Arjuna Award winner Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar a elite sportsman birthday today turns 47 we have ever seen across the globe. Being born in India we are proud to have such cricketer played 24 years for our soil.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born in Dadar, Bombay on 24 April 1973. Tendulkar took up cricket bat at the age of four, then at the life-step of 14 Tendulkar was selected to represent Bombay in the Ranji Trophy and many more, which then result to make Test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen.
Sachin Tendulkar turns 47 on occasion of his birthday all will remember his contributions to Indian Cricket, the ‘Little Master‘ Tendulkar made his India to feel proud at a young age of 16 and is credited for many records across all formats of the game. He is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, first batsman to score a double century in an ODI, the record holder for the number of runs in both ODI and Test cricket, and the only player to complete more than 34,000 runs in international cricket.
Sachin has been awarded with Arjuna Award in 1994, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 1997, Padma Shri in 1998 and Padma Vibhushan (2008). In 2010, Time magazine included Sachin in its annual Time 100 list as one of the “Most Influential People in the World“. He is the only sportsperson to be conferred the Bharat Ratna in 2013. Sachin Tendulkar retired in 2013 after playing his 200th Test Match against West Indies at his home ground of Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Today Sachin Tendulkar turns 47 on occasion of his birthday all will remember his contributions to Indian Cricket specially, he played a record six World Cup games ultimately ending up on the triumphant side in his last, in April 2011 at Wankhede stadium when India defeated Sri Lanka in the final and won the world-cup for India second time, of which after winning the star batsmen made a comment to honor Sachin stating “Tendulkar has carried the burden of the nation for 21 years, so now It is the time we carried him”.