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Sachin Tendulkar

AKA Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Born: 24-Apr-1973
Birthplace: Bombay, India

Gender: Male
Religion: Hindu
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Cricket

Nationality: India
Executive summary: Top batsman in cricket

Cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar became India's youngest Test cricketer when he was 16, and has been widely acclaimed as one of the finest batsmen in the game's history. He holds dozens of career records, is the career leader in run-scoring and centuries in both Test and One Day International (ODI) cricket, and he was the first batsmen to score a double hundred in ODI play. He was already famous enough in India to usually be referred to by his first name alone, before his crowning achievement in 2011, leading the Indian national team to its first Cricket World Cup championship since 1983.

Father: Ramesh Tendulkar (author/professor, d. 1999)
Mother: Rajni Tendulkar (insurance clerk)
Brother: Ajit Tendulkar (cricket manager)
Brother: Nitin Tendulkar (airline worker)
Sister: Savitai Sampada Palekar
Wife: Anjali Mehta (physician)
Daughter: Sara (b. 1997)

    High School: Shardashram Vidya Mandir, Dadar, India

    Arjuna Award 1994
    Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 1997-98
    Padma Shri 1999
    Padma Vibhushan 2008
    ICC Cricketer of the Year 2010
    Endorsement of Colgate-Palmolive Colgate toothpaste
    Endorsement of Visa
    Indian Ancestry



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