Name : Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

DOB : 24th April 1973

Birth Place : Mumbai

Sun sign: Taurus

Team: India, Mumbai, Yorkshire, World XI, Rest of India, Mumbai Indians

First Class Debut: 1988

Test Debut: 1989

Most Remembering Day in Cricket: When 1st time selected for the Indian Team, and then selected for the 1st test against Pakistan

Bad Days in Cricket: World Cup Semi Final 1996, Test match at Barbados, World Cup Final 2003, Early Exit from World Cup 2007

Heroes in Cricket: Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sandeep Patil, Viv Richards, Ian Botham

People who influenced him : Brothers Ajit and Nitin, My sister Savita, Mother-Father, Wife Anjali, Coach, Uncle and aunt Suresh and Mangla Tendulkar

Favorite player from his era: Brain Lara, Wasim Akram, Walsh, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble

Aim in Cricket: To score lots of centuries and to play as many as test and one dayers

Favorite cricket Ground: Sydney Cricket Ground and Eden Gardens

Least Favorite: None

Complaints with Cricket: India should play more tests

What should be done to improve cricket: Should be played in more countries and its popularity

Most funny moment in Cricket: In 1990 when Narendra Hirwani came out to bat at Old Trafford. Azhar gavehim a new bat. The 1st ball he played with that bat was from Cris Lewis and the bat breaks into two pieces.

Most Embarrassing Moment: Third match against Newzealand in 1994 at Wellington. The situation was tense so he(Sachin) told Ankola not to bowl any no balls or wide balls. He took a very good catch and in excitement he threw the ball in air but batsmen still ran 2 runs- actually the Umpire declared that ball as No-ball which he didn’t heard

Hobbies & Interests: Collecting Watches, Perfumes, good clothes and CD’s, Cars

Like to spend spare time: With familyWhich Other Sports like: Tennis

Which other sports personalities like: Maradona and John McEnroe

Favourite Actress /Actor: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Demi Moore

Favorite Serial: None

Favorite Movie: God must be crazy

Favorite Music: Michael Learns to Rock, Eagles, Michael Jackson

What hate? : Selfish and cunning people

Cars: Mercedes Benz C-36, A.M.G Sports

Favorite food: Anything made bymother

Favorite place for holidays: Goa

Favorite Hotel: Taj Hotel, Goa

Favorite Restaurant: Vintage and the Great Wall, Mumbai

What type of cloth likes to wear: Jeans and T-Shirt

Newspaper: Mid-Day, Times Of India

Favorite Author: Don’t read much!!

Favorite magazine: Sportstar

After Cricket: Some business related to Cricket

Motto of Life: Be true to yourself

ndividual Honours & Appreciations

Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award, 2008.

ICC World ODI XI: 2004, 2007

Rajiv Gandhi Awards - Sports: 2005

Player of the tournament in 2003 Cricket World Cup

Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, 1999

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports, 1997-98.

Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1997

Arjuna Award, by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievement in Cricket, 1994.



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