Sachin Tendulkar is a man who doesn’t need any introduction, he is a former Indian cricketer who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018.
Sachin is one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Throughout his career, Sachin has broken many records in the world of cricket.
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Biography & Wiki
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born on April 24, 1973, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is known by many nicknames like God of Cricket, Little Master, and Master Blaster. His father, Ramesh Tendulkar was famous Marathi Novelist and his mother, Rajni Tendulkar worked in the Insurance industry. Sachin has three elder siblings, all three of them are from his father’s previous marriage.
As a young boy, Sachin was a very naughty boy and a bully. Every single day, he got into a fight with the neighboring boys. It was his elder brother who encouraged him to play cricket to divert his mind from the fights. His brother Ajit enrolled him in the cricket academy. The cricket academy belonged to a famous Indian coach, Ramakant Achrekar.
It was Ramakant Achrekar who advised Sachin to go to Sharadashram Vidyamandir High School, as the school had a very rich tradition of cricket. Soon he started playing for the school and started winning games for them. It was his performance in the school made everyone realize that one day he is going to be one of the best players in India.
Right from school days, Vinod Kambli was a friend of Sachin. Together they played for their school and ultimately for the Indian team. While in the school, Sachin and Vinod were involved in a record 664 runs partnership in an inter-school match against St. Xavier High School.
Sachin is married to Dr. Anjali Mehta who is a pediatrician and six years older to him. The couple is living a very happy married life together. They have a son and a daughter.
Before playing for India, Sachin represented Bombay in the Ranji Trophy. He was that time Bombay’s highest run scorer. At the age 19, he became the first overseas-born player to represent Yorkshire.
Sachin made his debut for the Indian national team at the age of 16 years and 205 days in a Test game against Pakistan in Karachi. Although he didn’t score many runs, he definitely impressed the Indian Cricket Committee by his batting style and passion for the sport. Soon he made his debut against Pakistan in One Day International (ODI). After his performance in Pakistan, he became a regular in the Indian Cricket team.
On the Australian tour, Sachin faced the great bowlers of that time in the series and had managed to score 148 runs in one of the matches. After three years of consistent performance, he was given an opportunity to open the batting against New Zealand in ODI where he scored 82 runs in just 49 balls. The same year i.e. in 1994, Sachin scored his first ODI century against Australia.
Sachin started grabbing attention from all over the world and soon people started recognizing him as of the best batsman. In 1998, Australia was on a tour to India, and the series was hyped as Sachin Vs Warne contest. There was no stopping for this Master Blaster, as he blasted Shane Warne and scored two centuries in three-match test series.
Sachin was given the Indian Captaincy, but he was personally not happy, and also didn’t get good results, so he gave up the Captaincy. In 2003 Cricket World Cup, Sachin was the main reason that India was on fire and reached the Final of the tournament, ultimately losing to Australia. After going through some tough time, Sachin regained his form back in 2007 and completed 11,000 runs and became the leading scorer from India.
Sachin tasted his first World Cup victory in 2011 when they beat Sri Lanka in the final by 2 wickets. It was an emotional moment for him, as it was his first World Cup victory and he had done it in his hometown, Mumbai.
Sachin retired from all forms of cricket in November 2013.
Awards & Achievements
Sachin definitely, is the prolific cricketer of all time. He is the first person to score a double century in ODI and the only player to score 100 centuries. He also has the record of scoring the highest number of runs in Test as well as ODI matches.
He was awarded numerous awards including, Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Shri, Wisden Cricketer of the Year, BCCI Cricketer of the Year, etc.
Net Worth of Sachin Tendulkar
The estimated net worth of Sachin Tendulkar is approximately $200 million. Sachin Tendulkar’s majority net worth comes from cricket. He has really worked hard to achieve the success of this magnitude.
Master Blaster of India and God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar is a real inspiration to all the youngsters out there, who one day dream of playing cricket on an international level. Sachin, no doubt is one of the best batsmen ever and also he is a very nice human being. His personal life is going very well with his wife, Anjali, and his two kids.