Cricket is a bat and ball game where there is a pitch with a wicket at each end and two bails balanced on three stumps.
The objective of the game is to score as many runs as possible against the opposing team.
Sachin is considered one of the greatest batsmen in cricket. He is a former international cricketer. He has captained the Indian national team. Sachin started playing cricket at 11 years old and made his debut at 15 years old for the Test Match. Halfway throughout his career he was ranked the second-greatest Test batsman. In 2011, he was part of the Indian team that won the Cricket world Cup. In 1994 he received the Arjuna Award and the Khel Ratna Award in 1997, India’s highest sporting honor. In 1999 and 2008 he won the Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan awards, respectively. After his last match in 2013 he was awarded the Bharat Ratna the highest civilian award.
April 24, 1973