Sachin Tendulkar Wiki Biography, Records, Age, Family, Height, IPL, Awards & Net Worth

Sachin Tendulkar Wiki Biography:- Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar  is an upwhirled Indian cricketer a captain, broadly regarded as ane o the biggest batsmen of all time.He took up cricket at the age o 11, created  his Test place on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of 16, an went on the act for  Mumbai domestically an Indie internationally for close to 24 years.

He is the only player tae hae scored ane hundwe international centuries, the 1st batsman to score a double century in a One Day International, the holder o the record for the number of runs in baith ODI a Test cricket, an the only player to complete mair nor 30,000 runs in international cricket.


Sachin Tendulkar Wiki Biography

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Tendulkar was born at Nirmal Nursing Home in Dadar, Bombay on 24 April 1973  to a Rajapur Saraswat Brahmin Maharashtrian family. His father, Ramesh Tendulkar, was a famous Marathi novelist and poet and his mother, Rajni, functioned in the insurance industry.Ramesh named Tendulkar after his dearest music director, Sachin Dev Burman. Tendulkar has 3 elder siblings: 2 half-brothers Nitin &  Ajit, and a half-sister Savita. They were Ramesh’s kids by his 1st wife, who passed away after the birth of her 3rd kid.

Tendulkar spent his formative years in the Sahitya Sahawas Cooperative Housing Society in Bandra (East). As a young boy, Tendulkar was thinked about a bully, and as usual picked up fights with new kids in his school.

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Sachin as well made an interest in tennis that was on an equal level to cricket. He particularly idolised American player John McEnroe, and emulated his hero by growing his hair long at the age of 7 or 8 years. At this time, Tendulkar as well frequently wore tennis wristbands & headbands, and carried a tennis racquet with him as a sign of his love for tennis.

Sachin Tendulkar Biography

Sachin Tendulkar Wiki Bio Details

Real Name Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Nick Name Tendlya, Little Master
Profession Cricketer
Popular For for his fastest delivery in IPL (157 kmph)
Date of Birth April 24, 1973
Day Not known
Age (as of 2022) 49 years
Birthplace Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Current Address Updated soon
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Zodiac Sign/Star Sign Taurus
Category Trending

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 5”

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Family Members

  • Father – Late Ramesh Tendulkar
  • Mother – Rajni Tendulkar
  • Sister – 1
  • Brother – 2
  • Kids – Sara Tendulkar( daughter), Son -Arjun Tendulkar
  • Status – Wed
  • Spouse – Anjali Tendulkar

Education Qualification

Qualification – updated soon

School – Shardashram Vidhya mandir High School in Didar

College – Not Known

Some of the notable cricket teams, Sachin Played For

  • Indian Cricket Team
  • Yorkshire Cricket Team
  • Mumbai Indians
  • A. C. C. Asian XI
  • Mumbai Domestic Cricket Team


Sachin started his cricket career in 1987 when he obtained selected to acts for Bombay in the Ranji Trophy. Moreover, he didn’t made up in the final 11 lists during any of the matches and was often used as a substitute player for fielding.

In media

A docudrama movie was revealed in 2017 about Tendulkar, featuring interviews of number of former Cricket players and sports commentators. The film received mixed reviews.

Film name Director Year Notes
Sachin: A Billion Dreams James Erskine 2017 Docudrama film

