Peaklife brings you interesting facts about Sachin Tendulkar.
One of the greatest batsmen of all time and the God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar has created an unparalleled career. With his numerous records and glorious to the country and across the globe He has gained abundant fans. The little master serves as an inspiration to the millions of people who dream and achieve their goals.
With the recent announcement of the new film Sachin: A Billion Dreams directed by James Erskine surely the fans of Sachin are very overwhelmed.With his timeless elegance, beautiful strokes and relentless dedication to the game, Sachin has accomplished a lot in his career and still instigates us more.
Here are some little-known, interesting nuggets about the master.
A passionate collector
During his early days, Tendulkar would win a coin from his coach RamakantAchrekar if he could bat through an entire session of nets without being dismissed. Tendulkar has 13 such coins.
Sachin’s fad for cars
Sachin’s first car was a Maruti-800, and today he has numerous collections ranging from BMW series to Ferrari. Sachin is so possessive about his Ferrari that wife Anjali is not allowed to drive it.
A Music lover
Sachin loves Kishore Kumar tracks and rock group Dire Straits.
Passionate for Luxury Watches and Exquisite Perfumes
Sachin Tendulkar loves collecting perfumes and watches. Some of the watches he owns are Audemars Piguet, Franck Muller, Panerai, Girard-Perregaux and Rolex.
Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian cricketer to get all the three awards including Rajiv Gandhi KhelRatna, Arjuna Award and Padma Shri by the Indian government.
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