Full Name Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Date of Birth 24,Apr,1973
Place of birth  Mumbai, Maharashtra
Family Dad : Ramesh Tendulkar
Sister: Savita Tendulkar
Brothers : Nitin Tendulkar & Ajit Tendulkar  Grandmother:LakshmiBai
Wife : Anjali
Daughter: Sarah
Son :Arjun
Height 5’4
Firends Vinod Kambli,Salil Ankola-Cricket players
Ramesh-His secretary
Wedding Day 25,May
Coach Ramakant Achrekar
Major teams he has played for India, Yorkshire, Mumbai
Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Off Break, Leg Break, Right Arm Medium
Bat weight 3 pounds 2 ounces
Test Debut India v Pakistan at Karachi, 1st Test, 1989/90
ODI Debut India v Pakistan at Gujranwala, 2nd ODI, 1989/90
Special Shots straight drive, the cover drive, the square cut, the pull shot over midwicket/square leg, the delicate leg glance, the late cut, the lofted shots over mid-on and mid-off
Cricket Heroes Gavaskar, Viv Richards, Imran Khan and Sandeep Patil
Current players admired Vinod Kambli, Brian Lara, Jonty Rhodes
Memorable Day Beating Pakistan in the 1992 World Cup
Worst Day Losing the first ODI in South Africa in 1992
Favorite Ground Sydney Cricket Ground
Least Favorite ground Bangalore
Other Sports Followed Tennis
Other favorite stars Maradona, Borris Becker
Greatest Influence His family
Dream woman His wife Anjali
Ambition To be number one in the world
Favorite food/drink/ restaurant/hotel/ holiday resort Food: Steak,Thai food,sea food, Indian food
Drink: Orange / Apple Juice and Water
Restaurant: Bukhara, Maurya Sheraton, New Delhi
Hotel: Park Royal Darling Harbour, Sydney
Holiday resort:Yorkshire, Headingley
Favorite magazine/Newspaper Magazine: Sportstar
Newspaper:Times of India, Mid-day, Afternoon Dispatch
Hobbies Collecting CDs,listening to music with friends
Favorite Car Maruti
Favorite music Ghazals,film music, music by Dire Straita,Michael Learns to Rock, Michael Jackson and Eagles
Favorite artistes Actors:Amitabh Bacchan, Nana Patekar
Actress:Madhuri Dixit
Favorite film Coming To America
Funniest moment When batting with Vinod Kambli in a school game. Vinod dropped his bat and started to fly a kite.
Embarrassing moment People asking for autograph and then asking the name!
Achievements in cricket With Vinod Kambli put on a record 664* runs partnership in the Harris Shield Competition
The first batsman to score 10,000 runs in one-day cricket
Scored 30 test centuries in 99 test matches
Awards Maharashtra Bhushan Award-2000-01
Padma Shri Award-1999
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award-1998
Cricketer of the Year by the Wisden Almanack-1997
Arjuna Award-1994
Other interesting facts Tendulkar wanted to play tennis. When his brother turned him to cricket he wanted to become a fast bowler. But because of his height he became a batsman.
Knows to cook certain dishes. Have cooked the dish Baigan-bartha once for all the team mates.
Regarded As World’s best batsman
Motto in life Be true to yourself
Quote by BRADMAN on Tendulkar “Tendulkar is the only person who reminds me of myself”

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