Facts About Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar- SRT, The God of Cricket, is India’s pride and world’s most famous and loved cricketer. There is nobody on this planet who has not heard about the legend.
Born on 24 April 1973, and starting to play for the country at an early age of 15, Tendulkar went on to become the greatest batsmen of all times.
Here are some interesting and astounding facts we bet you didn’t know about the Master Blaster Tendulkar:
Master is named after a legendary musician:
Oh yes, Ramesh Tendulkar, master’s father, named him after the legendary music director Sachin Dev Burman.
Never started cricket with a bat!
Strange, but, Sachin Tendulkar love to bowl more than bating. Also, he never himself wanted to play as a batsman. In fact, he even joined MRF Pace Academy for furnishing his bowling skills.
To his luck then, he was advised to concentrate more on batting, by head coach Dennis Lillee.
Champion in & out of the ground:
Sachin used to compete for “Who Can Eat More Wada Pavs” with his fellow mates. Also, he was a champion scorer there as well!
Sea Food: His second love:
Furthermore, Tendulkar is a hard-core seafood lover.
Owned A seafood restaurant:
Sachin Tendulkar, extending his love for seafood, had started a restaurant named ‘Tendulkar’s’ in Mumbai’s Colaba area. It is, however, close now on a permanent basis.
Tendulkar is himself a big fan Of Shri Amitabh Bachchan:
Of all his movies, Sachin’s personal favorites were ‘Deewar’ & ‘Zanjeer’.
Sachin has played for 2 countries as a cricketer:
Sachin once played for Pakistan as a fielder, during a practice match between India & Pakistan.
Legends stay forever:
Sachin Tendulkar’s debut test against Pakistan was also Kapil Dev’s 100th test match.
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