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He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. Tendulkar took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut on 15 November against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India internationally for close to twenty-four years.
He is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries , the first batsman to score a double century in an ODI , the holder of the record for the most runs in both Test and ODI, and the only player to complete more than 30, runs in international cricket.
Tendulkar received the Arjuna Award in for his outstanding sporting achievement, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in , India's highest sporting honour, and the Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan awards in and , respectively, India's fourth and second highest civilian awards. Tendulkar has three elder siblings: two half-brothers Nitin and Ajit, and a half-sister Savita. They were Ramesh's children by his first wife, who died after the birth of her third child.
As a young boy, Tendulkar was considered a bully, and often picked up fights with new children in his school. He introduced him to Ramakant Achrekar , a famous cricket coach and a club cricketer of repute, at Shivaji Park , Dadar.
In the first meeting, the young Sachin did not play his best. Ajit told Achrekar that he was feeling self-conscious due to the coach observing him, and was not displaying his natural game. Ajit requested the coach to give him another chance at playing, but watch while hiding behind a tree.
This time, Sachin, apparently unobserved, played much better and was accepted at Achrekar's academy. Achrekar was impressed with Tendulkar's talent and advised him to shift his schooling to Sharadashram Vidyamandir English High School,  a school at Dadar which had a dominant cricket team and had produced many notable cricketers.
If he became exhausted, Achrekar would put a one- rupee coin on the top of the stumps , and the bowler who dismissed Tendulkar would get the coin. If Tendulkar passed the whole session without getting dismissed, the coach would give him the coin.
Tendulkar now considers the 13 coins he won then as some of his most prized possessions. Meanwhile, at school, he developed a reputation as a child prodigy. He had become a common conversation point in local cricketing circles, where there were suggestions already that he would become one of the greats. He was involved in an unbroken run partnership in a Lord Harris Shield inter-school game against St.
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Xavier's High School in with his friend and teammate Vinod Kambli , who would also go on to represent India. The destructive pair reduced one bowler to tears and made the rest of the opposition unwilling to continue the game.
Tendulkar scored not out in this innings and scored over a thousand runs in the tournament. On 14 November , the year-old Tendulkar was selected to represent Bombay in the Ranji Trophy , India's premier domestic First-class cricket tournament, for the —88 season. However, he was not selected for the final eleven in any of the matches, though he was often used as a substitute fielder.
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He followed this by scoring a century in his first Deodhar and Duleep Trophies , which are also Indian domestic tournaments. Tendulkar finished the —89 Ranji Trophy season as Bombay's highest run-scorer.
He scored runs at an average of In , at the age of 19, Tendulkar became the first overseas-born player to represent Yorkshire , which prior to Tendulkar joining the team, never selected players even from other English counties.
Raj Singh Dungarpur is credited for the selection of Tendulkar for the Indian tour of Pakistan in late ,  after one first class season.
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Tendulkar made his Test debut against Pakistan in Karachi in November aged 16 years and days. He made 15 runs, being bowled by Waqar Younis , who also made his debut in that match, but was noted for how he handled numerous blows to his body at the hands of the Pakistani pace attack. The series was followed by a tour of New Zealand in which he scored runs at an average of He looked the embodiment of India's famous opener, Gavaskar, and indeed was wearing a pair of his pads.
While he displayed a full repertoire of strokes in compiling his maiden Test hundred, most remarkable were his off-side shots from the back foot. Though only 5ft 5in tall, he was still able to control without difficulty short deliveries from the English pacemen.
Tendulkar further enhanced his reputation as a future great during the —92 tour of Australia held before the Cricket World Cup , that included an unbeaten in the third Test at Sydney , making him the youngest batsman to score a century in Australia.
Hughes commented to Allan Border at the time that "This little prick's going to get more runs than you, AB. Tendulkar's performance through the years — coincided with his physical peak, in his early twenties.
He opened the batting at Auckland against New Zealand in , making 82 runs off 49 balls. Tendulkar's rise continued when he was the leading run scorer at the World Cup , scoring two centuries. Tendulkar fell amid a batting collapse and the match referee, Clive Lloyd , awarded Sri Lanka the match after the crowd began rioting and throwing litter onto the field. Tendulkar and Navjot Singh Sidhu both made centuries to set a then record partnership for the second wicket. After getting out, Tendulkar found Azharuddin in two minds about whether he should bat.
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It enabled India to post a score in excess of runs for the first time in an ODI. This was the beginning of a period at the top of the batting world, culminating in the Australian tour of India in early , with Tendulkar scoring three consecutive centuries.
The focus was on the clash between Tendulkar, the world's most dominating batsman and Shane Warne , the world's leading spinner, both at the peak of their careers, clashing in a Test series. Set runs to win, Australia were cruising at for 3 in the 31st over when Tendulkar turned the match for India, taking the wickets of Michael Bevan , Steve Waugh , Darren Lehmann , Tom Moody and Damien Martyn for 32 runs in 10 overs.
