Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He was born on April 24, 1973, in Mumbai, India.
Tendulkar began playing cricket at a young age, and he made his debut for the Indian cricket team in 1989 at the age of just 16. Over the next two decades, he became one of the most dominant and consistent batsmen in the world, amassing numerous records and accolades along the way.
Tendulkar is the highest run-scorer in the history of international cricket, with 34,357 runs across all formats of the game. He scored 100 international centuries, including a record 51 Test centuries, and was the first player to score a double century in ODI cricket. He also holds the record for the most runs scored in a single calendar year in both Test and ODI cricket.
Throughout his career, Tendulkar helped lead India to numerous victories, including the 2011 Cricket World Cup. He retired from international cricket in 2013 after playing in 200 Test matches and 463 ODIs.
Tendulkar’s contributions to Indian cricket have earned him numerous honors, including the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, and he remains a beloved and respected figure in the world of cricket.