On this Day: Sachin Tendulkar Made His Debut in International Cricket in 1989

Sachin Tendulkar made his debut in international cricket on November 15, 1989.

He made his debut in a Test match between India and Pakistan that was played in Karachi in 1989. In the same match, Pakistan’s pacer Waqar Younis had also made his debut. The match had finished in a draw.

Since then, Tendulkar has forged his name in history as the ‘bgreatest batsman of all time’ and he additionally got nicknamed as the ‘Expert Blaster’.

Tendulkar, bid adieu to international cricket in 2013 and to date, he remains the most run-scorer in both, Tests as well as ODIs. He additionally has the record for enlisting most international centuries.

Last year, Tendulkar became the sixth Indian to get to get into the ICC Hall of Fame. The 46-year-old made his introduction for India at 16 years old and quickly turned into nation’s number one cricketer.

He made 34,357 runs across formats, which is more than 6,000 runs ahead of the second-placed former Sri Lanka cricketer Kumar Sangakkara.

The Master Blaster has likewise filled in as a coach to the Mumbai Indians that contends in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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