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Right-hand Indian Batsman, Captain of Mumbai Indian Cricket team


Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is an Indian cricketer widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the leading run-scorer and century maker in Test and One Day International cricket. In 2002, Wisden ranked him the second greatest Test batsman of all time, next to Donald Bradman, and the second greatest one day international (ODI) batsman of all time, next to Viv Richards. In September 2007, the Australian leg spinner Shane Warne rated Tendulkar as the greatest player he has played with or against. Tendulkar was the only player of the current generation to be included in Bradman's Eleven. He is sometimes referred to as Little Master or Master Blaster.

Sachin Tendulkar Info

Full NameSachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Date of BirthApril 24, 1973
Place of BirthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Other Names / Nick NamesLittle Master, Tendlya, The God of Cricket, Master Blaster, The Master, The Little Champion
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm leg spin, off spin, medium pace
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 ...the memories you have left with me will always be with me forever and ever, especially "Sachin, Sachin" which will reverberate in my ears till I stop breathing. 
— Sachin Tendulkar after playing his final test match / November 16, 2013
 For me the honour of being nominated as a Rajya Sabha MP matters much more than the perks and privileges like being given a government bungalow, 
— Sachin Tendulkar declines government bungalow after becoming a Rajya Sabha member / June 09, 2012
 When I retire is something I will decide because when I started it was not decided by someone else. Those who are advising me about retirement did not bring me into the team. I get my strength from my coaches and family. 
— Sachin Tendulkar saying he will only decide when to retire / March 25, 2012
 When I feel I don't have that, on that day, I will think of retirement. I feel those who say you should retire at the top are selfish, because when you are at the top, you should serve the country instead of retiring. 
— Sachin Tendulkar / March 25, 2012
 When this question was asked in 2007 [about the 2011 World Cup], it was tough for me to answer. It's the same situation: I don't know what to say about 2015. If people keep praying for me that means a lot. I will keep trying, the rest is in god's hands. I just want to enjoy the game. I don't want to set targets. 
— Sachin Tendulkar is not sure if he will play the 2015 Cricket World Cup / March 25, 2012

 My critics haven’t taught me cricket. I’d never take those people seriously. I have played the game because I love to play it and there’s nothing better than playing for India. I still get goose bumps when I stand with my teammates when the national anthem is on. I still feel the same passion when I pick up my bat and go out to bat. 
— Sachin Tendulkar doesn't take his critics seriously / March 23, 2012
 There was and is only one Rahul Dravid. There can be no other. I will miss Rahul in the dressing room and out in the middle. I have shared the best moments with him. Our many century partnerships are testimony to the hours we spent together in the middle, 
— Sachin Tendulkar in a tribute to Rahul Dravid / March 08, 2012
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 I still get goose bumps as I stand with my team-mates when the national anthem is on. I still feel the same passion when I pick up my bat and go out, 
— Sachin Tendulkar / March 2012
 I am not against DRS, but I feel it will be more effective with the support of the Snickometer and Hot Spot technology. This will give more consistent results. 
— Sachin Tendulkar on using DRS technology in cricket matches / June 16, 2011