Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar born on April 24, 1973, is considered as the God Of Cricket in India and he is no doubt one of the best batsmen we ever had. Sachin is also known the greatest cricketer in test cricket after Don Bradman. Well, The Little Master celebrates his birthday today, therefore, we bring you some little known or totally unknown facts of the God of Cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar is India's first active cricketer to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
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Sachin in Rajya Sabha[/caption]
Sachin Tendulkar was named “Sachin” by his father after legendary musician SD Burman.
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Sachin Tendulkar is the youngest player to play in Ranji Trophy match he was only 14 that time and after he turned 19 he became the youngest Indian to play county cricket.
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Sachin became the richest cricketer on October 1995 after he signed a five-year contract worth Rs 31.5 crore with World Tel.
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Sachin Tendulkar doing an endorsement[/caption]
Tendulkar’s dream of becoming a fast bowler was rejected during 1987 in Chennai at the MRF Pace Academy by Dennis Lillee.
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Dennis Lillee and Sachin Tendulkar[/caption]
Sachin Tendulkar bats and bowl using his Right hand but writes using his left-hand means he is ambidextrous.
Sachin Tendulkar has been granted the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Bharat Ratna and Padma Shri by the Indian government. He is the only Indian cricketer to get all of them.
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Sachin being given Bharat Ratna by President of India[/caption]
Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most man-of-the-match awards won by a player on losing side which is 6 times.
Sachin Tendulkar scored five Test centuries before the age of 20 which is a world record.
Sachin Tendulkar is the only batsman to have scored over 2,000 runs in World Cup cricket. He has scored 2,278 runs in 45 matches. He has also been the top run scorer in an individual World Cup tournament twice – 673 runs in 2003 and 523 runs in 1996.
Sachin had a habit of sleepwalking as well as talking in his sleep.
wishes Sachin Tendulkar Many Many Happy Returns Of The Day, Happy Birthday Master Blaster. And if you also have some amazing or Unkown facts about Sachin let us know in the comment section below. We would love to hear it.