Tuesday, 5 June 2012

The energetic cricketer sachin tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar was born on April 24, 1973 in Bombay. He was the youngest of four children in a middle-class family. His father was a professor and his mother worked for a life insurance company. In his school days he did always shown himself to be a standout athlete. He was 11 years old when he started proving his talent in the sport. At the age of 14 he scored 329 out of a world record stand of 664 in a school match.

After high school Tendulkar enrolled at Kirti College where his father also taught. Tendulkar’s family is very close and years after his achieved stardom and cricket fame he had continued to live next door to his parents.

Tendulkar made his debut in international competition at 16 with a match against Pakistan in Karachi. At the age of 18 he scored a pair of centuries in Australia and then in 1994 racked up a score of 179 in a match against the West Indies.

Tendulkar was just 23 when he was named the captain of his country’s team for the 1996 World Cup. While the tournament proved to be a disappointment for his club he personally finished out to be the event’s top scorer.

Tendulkar's dominance of his sport has continued, even as he's moved well into his thirties. He scored his record-breaking 35th century in Test play in December 2005 in a match against Sri Lanka. In June 2007 he set another mark when he became the first player to record 15,000 runs in one-day international play. In January 2010 he again moved into the record books when became the first batsman to score 13,000 runs in Test play. Just one month later he registered another first, a "double century" in a match against South Africa. That same year he was named the 2010 International Cricket Council Cricketer of the Year.

In April 2011 Tendulkar chalked up another milestone when he led India to a World Cup victory, his first in his long career. People love him as a cricketer. He has proved his talent in the long run. He still proves to be efficient as a batsman.

Keywords – Sachin Tendulkar, World Cup victory, event’s top scorer, 

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