Everything you need to know about Sachin: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Some call him Master Blaster, some Batting Genius, some little Master and some God of Cricket, call him whatever you want but one thing is for sure, he is the most complete batsman cricket has ever seen. He has broken all the batting records there were in his 23 years of cricketing life span. Sometimes it looks like whenever he lends a foot on pitch a record gets broken.
Everything you need to know about Sachin: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more.
From the highest number of matches played both in ODI and Test to most number of runs and centuries made, all have Sachin's name marked right in front of them.
Born on 24 April 1973 to Rajni and Ramesh, he was destined to be a cricketer though very few knew at the earnest beside his big brother Ajit that he would soon become one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
The run machine started his Test career against Pakistan in the year 1989 and played his first ODI in December of the same year against the same team. Glory came shortly when he made his first hundred in test match in the year 1990. Though he had to wait for five years to get his first ODI hundred which he achieved in the year 1994, but once done there was no looking back.
His most highlighted feat is the double century, which he made in ODI against South Africa. He is the first player to do it in cricket history. And then the 100th hundred that he achieved against Bangladesh.
Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has announced his retirement from the Test cricket due to strain of playing all different types of crickets. Now Virat Kohli will lead the upcoming forth Test against Australia in the Sydney.
Riyadh, May 3 (ANI): Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is set to visit Dubai on June 9 for a dinner event, where he would be greeting his fans as well.
The 45th match of IPL between Mumbai Indians and Pune Warriors will take place in Subrata Roy Sahara stadium of Pune. The match will start at 8 pm.
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Several Indian-Americans are among 107 people charged in Medicare fraud schemes involving $450 million in false billings uncovered in an operation across seven cities in the largest US bust in recent history.
Pune, May 2(ANI): Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar inaugurated a cricket museum here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress-MP Jaya Bachchan has sought to change her seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha after her one-time co-star Rekha was allotted a seat right behind her, an official source said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress-MP Jaya Bachchan has sought to change her seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha after her one-time co-star Rekha was allotted a seat right behind her, an official source said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With actress Rekha all set to sit in the Rajya Sabha and allotted the seat behind her, Jaya Bachchan, her co-star from the 1981 film 'Silsila', has sought to change her seating arrangement in the house, an official source said Wednesday.
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday broke his silence over his Rajya Sabha nomination, saying he was honoured by the Indian government's offer but he would always remain a sportsman and not a politician.
Sachin Tendulkar has now a new role to play as he has been selected to be a Rajya Sabha member by President of India, Pratibha Patil.
Pune, May 1 (ANI): Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that it was an honour to be a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha, but his focus would be on playing cricket for the country as long as he could.
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday broke his silence over his Rajya Sabha nomination, saying he was honoured by the Indian government's offer but that he would always remain a sportsman and not a politician.
Victoria (Seychelles), May 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has underscored the need for 'peace and security' as major factors required for development.
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday rubbished Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's allegations that the 'Dirty Picture' side of the ruling Congress Party had come to the fore through the nomination of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha.
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has defended the nomination of famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as the Rajya Sabha M.P.
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to Rajya Sabha is perfectly valid under the provisions of the Constitution.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Mumbai Indians struggled to beat Deccan Chargers by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here Sunday.
Mumbai, Apr 29 (ANI): Doubting the intentions behind the proposal to nominate Sachin Tendulkar as Rajya Sabha member, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said this was the Congress' 'dirtiest play'.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Reiterating that cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to Rajya Sabha was the Congress' "dirtiest play", Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Sunday said the party has an ulterior motive in the move.
Shiv Sena supreme Bal Thakrey once again had said that the nomination of Sachin Tendulkar as Rajya Sabha M.P. is nothing but a game plan
Mumbai, April 29 (ANI): Hailing the proposal to nominate cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, people from the political and business fraternity said this step would surely bring some positive change in the country.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Saturday expressed happiness at the recent nomination of actress Rekha and cricket legend Sachin Tendulakar to the Rajya Sabha, while Sanjay Dutt was unhappy with Sachin becoming a parliamentarian.
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev criticised the Congress party on Saturday for not conferring Sachin Tendulkar with Bharat Ratna and instead nominating him to the Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi, Apr 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh, who has been out of the national team since September last year, was concerned with his woeful form that has also dogged him in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday hailed the proposal to nominate Sachin Tendulkar to Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A day after the government decided to nominate cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, parliament galleries were abuzz with discussion on the new entrant, and the move evoked a mixed response from members.
Indian Cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar who on Thursday accepted the proposal of being a Rajya Sabha (the upper house of Parliament) member has received mixed response over it..........
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood diva Rekha and cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha and the film fraternity has extended its best wishes to them and said good people would do good work.
Kolkata/New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): India's sporting heroes have given a mixed reaction to the UPA-II Government's decision to nominate cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will now play the new role of a parliamentarian with President Pratibha Patil Thursday approving his nomination to the Rajya Sabha, along with that of renowned actor Rekha and businesswoman Anu Aga.