These twin knocks were also known as the Desert Storm innings.
Tendulkar's contribution in the ICC quarterfinal at Dhaka paved the way for India's entry into the semifinals, when he took four Australian wickets after scoring runs in balls. Around , people came to support India during the initial four days of the tournament, breaking a year-old record for aggregate Test attendance record. In the Test against Pakistan at Chepauk in , the first of a two-Test series, Sachin scored in the fourth innings with India chasing for victory. However, he was out when India needed 17 more runs to win, triggering a batting collapse, and India lost the match by 12 runs.
Tendulkar flew back to India to attend the final rituals of his father, missing the match against Zimbabwe. He dedicated this century to his father. Tendulkar's two tenures as captain of the Indian cricket team were not very successful. When Tendulkar took over as captain in , it was with huge hopes and expectations. However, by the team was performing poorly.
Azharuddin was credited with saying "Nahin jeetega! Chote ki naseeb main jeet nahin hai! It's not in the small one's destiny!
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Tendulkar, succeeding Azharuddin as captain for his second term, led India on a tour of Australia, where the visitors were beaten 3—0 by the newly crowned world champions. During the Indian team's tour of England, the desire of Rahul Dravid to resign from the captaincy became known. Pawar later revealed this conversation, crediting Tendulkar for first forwarding the name of Dhoni, who since achieved much success as captain.
Television cameras picked up images that suggested Tendulkar may have been involved in cleaning the seam of the cricket ball.
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Denness found Sachin Tendulkar guilty of ball tampering charges and handed him a one Test match ban. The ICC revoked the status of the match as a Test as the teams rejected the appointed referee. Sachin Tendulkar continued performing well in Test cricket in and , with some pivotal performances with both bat and ball.
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Tendulkar took three wickets on the final day of the famous Kolkata Test against Australia in Tendulkar took the key wickets of Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist , who were centurions in the previous Test.
He also take a wicket of Shane Warne. This three wicket change the result of test match from draw to win of India. In the series in the West Indies, Tendulkar started well, scoring 79 in the first Test.
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He was awarded by Sports car " Ferrari " by Michael Schumacher for achieving this feat. Then, in a hitherto unprecedented sequence, he scored 0, 0, 8 and 0 in the next four innings.
However, India lost the series. Tendulkar made runs in 11 matches in the Cricket World Cup ,  helping India reach the final.
While Australia retained the trophy that they had won in , Tendulkar was given the Man of the Tournament award. He continued to score heavily in ODI cricket that year, with two hundreds in a tri-series involving New Zealand and Australia.
The drawn series as India toured Australia in —04 saw Tendulkar making his mark in the last Test of the series, with not out from ball by 33 four at strike rate of He spend minute at crease. He followed up the innings with an unbeaten 60 in the second innings of the Test. Tendulkar scored an unbeaten against Pakistan at Multan in the following series. Indian captain Rahul Dravid declared before Tendulkar reached ; had he done so it would have been the fourth time he had passed the landmark in Tests.
A tennis elbow injury then took its toll on Tendulkar, leaving him out of the side for most of the year, coming back only for the last two Tests when Australia toured India in Tendulkar ended the three-Test series without a half-century to his credit, and the need for a shoulder operation raised more questions about his longevity. In his comeback match, against West Indies on 14 September , Tendulkar responded to his critics who believed that his career was inexorably sliding with his 40th ODI century.
During the preparation for the World Cup , Tendulkar's attitude was criticised by Indian team coach Greg Chappell. Chappell reportedly felt that Tendulkar would be more useful down the order, while the latter felt that he would be better off opening the innings, the role he had played for most of his career.
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In a rare show of emotion, Tendulkar hit out at the comments attributed to Chappell by pointing out that no coach had ever suggested his attitude towards cricket was incorrect. On 7 April , the Board of Control for Cricket in India issued a notice to Tendulkar asking for an explanation for his comments made to the media. Tendulkar, who was pushed to bat lower down the order had scores of 7 against Bangladesh , 57 not out against Bermuda and 0 against Sri Lanka.
In the subsequent Test series against Bangladesh, Tendulkar returned to his opening slot and was chosen as the Man of the Series. During the second match, he also became the first to score 15, runs in ODIs. On the second day of the Nottingham Test on 28 July , Tendulkar became the third cricketer to complete 11, Test runs. Tendulkar was dismissed seven times in between 90 and , including three times at 99, leading some to suggestions that he struggles to cope with nervousness in this phase of his innings.
In the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, —08 , Tendulkar showed exceptional form, becoming the leading run scorer with runs in four Tests, despite consistently failing in the second innings.
This was his third century at the SCG and his 38th Test century overall, earning him an average of at the ground at the time of completing the innings. India went on to record a historic triumph at the WACA, ending Australia's run of 16 consecutive wins.
Laxman for the fifth wicket to lead India to a score of for 5 from for 4.