Sachin Tendulkar and his achievements © Getty Images &  AFP
Sachin Tendulkar and his achievements © Getty Images & AFP


Apr 24, 2014


As Sachin Tendulkar turns 41, CricketCountry brings you a list of galleries highlighting the achievement and special moments from the glorious career which lasted for 24 years. Tendulkar in India was not just cricket but a phenomenon and a religion in itself.


Born on April 24, 1973 to Ramesh and Rajini Tendulkar, the Little Master seemed destined for greatness. Scripting a record-breaking 664-run stand with Vindo Kambli in school cricket, making his First-Class debut at 15 and an year later making his debut for India against Pakistan in 1989. The cricketing world took notice of Sachin when he cracked a gutsy ton at Old Trafford against England and then went on to play a breathtaking innings at WACA, Perth against Australia. Year after year, he conquered various records. Injuries, controversies, form nothing stopped him from conquering unparalleled heights.


The galleries have been divided in to ‘Career Galleries‘ and ‘Special Moments‘. His career covers a range of topics, right from his trademark shots, landmark moments, the farewell Test and the 100 centuries. On the other hand, Tendulkar’s looks have transformed through he years and so have the number of advertisements Amul has dedicated to the maestro.


Career Galleries


1 Landmark moments in Tendulkar’s career
2 Test career
3 Retirement from international cricket
4 How newspapers reacted after the farewell Test
5 Tendulkar’s farewell party
6 199th Test at Eden Gardens
7 Centuries in ODI
8 Centuries in Tests
9 Trademark shots from the Litle Master
10 Final First-Class match
11 When Sachin announced his retirement
12 Special moments from the 200th Test
13 Much awaited 100th hundred
14 Tendulkar’s glorious moments in Australia
15 2011 World Cup win



Special Galleries


1 Quotes on Sachin Tendulkar
2 Amul Advertisements
3 Fans and the fanfare
4 With celebrities outside sports
5 Changing face of the Little Master
6 Named after Sachin
7 Tendulkar and other sports
8 Awards won by Tendulkar
9 Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar


Catch all the special features on Sachin Tendulkar here


Read more here: Happy Birthday, Sachin Tendulkar!