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The reactions of Mumbaikars varied to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to the Rajya Sabha, with some welcoming the move and others critical of his new role, which will deprive him from playing.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Mumbai Indians mentor and coach Shaun Pollock Thursday backed his batsmen to do well against Delhi Daredevils, against whom they had suffered a humiliating loss in the first-leg in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has reportedly approved nomination of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and veteran actor Rekha to the Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi/Chennai, Apr 26 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, lawmakers of various political outfits on Thursday appeared to be in favour of the government decision to recommend the name of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar for the Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday approved the nominations of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, yesteryears Bollywood actress Rekha and businesswoman and social worker Anu Aga to the Rajya Sabha.
The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today reportedly has written a letter to President of India Pratibha Devi Singh Patil..........
Mohali, April 25 (IANS) After two consecutive defeats, Mumbai Indians got their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track with a thrilling four-wicket win against Kings XI Punjab at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here Wednesday.
Mohali, April 25 (IANS) After two consecutive defeats, Mumbai Indians got their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track with a thrilling four-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Who doesn't want some fun before entering wedlock? Traditional pre-wedding sangeet and mehndi celebrations notwithstanding, young Indian bridegrooms, inspired by movies like "Hangover" and "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", are heading to international destinations with their gang of boys for that last fling.
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, on his 39th birthday Tuesday, released a book commemorating his 100th international century titled 'Sachin - A Tribute To The Legend' at a glittering ceremony at the Mumbai Indians team hotel here Tuesday.
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) The world may have feted him for becoming the only man to hit a century of centuries, but when it came to celebrating his 39th birthday, Sachin Tendulkar preferred to be with his wife and a few friends.
Kings XI Punjab sealed a 6-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in yesterday match played in Wankhede Stadium.
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Kings XI got their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track as Shaun Marsh struck an unbeaten 68 to guide them to a convincing six-wicket win over Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here Sunday.
Film: 'Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein'; Actors: Anupam Kher, Sachin Khedekar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Atul Parchure, Anjan Shrivastava, Suresh Menon; Director: Pramod Joshi; Rating: **1/2
Dharamsala, April 13 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin Friday said it sould be left to Sachin Tendulkar to decide his own retirement.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade is so impressed with Parineeti Chopra after watching her in the song "Pareshan" from "Ishaqzaade" that he feels the youngster will give everyone a run for their money.
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who returned home on Monday after undergoing treatment in the US for a rare germ cell cancer, said Wednesday that he was thankful to god for having back his life but admitted that it won't be easy for him to make a quick return to the cricket field.
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here Wednesday.
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh said Wednesday that he was touched when batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar paid him a surpirse visit in London, where he was resting after undergoing treatment for a rare germ cell cancer in the US.
Gurgaon, Apr 11 (ANI): Cricketer Yuvraj Singh today said that he has developed a 'cherished friendship' with Sachin Tendulkar over the years, and added that the batting maestro was in continuous touch with him during his treatment in the United States.
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) Star Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has returned home Monday after undergoing three months of treatment in the US for a rare germ cell cancer, said Wednesday it won't be easy for him to make a quick return to the cricket field but remained hopeful about his future.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) The promos of "Kya Super Kool Hai Hum" are out and have some sequences of "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" (K3G) embedded in them. Actor Riteish Deshmukh says that the scenes from Karan Johar's family drama have been included to make fun of their sex comedy.
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' Sachin Tendulkar hinted Monday that he would need some more time to recover from his finger injury that he sustained against title-holders Chennai Super Kings during the inaugural match of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star batsman Yuvraj Singh returned home Monday to a rousing reception after his successful treatment for a rare germ cell cancer in the United States.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star batsman Yuvraj Singh returned home Monday morning amid much fanfare after undergoing treatment for rare germ cell cancer in the United States.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star batsman Yuvraj Singh returned home Monday morning after undergoing treatment for rare germ cell cancer in the United States.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has got a strong fan following both nationally and internationally, was amazed to when the father of a four-month-old stopped him to say: "My son is your biggest fan".
Now only one week has remained for the MCD election in Delhi, both major parties are leaving no stone unturned for their candidate's victory.
Pune warriors skipper captain Sourav Ganguly again proved that he is one of the best captains in the world. The IPL 5 saw another surprise when Pune Warriors defeated Mumbai Indians by 28-runs in a low scoring match on Friday in Mumbai.
Mumbai Indians will face Pune warriors in Wankhede Stadium of Mumbai today.
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) India's in-form batsman Virat Kohli says he is a lot more relaxed going into the Indian Premier League-V than the last season.
Mumbai, Apr.5 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government on Thursday said that it had written to the central government to give the country's top civilian award-the Bharat Ratna-to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' batsman Richard Levi said his opening partner Sachin Tendulkar provided the calmness he needed during his electric knock against the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League opener here Wednesday.
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) A 35-ball 50 (6x4, 3x6) by opener Richard Levi powered Mumbai Indians to an eight-wicket victory against defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the opening fixture of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Marathi filmmaker Pramod Joshi, who is looking forward to the release of his first Hindi film "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein", feels that regional cinema is growing and coming at par with Bollywood.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Promoting a movie through the character one plays seems to be in vogue. After Vidya Balan was seen with a baby bump to promote "Kahaani", Anupam Kher Wednesday came as a blind man at the promotional event of his upcoming movie "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein".
