Wednesday, December 22, 2010

SACHIN TENDULKAR - A Job Application profile

 Sachin Tendulkar: Curriculum Vitae
Sachin Tendulkar, Bandra, Mumbai, India. On Twitter: @sachin_rt


To seek career challenges keeping in view my past achievements and future goals. And to set new industry benchmarks in everything I endeavour.


International Cricketer: Indian National Cricket Team [1989 onwards]
First Class Cricketer: Mumbai, West Zone, Yorkshire [1988 onwards]
Junior Cricketer: Shardashram School, Bombay U-15, West Zone U-15 [1985-1988].


Indian Cricket Team: 1996-1997; 1999-2000.
Others: Mumbai, West Zone, Mumbai Indians, etc. [Various Times]


1.664*—Enough said. [Mumbai, 1988]
2.114*—Rescue mission against Spiteful Yellow Men on Green Earth. [Perth, 1991]
3.523 runs—Mission My World Cup. [India, 1996]
4.155*—Operation Deflate Warne [Chennai, 1998]
5.143 & 134—Operation Desert Storm [Sharjah, 1998]
6.136—Rescue Mission against the Vile Green Warriors on Dusty Earth [Chennai, 1999]
7.98—Operation Tame Vile Green Warriors [Centurion, 2003]
8.672 runs—Mission My World Cup II. [South Africa, 2003]
9.241* and 60*—Mission Avoid Cover Drive [Sydney, 2004]
10.117* and 93—Operation Slay Goliath [Sydney & Brisbane, 2008]
11.103*—Mission Heal Mumbai [Chennai, 2008]
12.200*—Mt 200 [Gwalior 2010]


1.122—Mission Hold The Empire [Edgbaston, 1996]
2.126—Operation Protect Final Frontier [Chennai, 2001]
3.117—Operation Kings of Queens Park [Port of Spain, 2002]
4.193—Mission Conquer Leeds [Leeds, 2002]
5.194*—Mission Sultan of Multan [Multan, 2004]
6.111*—Half-centurion in Centurion [Centurion, 2010]


1.119*—Operation Bat Till Bedtime [Manchester, 1990]
2.82—Mission Find New Opener [Christchurch, 1993]
3.1-0-3-0—Operation Hold South Africa [Kolkata, 1993]
4.169—Operation Counterattack [Cape Town, 1996]
5.140*—Operation This Is For You, Father [Bristol, 1999]
6.175—Mission Save Series [Hyderabad, 2009]


1. Hundreds on Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Irani Trophy debut.
2. India‟s youngest Test and ODI cricketer at age 16 years, 207 days.
3. Most runs in Tests and ODIs (14,080 and 17,598).
4. Most hundreds in Tests and ODIs (50 and 46).
5. Most ODI appearances (442)
6. Most Tests appearances (175).
7. 20 hundreds against Australia, the best team of my era.
8. 1894 runs and 9 hundreds in ODIs in 1998, a record.
9. 7 Test hundreds and 1543 Test runs in 2010, an Indian record.
10. 1796 runs in five World Cups.
11. Only cricketer with the 150 wickets and 15,000 runs in ODIs.
12. First cricketer to score 40 and 50 Test hundreds.
13. First cricketer to score 20, 30 and 40 ODI hundreds.


I have interests in the food and beverages industry. I partly own two restaurants in Mumbai:
Tendulkar‟s(Colaba, 2002).
Sachin‟s(Mulund, 2004)


PhD in Cricket.
Secondary School, Shardashram Vidhya Mandir, Mumbai.


I‟ve mastered nearly every cricket stroke in the book, but have a special reputation for these.
1. The Thunderous Bowler-Decapitating Straight Drive
2. Back-foot Punch Through Cover
3. Acute Paddle Sweep
4. Slog Sweep Against Turning Leg-Break
5. Effortless Wristy Flick Through Square Leg
6. Point-Killing Square Cut


Cars & Racing:
I love fast driving. I also own a Ferrari 360 Modena.
I am a foodie with a fondness for seafood.
I enjoy collecting music. Some of my favourites are Kishore Kumar, Mark Knopfler, MLTR.