Tv appearance

Name Channel Year Notes
Kaun Banega Crorepati Star Plus 2001 With Vinod Kambli

Major Records

  • In 1998, Tendulkar made 1,894 ODI runs, which is a record for highest ODI runs scored by any batsman in a calendar year.
  • Most number of Test runs – 15,921
  • Most number of ODI runs – 18,426
  • Most number of Tests played – 200
  • Most number of ODIs played – 463
  • First batsman to score a double hundred in ODIs
  • Only batsman to have scored 100 international centuries
  • Most number of Test centuries – 51
  • Most number of ODI tons – 49
  • Most ODI half-centuries – 96
  • Most number of runs (2,278) in World Cup history
  • Most World Cup appearances (6 editions)
  • Most fifties in Tests – 68
  • Fastest to 10,000 runs in Tests (195 innings – along with Brian Lara (WI) and Kumar Sangakkara (SL)
  • Most runs in a single edition of World Cup (673 runs in 2003)
  • Most ODI hundreds in a calendar year (9 in 1998)
  • The only one to accomplish rare ODI triple: 15000 runs (18426), 100 wickets (154) and 100 catches (140)
  • Most times to score 1000 runs in a calendar year: 7 times
  • Most Fours: 2016
  • Most runs in World Cups: 2278 runs at an average of 56.95 in 45 matches
  • Most centuries in World Cups: 6 in 44 innings
  • Most Man of the Match titles in World Cups: 9
  • The highest number of Man of the Match titles in ODIs: 62
  • Most Man of the Match titles in all formats: 76
  • Most Man of the Series titles in all formats: 20

National honours


  • 1994 – Arjuna Award, by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievement in sports.
  • 1997–98 – Khel Ratna Award, India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports.
  • 1999 –  Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
  • 2001 – Maharashtra Bhushan Award, Maharashtra state’s highest civilian award.
  • 2008 –  Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award.
  • 2014 –  Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award.


  • 2012 –  Honorary Member of the Order of Australia, given by the Australian government.

Other honours

2013 Indian postage stamps commemorating the Sachin Tendulkar 200th Test Match
  • 1997 – Wisden Cricketer of the Year.
  • 1998, 2010 – Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World.
  • 2001 – Mumbai Cricket Association renamed one of Wankhede Stadium’s stand after Sachin Tendulkar.
  • 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 the People’s 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 Group Captain by the Indian Air Force.
  • 2011 – Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year award.
  • 2012 – Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award.
  • 2013 – India Post released a stamp of Tendulkar and he became the second Indian after Mother Teresa to have 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)

Some Nicknames of Sachin

By Ten different names, Sachin Tendulkar is known during his cricketing career. His longtime involvement with sport has given him a variety of nicknames which include the following:

  1. Tendu
  2. Tendliya
  3. The Little Master
  4. The Maestro
  5. The God Of Cricket
  6. The Bradman Of Modern Era
  7. Ten (10)
  8. Phaji
  9. Batku

Favourite Things

  • Cricketers (Batsmen): Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Vivian Richards
  • Cricketers (Bowlers): Wasim Akram, Anil Kumble, Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Curtly Ambrose
  • Cricket Grounds: Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
  • Food: Bombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Crab Masala, Keema Paratha, Lassi, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani, Mutton Curry, Baigan Bharta,
  • Actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Nana Patekar
  • Actress: Madhuri Dixit
  • Films: Sholay, Coming To America
  • Musicians: Sachin Dev Burman, Bappi Lahiri, Dire Straits
  • Singers: Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
  • Song: “Yaad Aa Raha Hai Tera Pyar” by Bappi Lahiri
  • Colour: Blue
  • Perfume: Comme des Garcons
  • Restaurants: Bukhara, Maurya Sheraton, in Delhi
  • Hotel: Park Royal Darling, Sydney
  • Holiday Destinations: New Zealand, Mussorie
  • Sports: Lawn Tennis, Formula 1
  • Tennis Players: John McEnroe, Roger Federer

Car Collection

Being the brand ambassador of BMW India, Sachin owns almost all the latest models from the brand including BMW “30 Jahre M5” Limited Edition, BMW X5 M, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, and BMW i8. He still owns his very first car which was a red Maruti 800 (SS80). In addition to the above cars, Tendulkar also owns a Nissan GT-R.

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Salary/Income & Net Worth

Sachin’s estimated net worth is Rs. 1100 crore (as in 2018). His income is around Rs. 80 crores per annum (as in 2018). [6] Forbes India.

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