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar won?t lead the Mumbai Indians in the IPL 5 and management of team has handed over the captaincy to ace spinner Harbhajan Singh. Batsman Rohit Sharma will be the vice-captain of the team in IPL 2012.
Mumbai, Apr. 2 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Monday handed over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians in the fifth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament to off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Monday handed over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians to Harbhajan Singh, who led the team to triumph in the Champions League Twenty20 last year.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan don't seem to be ready to bury the hatchet yet, to go by their comments at two different events Monday.
Indian cricket stars who had added a moment of pride for Indian Cricket, today are celebrating the first anniversary of winning moment via expressing their feelings on Twitter.....
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's cricket stars took the Twitter route to celebrate the first anniversary of the 2011 World Cup win.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher, who came up with the idea of making his character blind in "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein", says he was not trying to flaunt his experience while suggesting the change in his role to director Pramod Joshi.
Keeping in view the upcoming IPL season five, master blaster and Mumbai Indian captain Sachin Tendulkar joined the Mumbai Indians conditioning camp on Saturday at the Wankhede Stadium.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who made a telling contribution in India's World Cup triumph a year ago, says he never expected to do well in the mega cricketing event.
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Saturday joined the Mumbai Indians conditioning camp at the Wankhede Stadium for the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) commencing April 4th.
New Delhi, Mar 25(ANI): Indian master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he is not ready to call it a day amid growing speculation about his future after smashing his hundredth international ton.
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders player Eoin Morgan says he always looks forward to learning lessons from the Indian Premier League, which the left hander holds as a crucial part of the global cricket season.
Mumbai, Mar.28 (ANI): Reflecting on his cricketing career, legendary batsman Rahul Dravid, who recently announced his retirement, has said that playing for India has humbled him.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians says skipper Sachin Tendulkar, who is in London for a routine check-up of an old toe injury, will be available for the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that begins April 4.
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and revealed that it was batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar who inspired him to think of a new delivery.
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Actor Kay Kay says the current obsession of filmmakers with marketing is "very funny, but very sad also".
Mumbai, Mar.27 (ANI): Business magnate Mukesh Ambani hosted a gala party on Monday at his residence, Antilia, here to hail master batsman Sachin Tendulkar's century of centuries in international cricket.
Washington, March 27 (IANS) India's Sachin S. Kukke is the Asia-Pacific region winner and one of the six global winners of the YouTube Space Lab 2012 contest for young people to design experiments that could be performed in outer space.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) "Kolaveri Di" Monday crossed 50 million hits on YouTube, revealing that music lovers have yet to get over southern superstar Dhanush's unusual song. Sony Music gives credit to social networking sites for its phenomenal success.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Ahead of the BRICS summit here, a report by a global health group Monday said the five major emerging economies have witnessed a significant increase in their financial contribution to health policies.
"Kolaveri Di", the most popular song of last year crossed 50 million hits on YouTube on Monday, showing that the unusual "Tanglish" track has still not lost its interest among the listeners.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) "Kolaveri Di" Monday crossed 50 million hits on YouTube, revealing that music lovers have yet to get over southern superstar Dhanush's unusual song.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor is set to join the six-pack gang in Bollywood. The actor is working out hard for "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum", in which he will go shirtless and reveal a sculpted body in a beach sequence.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Citing the phenomenal popularity of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, actor Suniel Shetty, who will host the wrestling show "EPW-Saviours", says it is important to create an icon to popularise any kind of sport.
On an interview to a Hindi news channel on Sunday, the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar bore his silence over many things and said ?no one has the right to decide his retirement so let me decide when should I retire
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said it would be tough to predict when and who will break his record of 100 international centuries but hoped to see an Indian surpassing it.
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar Sunday defended the controversial rotation policy during the tri-series in Australia saying it was the need of the hour to keep everybody fit during a long tour.
Mumbai, Mar.25 (ANI): Describing Test cricket as a very challenging format, batting star Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said Test cricket should remain the pinnacle format for future players to aspire to.
Mumbai, Mar.25 (ANI): The Indian cricket team has also gone through a tough phase since winning the World Cup in April last year, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday, and added that the key to recovery lay in not losing hope.
Mumbai, Mar.25 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said that the media hype over when he would score his 100th international cricket ton did at times affect him at a subconscious level, but overall, he just interested in and focused on scoring runs for India.
Mumbai, Mar.25 (ANI): Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said Bangladesh played very well in the Asia Cup that concluded earlier this month, and posed a tough challenge to India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Mumbai, Mar.25 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday that while having almost every batting record in cricket was a great feeling, the biggest compliment for him was when legendary Australian cricketer Sir Don Bradman included him in his all-time Test XI.
Mumbai, Mar.25 (ANI): Interacting with media here days after achieving the memorable landmark of 100 international cricket tons, Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar took a potshot at critics, saying they would not be the ones deciding when he should hang up his boots.