14 interesting facts about the maestro Sachin Tendulkar

The Little Maestro: Sachin Tendulkar


Here are 14 interesting facts about the little maestro Sachin Tendulkar:

  1. The Master Blaster once fielded for arch-rivals Pakistan as a substitute during a practice match against
    India at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in the year 1988.
  2. The Maestro is the 1st active cricketer to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
  3. Sachin was a ball boy during the 1987 World Cup match between India and Zimbabwe at Wankhede Stadium.
  4. As an ambitious fast bowler, Tendulkar was rejected by Dennis Lillee’s MRF Pace Foundation in 1987.
  5. Maruti-800 was the first car used by the little master.
  6. As a kid, Sachin Tendulkar used to sleep with his cricket gear.
  7. Sachin is very fond of watches and perfumes.
  8. Paaji ( name given by Harbhajan Singh ) was the first ever cricketer to be given out by third umpire.
  9. Sachin is the youngest Indian to play county cricket.
  10. In the year 1995, Sachin went to watch Roja movie in theatre with a beard and disguise. Unfortunately for him it all went wrong when his glasses fell off and people in the theatre recognized him.
  11. Sachin Tendulkar used a very heavy bat during his career. The weight of his bat was 3.2lbs. Only South African Allrounder Lance Klusener used heavier bat in cricketing world.
  12. Sachin was a big fan of the tennis legend John McEnroe. Sachin once grew his hair and tied a band around in order to copy his idol.
  13. Tennis legends Pete Sampras and Boris Becker consider Sachin Tendulkar as their role model.
  14. Sachin is very possessive about his Ferrari and his possessiveness can be judged by the fact that his wife Anjali is not allowed to touch it.

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