1. Arjuna Award [1994]
2. Wisden Cricketer of the Year: [1997]
3. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna [1997-98]
4. Padma Shri [1999]
5. Player of the Tournament, World Cup [2003]
6. ICC Gary Sobers Trophy for Cricketer of The Year [2010]
7. ICC World ODI XI: 2004, 2007, 2008
8. ICC World Test XI: 2009, 2010
9. Rajiv Gandhi Award for Sports [2005]
10. Padma Vibhushan [2008]
11. Man of Match Awards: 74
ODIs: 61 times
Tests: 14 times
12. Man of the Series Awards: 19
    a. ODIs: 15
    b. Tests: 5


1.“AB, this little prick will make more runs than you.”—Merv Hughes to Allan Border. [1991]
2.“This kid bats just like I did” —Donald Bradman, World Greatest Batsman. Ever. [1998]
3.“I'll be going to bed having nightmares of Sachin just running down the wicket and belting me back over the head for six.He
is the best batsman I‟ve ever bowled to.” —Shane Warne, World‟s Greatest Leg Spinner.[1998]
4.“Shit, I‟m sick of this *$#%!” —Michael Kasprowicz, Australia‟s Fast Bowler. [1998]
5.“He will end up with 50 tons in each form of the game.” —Wasim Akram, World‟s Greatest Left-arm Pacer. [2002]
6.“Jaanta hai tooney kiska catch chhoda hai?” —Wasim Akram to Abdul Razzaq. [2003]
7.“All we need is 11 Sachins.”—Paul Strang, Zimbabwe Leg Spinner. [1996]
8.“Cricket is our religion, Sachin is our god.” —[Repeated ad nauseum by millions of fans].
9.“Nothing bad can happen to us if we‟re on a plane in India with Sachin Tendulkar on it.” —Hashim Amla, South Africa Batsman. [2004]
10.“The archives recall not one single incriminating incident, not one drunken escapade, not one reported affair, not one spat with a team-mate or re
porter. As Matthew Parris wondered of Barack Obama in these pages recently, is he human?” — Michael Atherton, Former England Captain. [2008]
11.“I have seen God; he bats at No. 4 for India.” —Matthew Hayden, Australia Opener. [2008]
12.“There will never be another Sachin.” —Muttiah Muralitharan,World‟s Most Successful Bowler. [2009]
13.“If I‟ve to bowl to Sachin, I‟ll bowl with my helmet on. He hits the ball so hard.” Dennis Lille, Cricket‟s McEnroe & Fast Bowling Legend. [Undated]
14.“Tendulkar is the best batsmen in the world ahead of Steve Waugh and Lara.” —Glenn McGrath,Australia‟s Most Successful Pace Bowler. [Undated]
15.“Sachin is a genius. I‟m a mere mortal.” —Brian Lara,Tendulkar‟s Greatest Frenemy. [Undated]
16.“I haven‟t seen Bradman playing, but I have seen Sachin. To me, he himself is a milestone, and the best cricketer in the world.” —Sourav Ganguly, India‟s most successful captain
17.“Sachin Tendulkar has been the most complete batsman of his time, and arguably the biggest cricket icon as well.”—Sambit Bal, Editor, Cricinfo


1.Sachin: The Story of the World's Greatest Batsman [by Gulu Ezekiel]
2.The A to Z of Sachin Tendulkar [by Gulu Ezekiel]
3.Sachin Tendulkar —A Definitive Biography [by Vaibhav Purandare]
4.Sachin Tendulkar —Masterful [by Peter Murray, Ashish Shukla]
5.Tendulkar Opus [by Opus Media Group]

 Are you kidding me?

Fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.

Date of birth:April 24, 1973
Family:Wife Anjali, daughter Sara, son Arjun.

Approximately Rs 60 crore annually
(That‟s Rs 600,000,000 or USD 13 million or GBP 7.8 million or Euro 8.7 million). 
Sachin Tendulkar
Mumbai, December 21, 2010

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