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Sachin Tendulkar

About Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is an Indian cricketer and a Member of Rajya Sabha in the Indian Parliament. He is considered the greatest cricketer ever to play the sport.

Termed as Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar is considered one of the finest cricketer in the Indian Cricketer history. He served as the captain of the Indian cricket team for a while. He has captained the national side and the Mumbai Indians team in the Indian Premier League. In March 2010, he became the Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

In December 2012, Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from One Day International (ODI) form of Cricket.

Personal Biography


Arjun Tendulkar is his son.

Other Personal Information

In January 2010, Sachin is was issued a notice by the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation for failing to pay tax on a luxury car purchased by him.

In September 2012, Brian Lara paid a surprise visit to Sachin Tendulkar's residence. A picture of their meeting was posted by Sachin Tendulkar on his Facebook and Twitter pages.

Professional Biography

As Cricketer

In August 2010, he became the most-capped batsman in Test cricket history.

In June 2010, the President of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), John Barclay supported Tendular with the idea of splitting the 50 over one-day matches into four innings of 20 overs each and backed the change, saying the innovative changes are worth trying.

Sachin Tendulkar has paid Rs. 2 crore in advance taxes for the period July-September in 2012. He paid Rs. 1.75 crore in the same period the previous year.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Sporting performance

Sachin broke Sunil Gavaskar's two-decades old record of 34 test centuries in December 2005.

Australia's Tour to India - October 2008

Speaking on the series, Tendulkar feels that racism row will not mar Australias tour of India

England tour to India - November / December 2008

Sachin made his 41st Test century in the match against England in Chennai.

Ranji Trophy

Tendulkar first first-class duck in Indian domestic cricket by losing his wicket on the first day of Ranji Trophy Final.

New Zealand Tour - February / March 2009


Security for Sachin after he receives threats from the terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed.

Record for highest number of runs in a single ODI

On February 24, 2010, Sachin scored first ever double century and also broke the world record for highest runs in ODI held by Pakistans Saeed Anwar for 194 runs, while playing in the second ODI here against South Africa.

Noted columnist Peter Roebuck described Sachin as one of the most complete batsman of modern times. Brian Lara, on his visit to India in March 2010, has applauded Tendulkar and says if he has a son then he would like him to bat like Tendulkar.

Cricket fans in India rejoiced and celebrated on the occassion.

Bharat Ratna suggested

In March 2010, the Maharashtra Government suggested Bharat Ratna for Sachin is every Indians dream. Exhibiting a rare unity, some members of parliament cutting across party lines advocated Bharat Ratna for Tendulkar.

Other Professional Information

Rajya Sabha

On April 26, 2012 Sachin Tendulkar was nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. His nomination was approved by President Pratibha Patel. Sachin along with his wife Anjali Tendulkar met AICC president Sonia Gandhi on the 26th. His nomination to the Rajya Sabha received mixed reactions. While few of the commentators were of the view that Sachin doesn't have the experience to hold the position, while others viewed it as a way to honor Sachin Tendulkar.

Petition against nomination to Rajya Sabha

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition on 19 December 2012 challenging the nomination of Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha. The petition was filed by Ram Gopal Singh Sisodia, a former Delhi legislator. The petition claimed that Sachin Tendulkar did not possess "special knowledge and practical experience", a criterion prescribed under Article 80 of the Constitution for such nomination. The central government informed the court that the nomination was according to a constitutional provision and said that the 'special knowledge and practical experience' required is not confined only to the four categories of literature, science, arts and social service.

Sachin Tendulkar in News

BMW Group India Celebrates the 11th Anniversary of Plant Chennai
Business Wire IndiaSachin Tendulkar and Students of Anna University at launch of SKILL NEXT 365 BMW Engines and Transmissions to be provided to leading engineering and technical institutes across every state and union territory in India.

