Master blaster turns 44 on Monday and #HappyBirthdaySachin started trending on the social media.Tendulkar was born on April 24, 1973. The iconic Sachin Tendulkar holds number of recods on his name but there are some facts that we are not aware of.
Lets have a look at 10 interesting and unknown facts about Sachin Tendulkar.
1. Sachin made his Test debut at the age of 16 years against Pakistan.
He is the youngest Indian player to play county cricket in England.
Sachin Tendulkar was named after his father's favourite musician SD Burman.
Sachin is the only player with 11000 test runs and 44 wickets.
Sachin Tendulkar is the only cricketer having a wax statue at Madame Tussaud's
Post office issued an stamp after he played his 200th Test match.
Sachin used to play with the heaviest bat which weighed 3.2 lbs.
Sachin Tendulkar's father died in 1999, in the next match he played, Sachin scored 140 runs and dedicated it to his father.
Sachin became richest cricketer in 1995 after he signed a massive deal of Rs 31.5 crores with World tel.
Sachin Tendulkar's first car was Maruti 800.