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.
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.
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
- March 09: #13, Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Player Rankings - March 09
- September 09: In Top 10 of Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings - September 09
- September 09: 44th ODI century; India Vs Sri Lanka
- December 19, 2010: Sachin Tendulkar scores his 50th Test Century. The century came in the second innings of the first test in the 2010 India tour to South Africa. He becomes the first batsman in the history of Test cricket to score 50 centuries.
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.
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
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
- Sachin will top the list of invitees when former Bangladeshi skipper Mohammad Ashraful gets married next year, his father has revealed.
- A luxury book publisher has said that it would bring out a special edition of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkars biography with its signature page mixed with the batsmans blood.
- The Indian Air Force (IAF) is reported to have got prepared to honour Tendulkar with the rank of Honorary Group Captain.
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
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
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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.