Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar Turns 44
Mumbai: Ace cricketer and Rajya Sabha Member Sachin Tendulkar turns 44 today and we wish him a Happy Birthday.
Born in Dadar in Mumbai, Sachin’s name was derived from legendary musician Sachin Dev Burman. Sachin, popularly known as God Of Cricket, in the history of cricket made many records which include 100 International centuries and thousands of runs.
In 1989, at the age of 16, Sachin made his International debut against Pakistan. youngest to make debut at that level, he went on to play 200 cricket matches, a record, in his 24 years of cricket journey. Tendulkar wanted to become a fast bowler and went to MRF Pace Academy where he was advised by Dennis Lilly to concentrate on batting rather than bowling which changed his life.
From there, he hammered 49 ODI centuries and 51 test centuries, who played his final and 200th match at his home ground Wakhande in Mumbai in November 2013.
His appearance for six times in World Cup is a record and his dream came true when India won the World Cup in 2011 defeating Sri lanka in the final.
His Biopic ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ will hit the floors soon. The film would revolve around important moments of his illustrious life.