Transcon Developers' 'Triumph Knights' Gears Up for T20 Mumbai League under Suryakumar Yadav’s Captaincy
Business Wire IndiaTranscon Developers, Mumbai’s leading luxury developer well-known for its flagship ultra-luxury project ‘Transcon Triumph’ at Andheri (West) in Mumbai, has become a prestigious owner of the Mumbai North-East Team to play in the first ever inaugural edition of T20 Mumbai League, a platform for local budding cricketing talent

Limca Book of Records (LBR) Celebrates 28 years of Showcasing ""India at its Best""
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Truly Distinctive: The First-ever BMW 6 Series Rolls-out of BMW Group Plant Chennai
Business Wire IndiaDr. Stallkamp (MD, BMW Group Plant Chennai) with the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran TurismoThe first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo has rolled-out of BMW Group Plant Chennai today.    Dr. Jochen Stallkamp, Managing Director, BMW Group Plant Chennai said, “BMW Group Plant Chennai is proud to roll-out the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo in India

BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad Debut together in India for the First Time with an Unparalleled Product Offensive
Business Wire IndiaMr. Vikram Pawah with the all-new BMW i8 Roadster Truly distinctive: Sachin Tendulkar unveils the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo. Compelling track potential and everyday comfort: The all-new BMW M5 now launched in India.   Locally-produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai, the all-new MINI Countryman arrives to add more adventure and stories to the road

Livpure Backs Top Innovators of Water Challenge at India-Israel Innovation Bridge with Cash Prizes of INR 5mn
Business Wire IndiaLivpure Private Limited, India’s fastest growing water purification brand backs top 5 innovators of the Water Challenge of the India-Israel Innovation Bridge with cash prizes of INR 5mn

Smartron Partners with Kerala Blasters for the Fourth Season of ISL
Business Wire IndiaSmartron, India's first global technology OEM company and premier IoT brand has partnered with Kerala Blasters as main sponsors for the fourth season of the Indian Super League (ISL). As part of this association, Smartron's official logo will be seen on the team jerseys as well as across the stadium

Livpure Wins Drivers of Digital Award 2017 for Best Use of Digital for Social and Economic Development
Business Wire IndiaLivpure Private Limited, one of the most trusted names in the Indian corporate world in water purification received an award in this year’s Drivers of Digital Awards held today. The company won the award in the category of Best Use of Digital for Social and Economic Development for its campaign, #TheLivPureLife

Indian CEO's Bowled Over by Aussie Chef George Calombaris at this Year's American Express CEO Series 2017
Business Wire IndiaAussie Chef George Calombaris at this year’s American Express CEO Series 2017The most popular Australians in India used to be cricketers or actors. But this is a thing of the past; post the advent of MasterChef Australia

The Business Athlete- The All-new BMW 5 Series Launched in India
Business Wire IndiaMr. Sachin Tendulkar with the all-new BMW 5 Series The most progressive sports-business sedan with athletic design, powerful dynamics, unparalleled agility and superior comfort. The intelligent car with unprecedented connectivity: BMW gesture control, BMW display key, parking assistant, remote control parking, wireless charging and advanced BMW head-up display

Aviva Launches India's First Heart Insurance for Couples ""Aviva Heart Care""
Business Wire IndiaAviva Life Insurance, today announced the launch of the first ever heart insurance for couples in India - Aviva Heart Care.   A unique feature of this product is that it allows you to cover your spouse and you in the same policy at a nominal extra premium

The First Group Names Indian Cricket Legend Sunil Gavaskar as Its Newest Ambassador
Business Wire IndiaIndian Test cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar is the latest international sports star to endorse leading Dubai-based property developer, The First Group. The much-loved former cricketer, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history, has been named The First Group’s ambassador for India

Aster DM Healthcare Unveil AED 126 Million Quaternary Care Hospital in Bangalore - India
Business Wire IndiaDubai-based conglomerate, Aster DM Healthcare, have formally launched its newly upgraded Quaternary Care Super-specialty healthcare facility Aster CMI Hospital at Hebbal, Bengaluru.

