Sachin Tendulkar has given us those precious moments of cricket that can be cherished forever. This 5 feet 4 inch, right hand batsman is one of the greatest cricket player of all time. Sachin is lovingly known as Master Blaster and The Little Champion by his fans. Know Sachin Tendulkar and his family better by redaing this.
About Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar was born on 24 April, 1973.Sachin upbringing occurred in a traditional Saraswat Brahmin family in Bandra, Mumbai. He did his schooling at Sharad ashram Vidya mandir School in Mumbai, where he commenced his cricketing career under the guidance of hiscoach, Ramakant Achrekar. Although not a brilliant student at school, Sachin Tendulkar was indeed the scholar of the cricket field. He was just 16 years of age, when he played his first international cricket match against Pakistan in Karachi in 1989 and this sets a record at that time. Tendulkar made 15 runs in this match. Sachin Tendulkar's childhood photos:
India is a cricket crazy nation and probably Sachin may be the reason for this phrase. Cricket fans are interested in every bit of news on cricketers. Love life of cricketers has always been the front page national news in India. Love affairs, marriages of cricketers grab the same attention as any breaking national news. Cricket and glamour are not separable nor the lives of cricketers.
Sachin's father Ramesh Tendulkar is a Marathi novelist and this great batsman gets his name after his father's favorite music director, Sachin Dev Burman.
The well-known cricketer has two elder brothers, Nitin, Ajit and a married sister. His eldest brother works for Air India and the second brother, Ajit Tendulkar has been a full time manager for Sachin. He has also written a book about Sachin and manages his meetings, appointments and travel plans.
Sachin and Anjali
Sachin Tendulkar is one of those persons who like to have privacy of their personal life and don't like to speak about their family. Sachin always avoid discussing his family life in public, however he never forgets to give them their due.
Sachin Tendulkar gets married in 1995 to a Gujrati doctor "Anjali Mehta", daughter of industrialist Ashok Mehta. They first met in 1990 at the Mumbai airport when Sachin returned from his first tour of England Anjali was there to pick up her mother and Sachin was arriving with the Indian team. That's where they saw each other for the first time. Sachin and Anjali's love story turned out in a happy married life. They are blessed with two kids, Arjun Tendulkar and Sarah Tendulkar.
"We had a courtship of five years and got married in 1995", said Anjali, in a published interview. Anjaliolder than Sachin by four years is a paediatrician working at the JJ Hospital in Mumbai. She once said “He hasn’t spent Diwali at home sincewe got married. But it really doesn’t matter that its Diwali… any time he spends at home is great!” These words of Anjali Tendulkar, no doubt reveals their relationship compatibility.
Anjali, lovely wife of Sachin Tendulkar told Times of India in an interview once that they have a close set of friends. They are either Sachin's long-time friends or Anjali's friends from the medical field. She further discloses that they don't get much instance to socialize but they do go out for family dinners whenever feasible.
Anjali narrated an interesting incident when Sachin Tendulkar uses a disguise to meet her. In the words of Anjali
"We had gone to see the movie Roja. I was studying medicine then and a couple of my friends planned it. Sachin did try telling me that that it would be difficult, but I insisted that he come along. To make sure nobody recognised him, we even got him a beard. He wore specs as well and we went in late. We watched the first half of the film, but during the interval Sachin dropped his specs and people immediately acknowledged him! It was a bit of a disaster and we were forced to leave halfway".
Anjali admits that she knew nothing about cricket when she first met Sachin. But then, she read everything about the game. However, he doesn't like discussing cricket at home. Sachin loves listening music and try to spend every available leisure hour in this greatest hobby.
Sachin has received India’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, for 1997-1998, and the civilian award Padma Shri in 1999
Sachin Tendulkar, the brightest star in the world of cricket once said:
”From the age of three I’ve loved this sport and I’ve never thought about scoring the most number of centuries or runs in international cricket. Everyone enjoys breaking records, I’m enjoying it too, but that is not the reason for playing cricket.”
“Whatever level you reach, getting better never stops”. These saying describes that how expert is Sachin Tendulkar in harnessing ego in a positive manner.
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