Sachin Tendulkar is most popular Indian cricket player. Tendulkar holds just about every batting record worth owning in the game, including those for most runs and hundreds in Tests and ODIs. He was equally proficient at each of the full range of orthodox shots. There are many of important things that you want to read about Tendulkar. Below mentioned are 10 interesting facts about Sachin Tendulkar.
- Brand Endorsement
He was the first brand Endorsement of power drink during his peak of career. Tendulkar is also the brand ambassador for Luminous Power Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Musafir.com, BMW India Pvt. Ltd and the International Cricket Council.
- Youngest cricketer
His first cricket bat at the age 11, Tendulkar was just 16 when he became India’s youngest Test cricketer. In 2005 he became the first cricketer to score 35 centuries in Test play.
- Guinness world records
During 60th Guinness world record, Sachin Tendulkar awarded by three great awards like most test matches in a career, most centuries scored in international cricket and Most runs scored in an international career.
- Political correctness
Tendulkar was sworn in as Rajya Sabha member at the Parliament House in New Delhi on the year 2012. The following year, he retired from cricket activities across the board and began accumulation post-retirement accolades.
- Bharat Ratna
He is the first sports-person, as well as the youngest person to receive the Bharat ratna award. Tendulkar, who retired from cricket on November 16, 2013 as the game’s highest run-scorer in both Tests and ODIs, also saved praise for Professor CNR Rao, the other recipient of this year’s Bharat Ratna.
- Top Scores
Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to scale Mt. Improbable when he reached the 200 run mark in ODIs against South Africa in 2010. He also scored 186 VS New Zealand at Hyderabad in 1999.
- His Interest at young age
Young Sachin had aspired of being a fast bowler. It was this dream that made him undertake trials at Chennai based MRF pace academy, but his small stature proved to be a major hindrance to his aspiring career.
- Tendulkar’s Idol
Sachin’s idol was the American Tennis superstar-John McEnore. During his young age, he represents and fought for McEnore with his colony friends who supported Swedish Bjorn Borg. Sachin sported a head-band, sweat-band and a tennis racket showing his staunch trueness towards his idol.
- Loves sea food
Sachin Tendulkar’s most loved tastes that will never fail to impress his impassioned fans. His loves the sea food very much. He is a Taurus by birth, who is known to be adventurous foodies. And so it won’t be a stretch to say that he does harbor a penchant for new cuisines and foods.
- Ramakant Achrekar
Achrekar played a pivotal role in grooming a young Sachin and the latter credits him for all the success. In his childhood, Achrekar coached Sachin for a long time and Achrekar had a significant contribution in Sachin’s career.