A College Dropout Opens a Door for People to the World of Imagination & Fantasy
Business Wire IndiaWho says that success has arrived only by mainstream Education. Whether it's a life of Sachin Tendulkar, Lata Mangeshkar, Bhagat Singh or Mark Zuckerberg, all have set an example of chasseing your heart. The same is the Message from the blockbuster legend Movie, 3 Idiots, too. And now an emerging author, Chetan M Kumbhar from Goa has set up the same example again

Arvind Fashion Brands Partners with Sachin Tendulkar to Launch True Blue
Business Wire IndiaArvind Fashion Brands Ltd. today announces its joint venture partnership with the legendary Sachin Tendulkar to launch an iconic premium men’s wear apparel and accessories brand called True Blue

Cricket Superstars Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma Join Unscriptd Platform
Business Wire IndiaVirat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, two of India’s most popular athletes, are the first Indian cricketers to join Unscriptd, an athlete media company that helps professional athletes create and publish their unfiltered personal stories in short-form video format

A Clear Claim to Future of Luxury: The All-New BMW 7 Series Debuts in India
Business Wire India  Progress in Motion: Technical Innovation, Personalised Comfort, Unmatched Performance and a Commanding Presence. World Premieres in Automotive Technology: Gesture Control, BMW Display Key, BMW Touch Command, Wireless Charging and Sky Lounge. Unlimited Driving Pleasure and Peace of Mind with BMW Service Inclusive Plus and BMW Repair Inclusive

Impressively Spacious, Versatile and Authoritative. Leave your Mark Wherever you Go with the New Urban All-Rounder: The All-New BMW X1 Launched in India
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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create it: BMW Group Redefines Automotive Excellence at Auto Expo 2016
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Monarch Cruise Announces Luxury Cruise Featuring the Best of Cricket and Bollywood
Business Wire IndiaMonarch Cruise has announced the launch of an unparalleled cruise experience that will bring together the cream of Bollywood and Cricket. The cruise will allow passengers to get close and personal with their favourite cricket icons, Bollywood stars, world-class DJs and celebrated chefs

Purity Redefined by Livpure with Smart Air and Water Purifier
Business Wire IndiaLivpure, a leader & pioneer in touch based water purity, is now expanding its promise of delivering Purity – by extending its range from Water to Air, ensuring that you and your family enjoy a pure and healthy life

Junckers Launches Beech Sylvared Flooring
Business Wire IndiaFlooring is the highlight of the latest trend in interior designing today & everyone wishes to get the best of it for their abode. Classy flooring adds 'luxe' to the décor of any space thereby enhancing the beauty of the place

Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Akram Announce the Launch of Naturals International in a Glitzy Event at Rixos The Palm Dubai
Business Wire IndiaNaturals chain of salons, the pioneer in the Indian beauty & hair salon industry just announced its entry into the international market at a grand event in Rixos The Palm Dubai. This announcement was made by none other than the master blaster, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar himself along with Pakistan cricket teams’ pride, Wasim Akram

Legendary Sportsman Sachin Tendulkar Makes Cars Along with the Engineers at the Assembly Lines of BMW Plant Chennai
Business Wire IndiaCelebrating the ‘Make in India’ initiative, BMW has further strengthened its commitment to the Indian market by increasing the level of localisation at BMW Plant Chennai upto 50 percent. The high-resolution version of the video can be downloaded here.   Legendary sportsman Mr

BMW Participates in 'Make in India' With Upto 50 Percent Local Content in Cars Assembled at BMW Plant Chennai
Business Wire IndiaCelebrating the ‘Make in India’ initiative, BMW has further strengthened its commitment to the Indian market by increasing the level of  localisation at BMW Plant Chennai upto 50 percent.   Legendary sportsman Mr. Sachin Tendulkar marked the occasion in a unique way by assembling a BMW 5 Series using parts from Indian auto component suppliers. Mr

Sportingly Individual, Powerfully Attractive, Sustainably Pioneering: The BMW i8 Launched in India
Business Wire IndiaThe high-performance plug-in hybrid burns more adrenaline than fuel with revolutionary BMW eDrive system, innovative LifeDrive Architecture and latest BMW EfficientDynamics technologies.    BMW Group India introduced the new sub-brand BMW i in India with the launch of the BMW i8, the most progressive sports car of its time, at an exclusive event in Mumbai

Carry Your Luxury Wherever You Go: The All-New BMW X5 Launched in India
Designed to outdo itself, yet again: The versatility of the all-new BMW X5 delivers increased spaciousness, unparalleled comfort and enhanced driving pleasure. The third generation of the world’s most successful ‘Sports Activity Vehicle’, the all-new BMW X5, was launched in India today

