Sachin Tendulkar turned 47 today (April 24). His legion of fans took to social media to wish the batting legend a very happy birthday. Check out some of the tweets from fans. #HappyBirthdaySachin is the top trend on Twitter on Friday
Bengaluru: It is batting legend Sachin Tendulkar’s 47th birthday today (April 24). The man, despite having retired from international cricket, continues to rule the hearts of cricket fans. Tendulkar’s millions of supporters started wishing the Master Blaster from yesterday.
On Twitter, #HappyBirthdaySachin started trending on Thursday (April 23) evening itself. There were over 2 lakh tweets on Tendulkar’s birthday as on Friday morning. #HappyBirthdaySachin is the top trend on Twitter.
Tendulkar, who made his international debut in 1989 against Pakistan, is the holder of many cricket records. He featured in a world record 200 Tests and 463 ODIs. He also played in one T20I.
He retired in November 2013 after playing his 200th and final Test match at this home ground Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. It has been seven years since he bid adieu to international cricket but the love and affection fans shower on him has not dwindled.
Tendulkar is the only batsman in the history of cricket to have scored 100 hundreds (51 in Tests, 49 in ODIs) in international cricket. He is the highest run scorer in both Tests (15,921 runs) and ODIs (18,426).
After retirement, Tendulkar has been an “icon” for Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians (MI). Recently, he was back on cricket field, playing for India Legends in the Road Safety World Series (RSWS).
Born on April 24, 1973 in Bombay (now Mumbai), Tendulkar made his first-class debut in 1988-89 season. At the age of 16, he made his Test debut, against Pakistan, in Karachi.
In 2011, playing his final World Cup, Tendulkar won the trophy on his home ground. He was carried around the ground by his teammates including Virat Kohli.
With India under a lockdown due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Tendulkar has decided to not celebrate his birthday this year.
Asianet Newsable joins millions of Tendulkar’s fans in wishing the superstar a very happy birthday.
Here are some of the birthday tweets for Tendulkar from fans
When the 17 year old Sachin Tendulkar scored his maiden test hundred - it helped India to save the test match in the 4th innings. He is still the youngest Indian to score a Test hundred.— R A T N I $ H (@LoyalSachinFan) April 24, 2020
ENG 519 & 320/4d
IND 432 & 343/6#HappyBirthdaySachin pic.twitter.com/jw6cY5HoPv
1 Man— TJ (@IamTarunJoshii) April 24, 2020
50816 Ball Faced
248* High Score
2 5wckt Haul
6 4wckts Haul
Thousands Of Records
Millions Of Memories#HappyBirthdaySachin 👇 pic.twitter.com/cBfLIzX9se
What a sight he was to watch while at his merry days. 🤩— DHONIsm™ ❤️ (@DHONIism) April 24, 2020
Happy Birthday to the man who inspired a generation of players and viewers with his charismatic stroke play and discipline ♥️#HappyBirthdaySachin pic.twitter.com/kEeF6C39Zs
#HappyBirthdaySachin— Praduman Tiwari (@ViratTiwar13) April 24, 2020
Most International Runs
Most International 100s
Most International 50s
Most Runs In World Cups
Most Runs in Single WC
Most 100s in World Cups
Most Man of the Match in International Cricket
Most Man of the Series in International Cricket
WORLD CUP WINNER 201 pic.twitter.com/od7CNd2NIY
Sometimes it's more than about runs in the case of Sachin. He had the power to unite all the people in India with his bat, that was the greatness of this man. Happy birthday @sachin_rt.#HappyBirthdaySachin pic.twitter.com/bX0UjkoDLy— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 23, 2020
Last Updated 24, Apr 2020, 12:28 PM