Sachin Tendulkar is not just a name today but it is brand which defines its success all around the world. The most prolific run scorer and extremely successful cricketer. He has hundreds of records on his name and every time he comes on ground with his bat, he breaks old records making his tally of records higher and higher.
Today he is the cricketer who has highest number of runs on his name in both tests and in ODIs. He was the only cricketer who has scored century of centuries. Throughout his career he kept achieving success and was nominated for his tremendous services in the field of sports. Apart from getting the man of the match and man of series awards he has been nominated as best batsman on numerous occasions. He has been awarded man of the match award 13 times and man of the series 4 times in the test cricket. He also received the man of the match award 60 times and man of the series award 14 times in the ODI. He was also chosen as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the year in 1997 and is ranked second in the list of 100 best batsman of all time.
Apart from the awards and rewards that he received on the cricket field, he had achieved recognition from national and international level. The list is longer and surely will keep increasing as he keeps serving the country. He was recipient of prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by government of India, for his contribution in the game of cricket. He has also received Arjuna Award for his remarkable achievements in the field of sports by government of India. He was recipient of the second highest civilian award Padma Shri awarded by government of India and Padma Vibhushan the highest civilian awards from Government of India. Also he was recipient of Maharastra Bhushan Award from Government of Maharastra for his highly valuable services. He was given the Honorary Membership of the Order of Australia, by the government of Australia.
Recently, Tendulakar was nominated as Rajya Sabha which was proposed by President of India. Tendular became the first active sportsperson and the first cricketer to have joined Rajya Sabha.Even Tendulkar became the first cricketer who has his wax statue in Madame Tussauds wax museum, in London.
There are many unofficial awards and feats which can also become part of his life time achievements. As a person Sachin always gives credit of his success to his parents, family members and his coach Ramakant Acharekar. There are many budding cricketers and cricket organizations which get constant support and help from Tendulkar, who always shows concern in other peoples’ life.