Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian batsman. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. Sachin Tendulkar has a number of records to his name. He retired from international cricket in 2013.
- Batting Hero: Viv Richards
- Favorite ground outside India: Sydney Cricket Ground
Sachin Tendulkar's first tour outside the Indian sub-continent was to New Zealand in 1990. He played against the likes of Richard Hadlee and Danny Morrison. New Zealand fast bowler Danny Morrison dismissed Sachin for a golden duck.
Sachin, first toured to Australia in 1991. The tour was just before his maiden World Cup. It was in this tour that Sachin began his friendship with Australia's best leg spinner Shane Warne. Sachin also met his batting hero Viv Richards on this tour. The tour lasted for four-and-a-half months which Sachin said had a fundamental impact on his career.
Sachin Tendulkar started opening the batting in One Day Internationals in Auckland. From then on, he enjoyed opening the batting thoroughly and broke several ODI records.
Sachin Tendulkar has played in six World Cups.
World Cup Records
- Sachin Tendulkar is the first Indian opening batsman to have scored two centuries in a single World Cup. He has done it twice.