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Cricket Fraternity Sends Birthday Greetings To Sachin Tendulkar

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Sachin Tendulkar, who is termed as the god of cricket has turned 47 on Friday. Though Sachin announced that he isn’t going to celebrate his birthday because of the ongoing deadly virus in the country, the cricketers all over the world sent their best wishes to the all-time legendary cricketer.

Tendulkar, who retired from all forms of cricket in 2013, played a record 200 Tests matches and 463 One-Day Internationals for India. He scored 15,921 runs with 51 centuries in the longest format and 18,426 runs with 49 centuries in ODIs.

Sachin Tendulkar scored 34357 International runs:

Sachin Tendulkar made his debut in 1989 against arch-rivals Pakistan, whose fierce bowling line-up comprised of Imran Khan, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis. The Pakistan bowlers tried their best to intimidate the 16-year-old Sachin, but he didn’t go there just to take some blows.

Sachin Tendulkar, Tendulkar Birthday
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The master blaster scored only 15 in his first match and was dismissed by Waqar. However, in the second Test match of the series, Tendulkar hit back at Pakistan’s bowlers and give a shout out to world why he was there on the field. He scored 59 runs and faced 172 balls to take the team out of the panic situation.

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Tendulkar finished his career as the leading run-getter in international cricket, with 34,357 runs across formats — 15,921 in 200 Tests, 18426 in 463 ODIs and 10 in 1 T20 international. Sachin Tendulkar 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.

Sachin has decided not to celebrate his birthday this year as a mark of respect to the frontline workers leading India’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Tendulkar has already contributed a total of INR 50 lakh to the CM Relief fund. He is also involved with several other relief work initiatives.

Here are a few birthday wishes:

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