BMW Financial Services India brings the Ultimate Test Drive Surprise for BMW Customers
BMW Financial Services India created the Ultimate Test Drive Surprise - a one-of-its-kind drive experience for BMW customers in Mumbai in December 2013.   BMW customers were invited for a ‘test drive with a difference’

Indian Super League Announces New Franchise Owners in Its Journey to Revolutionize Indian Football
IMG Reliance, the joint venture between IMG Worldwide and Reliance Industries in India, Star India and the All India Football Federation, announced today the awarding of the eight new franchises that will make up the new Indian Super League. The inaugural football championship will operate between September and November beginning this year.

Madras High Court dismisses case against Sachin Tendulkar
Madras High Court Bench dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed challenging the nomination of former cricket Sachin Tendulkar for Rajya Sabha

Sachin Tendulkar Inaugurates Lilavati Hospital's State-of-the-Art Physiotherapy Department
Sachin Tendulkar today inaugurated Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre's state-of-the-art physiotherapy department. Being among the best in the city, the physiotherapy department of Lilavati Hospital now has 22 qualified therapists with expertise in varying specialties under the guidance of Dr. Heena Garude

Samir Kochhar Hosts Demo of Toshiba World’s 1st Cricket Series TV, Co-created with Sachin Tendulkar
India is a nation that thrives on Cricket. The people of our country just don’t watch cricket - they live it. Cricket Viewing was never so exciting

Drive Dynamic: The All-New BMW 1 Series Debuts in India
Sachin Tendulkar and Armaan Ebrahim unveil the all-new BMW 1 Series. BMW Plant Chennai to locally produce the all-new BMW 1 Series. Feel the pulse of the city with the sportiest vehicle in the segment. Packed with outstanding driving characteristics, the stunning and dynamic all-new BMW 1 Series was launched in India today. The all-new BMW 1 Series

Luminous Water Technology Launches India’s 1st Sub Rs. 10, 000 RO Water Purifier with 7litres of Storage Capacity
-- Within a short span of 6 months Luminous Water Technology sales surges by 5 times; hence it tops the chart and becomes the fastest growing RO Water purifier in the country. -- Expansion plans in pipeline in terms of distribution & service centers in order to roll out Sub Rs. 10,000 RO Water Purifiers. Luminous Water Technologies Pvt

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Driving the DYNAMIC 1 with Sachin Tendulkar
The all-new BMW 1 Series is coming soon. Ahead of the launch of the DYNAMIC1, BMW India offered eight lucky winners a lifetime opportunity to drive the all-new BMW 1 Series in Germany

Sachin Tendulkar is the Man of the Series as per IBM Social Sentiment Index for the Border Gavaskar Test Series

Saina Nehwal gifted BMW car by Sachin Tendulkar
Cars also gifted to Pullela Gopichand and PV Sindhu

Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh makes comeback to Indian squad
Indian squad for New Zealand tour selected

India's bronze medalist Gagan Narang to be made an IAS officer
Haryana government announces a reward of Rs. 1 crore

England women cricketers Edwards, Taylor receive MCC honour
Two of England's leading women batsmen Charlotte Edwards and Claire Taylor have been awarded honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

Warner warns England pacers 'bowl fast and get smacked for boundaries'
Australia opener David Warner has warned England pace bowlers that the faster they will bowl, the easier it would be for him to smack them for boundaries.

Former Kiwi batsman Vincent desperate to interview cricket legend Tendulkar
Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent, who is working on his website, has expressed the hope of interviewing Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, and also have a sing along with the master blaster some time.

Tendulkar as Rajya Sabha MP evokes mixed response from fans
Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's new innings in Rajya Sabha has evoked mixed response from his fans.

