Sachin Tendulkar Cricketer Profile – Age, Achievements, Career, Stats & More

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Sachin Tendulkar is widely touted as the greatest batsman in cricket history, eclipsing even Viv Richards and Don Bradman, with many milestones and awards to his name. He is the most prolific run maker of all time and the only cricketer to have amassed over 30,000 runs in international cricket. As a result, he enjoys deity-like status among cricket enthusiasts, and many budding cricketers look to emulate him. Here are more details about Sachin Tendulkar. He is currently retired from all forms of cricket.

Basic Information About Sachin Tendulkar

Full Name Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Age 48 years
Born In Mumbai, Maharashtra
Bat Style Right-handed batsman
Bowl Style Right-arm medium, leg break, off-break
Nationality Indian
Birth Date April 24 1973
Height 1.65 m
Spouse Anjali Tendulkar
Net Worth $170 million
Teams Yorkshire, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians, Cricket Club of India, Marylebone Cricket Club, Sachin’s Blasters, East Bengal. Asia XI, India Legends

 

Sachin Tendulkar’s father is a poet and author of some repute known as Ramesh Tendulkar, while his mother, Rajni, operated in insurance . His father named him Sachin after Sachin Dev Burman, a famous Indian musical director who his father idolized. Sachin has 3 elder siblings from his father’s first marriage that ended when Ramesh’s first wife passed on soon after Ramesh’s third child. Sachin’s half-siblings are two brothers Nitin and Ajit, and a sister Savita.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Cricket Batting and Fielding Stats:

Sachin has recorded very impressive scores batting across all formats.

  • Sachin has played 329 innings in 200 Test matches with 33 Not outs amassing 15,921 runs at an average of 53.78. His highest score was a 248 Not Out. He has hit 51 centuries and 68 fiftys.
  • He has played 463 ODI matches with 452 innings and 41 Not Outs. He has hit 19,426 runs which included 49 100s, 96 fiftys, and 2,016 fours. His highest score was 200 runs not out. His average was 44.83, and his strike rate was 86.23.
  • Sachin has only played one T20I match, playing only one innings and scoring 10 runs at an average of 10.00 and strike rate of 83.33
  • In First Class cricket, he has played 490 innings in 310 matches with 51 Not Outs. He garnered 25,396 runs, including 91 centuries and 116 fiftys. His highest score was 248 not out. His average is 57.84.
  • In List A cricket, Sachin has played 538 innings in 551 with 55 Not Outs. His runs tally is 21,999 with 60 centuries and 114 half-centuries. His highest score was 200 runs not out. Sachin’s average was 45.54
  • Sachin played 96 innings in 96 T20 matches, amassing 2,797 runs at an average of 32.90 and a strike rate of 121.08. His highest score was 100 not out.

Sachin Cricket Bowling Stats

  • In Test matches, Sachin has played 200 matches with 145 innings bowling 4240 balls and scoring 2492 runs at an average of 54.17 and strike rate of 92.10. He has snared 46 wickets at an economy rate of 3.52
  • In ODI matches, he has played 460 with 273 innings bowling 8054 balls and recording 6850 runs at an average of 44.48 and a strike rate of 52.20. During his long and illustrious career, he claimed 154 wickets in ODIs at an economy rate of 5.10.
  • He played one innings in his sole T20I match, garnered 12 runs off 15 balls, and claimed one wicket. His average was 12.00, and a strike rate of 15.00. His economy rate was 4.80
  • In First Class cricket, he has played 310 matches, getting 4384 runs off 7605 balls. He also snared 71 wickets. His average was 61.74, and his strike rate was 107.10. His economy rate was 3.45
  • Sachin Tendulkar has played 551 List A matches, scoring 8478 runs of 10230 balls. He has claimed an impressive 201 wickets at an economy rate of 4.97. His average was 42.17, and strike rate was 50.80
  • In T20 cricket, Sachin has played 96 and bowled in eight innings. He amassed 123 runs off 93 balls at an average of 61.50 and strike rate of 46.50. His economy rate was 7.93.

Career Information of Sachin

Sachin continued churning out incredible stats and figures giving fans a show in a career spanning over twenty years. He was so good that fans considered anything less than a century as Sachin having a bad day at the office.

Junior Career Debut:

Though he participated in cricket from as young as thirteen, he made his first class debut playing for Bombay against Gujarat on December 11 1988 aged 15 years and 232 days, scoring 100 not out. This score made him the youngest Indian to score a century in his maiden First class game. He participated in various First class tournaments, and he is the only player to score a century in his debut in the three premier tournaments (Ranji, Irani, and Duleep trophies)

Yorkshire Debut:

He was the first overseas-born player to play for Yorkshire in 1992 at nineteen years. He played 16 matches and scored 1070 runs art an average of 46.52.

International Debut:

His first Test match was against Pakistan in Karachi on November 15-20 of 1989. His last Test match was against Mumbai on November 14-16, 2013. Sachin’s first ODI match was on December 18 1989, against Pakistan at Gujranwala. His last ODI was also against Pakistan in Dhaka in March 2012. His only T20I match was against South Africa in Johannesburg on December 01, 2006. Sachin has been captain of the Indian team on two occasions and is rumored to have refused to don the armband a third time and recommended MS Dhoni for the position.

IPL Debut:

Sachin Tendulkar played for the Mumbai Indians from 2008 to 2013, when he retired from all forms of cricket. He wore squad number 10. He was instrumental in their Champions league Twenty 20 trophy in 2011 and for Mumbai Indians’ maiden IPL title in 2013.

Notable Achievements

  • Highest run-scorer of all time in international cricket
  • The only cricketer to score a hundred international centuries
  • First cricketer to reach a double century in One Day international cricket
  • The only player to surpass 30,000 runs in international cricket.

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Reference Resource: 

  1. https://www.espncricinfo.com/player/sachin-tendulkar-35320
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sachin_Tendulkar
  3. https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=sachin+tendulkar+net+worth
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai_Indians
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