Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He played so many cricket matches for India in both the formats, Tests and One-day Internationals. There are so many interesting facts about Sachin Tendulkar. You may already know about all these facts. But still, it is a pretty good feeling to read it again and again.

Interesting Facts

  1. Sachin Tendulkar  is the youngest player to play in a Ranji Team at the age of 14 years.
  2. Sachin Tendulkar bats and bowl using his Right hand but writes using his left hand. So he is ambidextrous.
  3. Sachin Tendulkar’s first car was a Maruti – 800.
  4. 9 ODI centuries in 1998 is world record of most centuries in a calendar year.
  5. In 1998, he made 1,894 ODI runs, a record for ODI runs by any batsman in a calendar year.
  6. Tendulkar is the only player who has 40 wickets and more than 11000 runs in Tests.
  7.  In 1992, Sachin Tendulkar was the first batsman to be given out by the Third – umpire.
  8. Sachin has been awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award and Padma Shri by the Indian government.
  9. Sachin Tendulkar is happily married with wife Anjali Tendulkar, who is 5 yrs. senior to him.
  10. In 2000 – He became the first batsman to have scored 50 international hundreds
  11. He is the only cricket player with 100 International cricket centuries.