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Topics: Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar, One Day International Pages: 2 (541 words) Published: August 8, 2013
Sachin Tendulkar
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Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin at Castrol Golden Spanner Awards (crop).jpg
Tendulkar at an awards event in January 2013.
Personal information
Full nameSachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Born 24 April 1973 (age 40)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
NicknameMaster Blaster ,Tendlya, Little Master[1]
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm leg spin, off spin, medium pace
RoleBatsman
International information
National side
India
Test debut (cap 187)15 November 1989 v Pakistan
Last Test22 March 2013 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 74)18 December 1989 v Pakistan
Last ODI18 March 2012 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no.10
Only T20I (cap 11)1 December 2006 v South Africa
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1988Cricket Club of India
1988–presentMumbai
1992Yorkshire
2008–2013Mumbai Indians
Career statistics
CompetitionTestODIFCLA
Matches198463302551
Runs scored15,83718,42624,89621,999
Batting average53.8644.8357.8945.54
100s/50s51/6749/9680/11360/114
Top score248*200*248*200*
Balls bowled4,1988,0327,55110,230
Wickets4515470201
Bowling average54.6944.3262.1542.17
5 wickets in innings0202
10 wickets in match0n/a0n/a
Best bowling3/105/323/105/32
Catches/stumpings115/–140/–184/–175/–
Source: Cricinfo, 26 February 2013
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar AM (Listeni/səˈtʃɪn tɛnˈduːlkər/; born 24 April 1973)[1] is an Indian cricketer widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen in One Day International cricket[2] In 2002, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack ranked him the second greatest Test batsman of all time, behind Don Bradman, and the second greatest one-day-international (ODI) batsman of all time, behind Viv Richards.[3] Tendulkar was a part of the 2011 Cricket World Cup winning Indian team in the later part of his career, his...
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