International Debut: Sachin Tendulkar made his debut for the Indian cricket team at the age of 16 in November 1989 in a Test match against Pakistan.

First International Century: He scored his first international century at the age of 17 in 1990 against England at Old Trafford.

Master Blaster: Tendulkar is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, consisting of 51 Test centuries and 49 One Day International (ODI) centuries.

Cricket Records: He holds numerous cricket records, including being the leading run-scorer in both Test cricket and One Day Internationals. He was the first male cricketer to score a double century in ODIs.

Bharat Ratna: He is the only sportsperson to have been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award.

First Player to Reach 10,000 Runs in ODIs: Sachin Tendulkar was the first batsman in the history of ODI cricket to reach the milestone of 10,000 runs.