the age of 14, he scored 326 out of a world-record stand of 664 in a school match.
Married since 1995 to wife Anjali, a former pediatrician, Tendulkar has two children, Arjun and Sara. Arjun has followed in his famous dad’s footsteps by pursuing a career as a cricketer.
At the age of 15, Tendulkar scored a century in his domestic first-class debut for Bombay in December 1988, which made him the youngest to do so.
1994– Arjuna Award,
1997-98–Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
2001 – Maharashtra Bhushan Award
2008 – Padma Vibhushan
2014 – Bharat Ratna,
1997 – Wisden Cricketer of the Year.
1998, 2010 – Wisden Leading Cricketer within the World.
2002 – In commemorating Tendulkar’s feat of equalling Don Bradman’s 29 centuries in Test Cricket, automotive company Ferrari invited him to its paddock in Silverstone on the eve of the British Grand Prix on 23 July, to receive a Ferrari 360 Modena from the F1 world champion Michael Schumacher.
2003 – Player of the tournament in 2003 Cricket World Cup.
2004, 2007, 2010 – ICC World ODI XI.
2006-07, 2009-10 – Polly Umrigar Award for international cricketer of the year
2009, 2010, 2011 – ICC World Test XI.
2010 – Outstanding Achievement in Sport and therefore the Peoples Choice Award at The Asian Awards in London.
2010 – Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year.
2010 – LG People’s Choice Award.
2010 – Made an Honorary captain by the Indian Air Force.
2011 – Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year award.
2012 – Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award.
2012 – Honorary Member of the Order of Australia, given by the Australian government.
2013 – Indian mail released a stamp of Tendulkar and he became the second Indian after Teresa to possess such stamp released in their lifetime
2014 – ESPNCricinfo Cricketer of the Generation
2017 – The Asian Awards Fellowship Award at the 7th Asian Awards.
2019 – Inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
2020 – Laureus World Sports Award for Best Sporting Moment (2000–2020)
On 10 October 2013 Tendulkar said that he would retire