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Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: “The God of Cricket”

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar is celebrating his 45th birthday today. Five years ago, Tendulkar had said goodbye to international cricket, but even today, Tendulkar’s birthday craze goes to the whole of India. In India if cricket is considered like religion, then Sachin Tendulkar is his god. 

This day for his fans is not less than a festival as crores of his fans/cricket lovers regard Sachin Tendulkar as God, the day of April 24 is celebration for them. The Legend is known as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, the former Indian international cricketer is the highest run scorer of all time in international cricket.    

Tendulkar has aggregated the highest number of runs in Tests and ODI matches and ended his international cricketing career on a high note — by finishing off with 100 centuries. With 18,426 ODI runs and 15,921 Test cricket runs on his name, the Little Master has managed achievements which are far difficult to break. Sachin Tendulkar has also taken 46 Test wickets and 154 ODI wickets.

List of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar Hundreds

Country Tests ODIs
Australia 11 9
Bangladesh 5 1
England 7 2
Kenya 0 4
Namibia 0 1
New Zealand 4 5
Pakistan 2 5
South Africa 7 5
Sri Lanka 9 8
West Indies 3 4
Zimbabwe 3 5
TOTAL 51 49

Full List of Sachin Tendulkar Hundred with score:

Sl noScoreVsFormatVenueDate
1119*ENGTestManchester09 Aug 1990
2148*AUSTestSydney02 Jan 1992
3114AUSTestPerth01 Feb 1992
4111SATestJohannesburg26 Nov 1992
5165ENGTestChennai11 Feb 1993
6104*SLTestColombo (SSC)27 Jul 1993
7142SLTestLucknow18 Jan 1994
8110AUSODIColombo (RPS)09 Sep 1994
9115NZODIBaroda28 Oct 1994
10105WIODIJaipur11 Nov 1994
11179WITestNagpur01 Dec 1994
12112*SLODISharjah09 Apr 1995
13127*KENODICuttack18 Feb 1996
14137SLODIDelhi02 Mar 1996
15100PAKODISingapore05 Apr 1996
16118PAKODISharjah15 Apr 1996
17122ENGTestBirmingham06 Jun 1996
18177ENGTestNottingham04 Jul 1996
19110SLODIColombo (RPS)28 Aug 1996
20114SAODIMumbai14 Dec 1996
21169SATestCape Town02 Jan 1997
22104ZIMODIBenoni09 Feb 1997
23117NZODIBangalore14 May 1997
24143SLTestColombo (RPS)02 Aug 1997
25139SLTestColombo (SSC)09 Aug 1997
26148SLTestMumbai03 Dec 1997
27155*AUSTestChennai06 Mar 1998
28177AUSTestBangalore25 Mar 1998
29100AUSODIKanpur07 Apr 1998
30143AUSODISharjah22 Apr 1998
31134AUSODISharjah24 Apr 1998
32100*KENODIKolkata31 May 1998
33128SLODIColombo (RPS)07 Jul 1998
34127*ZIMODIBulawayo26 Sep 1998
35141AUSODIDhaka28 Oct 1998
36118*ZIMODISharjah08 Nov 1998
37124*ZIMODISharjah13 Nov 1998
38113NZTestWellington26 Dec 1998
40124*SLTestColombo (SSC)Feb-24-1999
42120SLODIColombo (SSC)Aug-29-1999
43126*NZTestMohali10 Oct 1999
44217NZTestAhmedabad29 Oct 1999
45186*NZODIHyderabad08 Nov 1999
46116AUSTestMelbourne26 Dec 1999
47122SAODIBaroda17 Mar 2000
48101SLODISharjah20 Oct 2000
49122ZIMTestDelhi18 Nov 2000
50201*ZIMTestNagpur25 Nov 2000
51146ZIMODIJodhpur08 Dec 2000
52126AUSTestChennai18 Mar 2001
53139AUSODIIndore31 Mar 2001
54122*WIODIHarare04 Jul 2001
55101SAODIJohannesburg05 Oct 2001
56146KENODIPaarl24 Oct 2001
57155SATestBloemfontein03 Nov 2001
58103ENGTestAhmedabad11 Dec 2001
59176ZIMTestNagpur21 Feb 2002
60117WITestPort of Spain19 Apr 2002
61105*ENGODIChester-le-Street04 Jul 2002
62113SLODIBristol11 Jul 2002
63193ENGTestLeeds22 Aug 2002
64176WITestKolkata30 Oct 2002
65152NAMODIPietermaritzburg23 Feb 2003
66100AUSODIGwalior26 Oct 2003
67102NZODIHyderabad15 Nov 2003
68241*AUSTestSydney02 Jan 2004
69141PAKODIRawalpindi16 Mar 2004
70194*PAKTestMultan28 Mar 2004
71248*BANTestDhaka10 Dec 2004
72123PAKODIAhmedabad12 Apr 2005
73109??SLTestDelhi10 Dec 2005
74100?PAKODIPeshawar06 Feb 2006
75141*WIODIKuala Lumpur14 Sep 2006
76100*WIODIBaroda31 Jan 2007
77101??BANTestChittagong18 May 2007
78122*BANTestDhaka25 May 2007
79154*AUSTestSydney02 Jan 2008
80153??AUSTestAdelaide24 Jan 2008
81117*AUSODISydney02 Mar 2008
82109AUSTestNagpur06 Nov 2008
83103*ENGTestChennai11 Dec 2008
84163*NZODIChristchurch08 Mar 2009
85160NZTestHamilton18 Mar 2009
86138SLODIColombo (RPS)14 Sep 2009
87175AUSODIHyderabad05 Nov 2009
88100*SLTestAhmedabad16 Nov 2009
89105*BANTestChittagong17 Jan 2010
90143BANTestDhaka24 Jan 2010
91100SATestNagpur06 Feb 2010
92106SATestKolkata14 Feb 2010
93200*SAODIGwalior24 Feb 2010
94203SLTestColombo (SSC)26 Jul 2010
95214AUSTestBangalore09 Oct 2010
96111*SATestCenturion16 Dec 2010
97146SATestCape Town02 Jan 2011
98120ENGODIBangalore27 Feb 2011
99111SAODINagpur12 Mar 2011
100114BANODIMirpur16 Mar2012


Here’s how fans wished the The God of Cricket on Twitter:

OMG Sachin:

Vaibhav: Sachin… Sachin… Sachin…

Mr. Dhananjaya Tweeted:

Happy birthday to the Pride of our Nation , an inspiration to millions of youth. Wishing you happiness always 💐💐💐


One Sun One Moon One & Only SACHIN TENDULKAR #HappyBirthdaySachin Happy Birthday God


This is what Preethi wrote:

Happy birthday god of cricket. You made my childhood awesome. We all grown up by seeing your game. SACHIN A BILLION DREAMS 💜 HAPPY BIRTHDAY SACHIN @sachin_rt

BCCI wished too

ICC: tweeted one of the epic innings of Sachin Tendulkar:

Saurav Ganguly his batting partner tweeted in style:

VVS Laxman sent a very very special birthday wishes

Three “I”s from Rohit Sharma

Inspirational. Impelling. Irreplaceable. Many happy returns to the greatest wish you a great day


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