Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: Here are 5 interesting facts about the God of cricket; Read on

Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: The legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has turned a year older today. He has a huge amount of fans all over the world. Here are 5 interesting facts about him.

Happy Birthday, Sachin Tendulkar! The cricketer has turned 46 years old today. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born in 1973 in Dadar, Mumbai. During his playing days, which was around twenty years, Sachin had many records in his name like 200 Tests, 100 international hundreds and 34357 international runs. He is known as the God of cricket as Sachin entered the cricket world at the age of 16 and made the country proud a lot of times. Tendulkar has a huge fan following worldwide.

The record breaking cricketer was the first player to hit a double hundred in ODIs when he struck 200 not out off 147 balls against South Africa on February 24, 2010. Tendulkar played his last match at Wankhede stadium in November, 2013 against West Indies in a test series. He also became one of the greatest batsmen. Here are 5 interesting facts to know about the legend Sachin Tendulkar:

1) Sachin has a record for hitting most test centuries before turning 20. 

2) The cricketer tied the knot with Anjali at the age of 22. 

3) Sachin named his daughter 'Sara' after 'Sahara'- the first tournament he won as a captain in 1997. 

4) Interestingly, Sachin always carries the Indian flag with him and also has it printed on his helmet.

5) He fielded for Pakistan as a substitute during a one-day practice match against India at the Brabourne Stadium in 1988.

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