Happy birthday Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket-lovers across the world are wishing Sachin Tendulkar as he turns 46 today. Born in DadarMumbai some 46 years ago, he played 200 Tests and ended up scoring 100 international hundreds, 34357 international runs.

Considered the greatest batsman, he scored 18426 in 463 ODIsTendulkar was the first player to smash a double hundred in ODIs when he struck 200 not out off 147 balls against South Africa in Gwalior on February 24, 2010. 

  • Tendulkar has been part of most wins by an Indian cricketer in Tests with 72 wins and ODIs with 234 wins and is third in the world in ODI victories after Ponting (262 wins), Mahela Jayawardene (241 wins).
  • Tendulkar holds the record for the most number of 150+ scores in Test cricket (20 scores of 150+ to his credit).

Cricket players
 across the world, BCCIIPL among others tweeted Sachin Tendulkar Happy Birthday.