Sachin Tendulkar is an Indian Cricketer and ex-captain of the Indian Cricket Team. He is considered to be the best batsmen ever of all time. He is the only cricketer to score a hundred centuries in the international matches.
Sachin Tendulkar Net Worth 2020
Sachin has a Net Worth of $118 Million (estimated). He is one of the wealthiest cricketers in the world. He was ranked 51st in the World’s highest-paid athletes for the year 2013 by Forbes.
He has many luxury cars in his collection and owns a house at Bandra of worth $5.4 million. He is also co-owner of the Kerala Blasters team in the Indian football league named Indian Super League.
Sachin Tendulkar also earns revenues from various investments and endorsements of brands.
Sachin Tendulkar Biography
|Full Name||Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar|
|Birthdate||24th April 1973|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Age (as of 2020)||46 Years|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Children||Arjun (Son), Sara (Daughter)|
Tendulkar did his schooling from Sharadashram Vidyamandir High School at Dadar. He studied 10th standard only and didn’t study further.
He started his cricket career at the age of eleven only. His half-brother named Ajit has introduced cricket to Sachin Tendulkar for controlling his bullying behavior.
Ajit is the person who introduced him to Ramakant Achreka, a famous cricket coach and he impressed by his talent after observed him from behind a tree. He gets admitted to Achrekar’s academy to train.
Tendulkar made his domestic debut in the First Class Cricket Tournament played in December 1988. He scored 100 not out against Gujarat and became the youngest Indian to score a century in debut match. He later then made a century in the first debut matches of Deoghar and Duleep Trophies.
He became the 8th highest run-scorer after scoring 583 runs in the 1988-89 Ranji Trophy playing for Bombay. He then scores a century in the Irani Trophy for the 1989-90 season played for India and against Delhi. He became the only cricketer to make a century in debut match of all domestic tournaments.
He made his Test debut on 15th November 1989 against Pakistan while he played his last Test on 14th November 2013 against West Indies. He made his ODI debut on 18th December 1989 against Pakistan and played the last ODI with the same team on 18th March 2012. He played only one T20 International Match on 1st December 2006 against South Africa.
Achievements and Records
His cricket career is filled with a lot of records. As we said earlier, He is the only player to score 100 centuries in his international career.
Tendulkar has scored more than 30,000 runs in the international matches with 15,921 runs in Test Matches and 18,426 runs in One Day Internationals.
Take a look at the list of Records that he achieved in the cricket career.
- He is the first Indian and 16th cricketer in the world to score more than 50,000 runs in all format: domestic and international
- World Record holder of Highest Number of centuries in ODI (49) and Test (51)
- Maintained the world record for playing the highest number of Tests and ODIs
- The first player to score a double century in One Day International (234 runs)
- First cricketer to score 2000 runs in the World Cup
- The only cricketer with more than 30,000 runs in the international formats.
Have a look at the list of awards he achieved with the contribution to the world of cricket.
- The Asian Awards Fellowship Award (2017)
- Honorary Member of the Order of Australia (2012)
- Cricketer of the Year Award by BCCI (2011)
- Sir Garfield Sobers Award for Cricketer of the year (2010)
- Three ICC World ODI XI
- Three ICC World Test XI
- Two Awards for Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World
- Player of the tournament in the Cricket World Cup (2003)
- Wisden Cricketer of the Year (1997)
Sachin Tendulkar honored by the top three highest civilian awards of Government of India and other national honours.
- Bharat Ratna (2014)
- Padma Vibhushan (2008)
- Maharashtra Bhushan Award (2001)
- Padma Shri (1999)
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (1997-98)
- Arjuna Ward (1994)
Nickname(s) of Sachin Tendulkar
There are many nicknames are given to Sachin Tendulkar for his wonderful cricket career. He named and known as God of Cricket, Little Master, Master Blaster and many more in the list.
Early and Personal Life
He was born in Nirmal Nursing Home at Mumbai into the Brahmin family. His father named Ramesh Tendulkar who was a Marathi poet as well as a novelist and his mother named Rajni who worked in the Insurance Company.
He married Anjali Tendulkar in May 1995 to whom he met for the first time in 1990. He has a son named Arjun and a daughter named Sara. He has one sister named Savita and has two elder brothers, Ajit and Nitin.