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SACHIN FACTS


Sachin Tendulkar is the youngest Indian Cricket Player to make his Test debut at an age of 16 years, 205 days against Pakistan in 1989 in Karachi. He is the youngest to score Test 50.
Sachin's first test hundred : Sachin got his first test hundred on 14th August 1990 against England at Old Trafford Manchester. He made a match saving 119 not out.
In his very first match as Captain of India at the tender age of 23 Sachin scored a hundred.
Sachin Tendulkar got his first one day international century after playing 78 matches and five years of international cricket. People were beginning to wonder whether he will ever get to the three figure mark but on September 9, 1994 he silenced all his critics with a masterly 110 against Australia at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo in the Singer Cup.
Sachin Tendulkar was the first player to be given out by the third umpire.
Sachin Tendulkar got the name Sachin because his family members were all huge fans of the legendary music director Sachin Dev Burman (SD Burman).
Sachin Tendulkar always wears his left pad first before his right pad when he goes in to bat.
Sachin Tendulkar has won the maximum amount of man of the match awards in international cricket, more than 38 times.
Sachin is the youngest batsman to get a half century.
Sachin uses one of the heaviest bats in World Cricket. His bat weighs 3.2 pounds which is about 1.42 kilograms.
Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest man to score 1000 runs in Tests at an age of 19 years and 217 days , during his 4th Test century at Johannesburg in 1992/93.
Vikrant Hase.  email : vikrant88@yahoo.com