President Pranab gives lessons on Rajya Sabha to Sachin and Rekha
Sachin and Rekha attend Rajya Sabha session for the first time

Monsoon session of Parliament to begin today
BJP planning to corner the government in the Monsoon session over several issues

Sachin and Rekha cast their votes in Vice-Presidential election
Sachin and Rekha would attend the Monsoon session in Rajya Sabha from tomorrow

BMW India Records One Million Fans on Facebook
Sachin Tendulkar becomes the ‘One Millionth Fan’ First luxury car manufacturer in India to achieve ‘One Million’ fan base in 14 months

The All-New BMW 3 Series Arrives in India
The Ultimate 3: Introduced in the Luxury and Sport Line, the all-new BMW 3 Series sets a new dimension in dynamism and elegance. Engineered with passion, sixth-generation of the world’s most successful premium sedan combines benchmark design and pioneering technology with revolutionary performance and unmatched efficiency

Sachin Tendulkar made member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology
Rajya Sabha MP made a member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar declines official bunglow
Cricketer and newly elected Rajya Sabha MP, Sachin Tendulkar set a noble precedent on Saturday, refusing the 7000 square feet-Type 7 official bunglow, as the batting legend felt it would be a waste of taxpayers' money.

BJP MP Sidhu hails Congress for nominating Sachin to Rajya Sabha
Former cricketer and BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday welcomed batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's new innings in the Rajya Sabha, and hailed the ruling Congress Party for selecting a right candidate.

Gadkari welcomes Tendulkar's new innings as Rajya Sabha MP
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nitin Gadkari on Monday congratulated cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on his taking oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha.

Anna asks Sachin to pitch for strong Lokpal in Parliament
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Monday congratulated cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on becoming member of the Rajya Sabha and expressed the hope that the batting maestro would raise his voice for a strong Lokpal Bill in Parliament.

Would like to contribute to all sports, says Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Monday, said he looked at it as a great honour, and would like to use the opportunity of being a member of the Upper House of Parliament to contribute in a meaningful manner not only for cricket, but also for other sports.

India mourns the death of Superstar Rajesh Khanna
Indian politicians and Actors mourn the death of Superstar Rajesh Khanna

Bollywood actors promote 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari' in Mumbai
Bollywood actors promoted their forthcoming cricket-themed film, 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari' in Mumbai on Thursday.

Dravid's wicked off no ball fired up Siddle
Australian pace bowler Peter Siddle has said he became a little more fired-up than usual after bowling Rahul Dravid off a no-ball and having the wicket disallowed during this first Test against India at Melbourne.

Four pacers for Sydney game would be 'brave move': Waugh
Former opener Mark Waugh has said that the fit-again Ryan Harris deserves to be back in the Australian squad, but is unsure whether an all-out pace attack is the ideal approach for the Sydney Test.

Pattinson thrilled to trouble Indian legends with his pace
James Pattinson, who bowled Australia to a decisive win in his first Boxing Day Test, was thrilled to penetrate the defences of top Indian batsmen including Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.

Odds favour Tendulkar to score his 100th century at SCG
Odds are in favour of Sachin Tendulkar, who has not scored a hundred since scoring his last international century 293 days and 19 innings earlier, to reach the milestone at the Sydney Cricket Ground during second Test against Australia.

Batsmen put India on top on day 2 of Melbourne Test
Australian pacer Peter Siddle claimed Sachin Tendulkar's wicket in the Melbourne Test with just two deliveries remaining on day two, but was not able to stop India from domination day 2 of the Test match.

Haddin enjoying Christmas training with son ahead of India-Oz Boxing Day clash
Australian cricketer Brad Haddin took his three-year-old son Zac to the training session on Christmas, ahead of the Boxing Day clash with India.

We are prepared for Boxing Day Test match, claims Brad Haddin
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin believes his team is fully prepared for Boxing Day Test match against India and has left their humbling defeat to New Zealand at Hobart behind them.

Indian batsman Dravid rejects comparison with Sehwag
Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has rejected comparisons with opening batsman Virender Sehwag.

Australia will have to tame India's big four to win series: Jones
Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has said that if Australia wants to win the forthcoming four-match Test series against India, it will have to keep the big four of the Indian batting order - Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, V.V.S.Laxman and Virender Sehwag quiet.

Ex-Oz bowler Whitney recalls Little Master Tendulkar's apprenticeship
Sachin Tendulkar enters the Boxing Day Test, his 17th in Australia, with a record that suggests he feels more at home here with each visit, but former Australian left-arm fast bowler Michael Whitney, who is now a television personality and commentator, recalls the Little Master's awesome maiden performance Down Under two decades ago.

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