We all are familiar with one of the biggest cricket icons in the world who represented India for all the right reasons, and he’s none other than Sachin Tendulkar. He had an era when the person actually proved himself as an inventive run maker and a valuable batsman without any doubt. He represented India as a captain of the national team for years. The specific intangible quality in Sachin is hard to find in the cricketers of the current era. This really made him stand out in the masses. He used to follow various principles to bat like a pro by focusing on precision in stroke-making, movement economy, proper balance, etc.
If you get a chance to watch a few of his matches, he can be seen as highly trained to deal with the orthodox shots (with full range). Tendulkar’s way of batting had no apparent weaknesses at all. He made and broke numerous records everywhere across the globe and under different circumstances. The popular player used a variety of techniques that actually suited every condition off both back foot and front foot. People who’re die-hard fans of Sachin Tendulkar also want to know about his personal life. Let’s have a look at everything you need to know about him.
What’s his age?
The favorite batsman of his time was born in Mumbai on April 24, 1973. He is 48 years old and has already bid adieu to cricket a few years ago. He gives the best suggestions and advice to the numerous batsmen of this time. They really feel the honor to get useful advice from history’s greatest batsman.
His Physical Appearance
Tendulkar (in his entire career) always looked physically fit and active. He only got minor injuries or seemed physically unfit throughout his journey as a cricketer. He has a height of 1.65 meters (equal to 5 feet 4 inches) and a weight of 62 kg. Despite looking shorter in height than all of his teammates, this Indian star of cricket left no stone unturned to stun us all. His weight in pounds is 137 lbs. The former king batsman has a black hair color along with the brown color of his eyes. His waist measurement is 30 inches, his biceps are 12 inches, and his chest size is 39 inches.
Sachin’s Family Background
He opened his eyes to a middle-class Hindu family in the house of Ramesh Tendulkar (father) and Rajni Tendulkar (mother). His father was a novelist and a poet (of Marathi language). His mother was also a career-oriented woman who worked in the insurance industry. The former cricket legend tied the knot with Anjali Tendulkar in the year 1995. She is a pediatrician by profession. Currently, the right-handed former batsman has a daughter and a son called Sara and Arjun.
The Educational Qualification
It is a fact that only education doesn’t assure success to anyone. Sachin was never quite interested in seeking higher education and getting the degrees to pursue a professional career. According to some sources, Sachin has completed his school education, and he is a high school dropout. He started his schooling in Ramakant Achrekars academy and then moved to Sharadashram Vidyamandir English High School for the rest of the school education. He was unsure about choosing a career before entering into the world of cricket (which actually changed his entire life).
What’s his Networth?
According to the stats of the year 2020, he has been declared the richest cricketer and got the title of “God of Cricket.” The recent stats have shared $170 million of his net worth to date. He is still the richest cricketer, and no other player has become able to lead him on the board. He has also been seen in numerous TV commercials, shows and as a commentator of different matches.
As a hardworking yet dedicated player, he garnered a lot of praises and set plenty of records to make a mark. In the One-day and Test International Cricket, he is a century-maker and a leading run-scorer. He achieved the title of 2nd Greatest Batsman of all time after only twelve years of his career in the year 2002. Sachin was also a part of the national cricket team in the World Cup 2011 when India had got the winning title. He has scored 18,426 runs in One-day International Cricket and 15,921 runs in Test matches as a leading run maker.
Apart from excelling in the field of Cricket, he has also won the hearts of people by endorsing numerous brands. This guy acted in plenty of the TV commercials of the big brands. After retirement, we are also seeing him doing the commentary of matches and as a part of different cricket-based shows as an analyst. The career of a successful cricketer never ends, especially if he has performed so commendably in his entire career. He has also been selected as a Sanitation and Hygiene brand ambassador of UNICEF. The former cricket king is a part of the project that leads to the provision of electricity to deprived places in India.
The Never-Ending Journey
We always associate the name of Sachin Tendulkar with cricket. He is doing much more in life post retiring as a cricketer. He is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, cricket analyst, commentator, and working with various brands (as their ambassador). His inspiring career is the dream of many people who have just stepped into the world of cricket. He is a truly multi-talented guy who came out of this comfort zone and never stopped himself to do something exceptional post-retirement. He has set a great example of how you can turn your ambitions into reality by having faith in yourself and working tirelessly. He never gave up and tried harder to reach the desired destination. He is all set to see the fiftieth spring of his life and still has a lot more to achieve. He is truly a superstar and an inspiration not only for cricket enthusiasts but for everyone.