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Published on 05 Feb 2018 / In People & Blogs

Tendulkar won the 2010 Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year at the ICC awards.[He has been recommended for the receipt of the Bharat Ratna award, in fact it has been speculated that the criteria for the award of the Bharat Ratna were changed to allow him receive the award. He is also a member of Rajya Sabha of Parliament of India.[8] Tendulkar passed 30,000 runs in international cricket on 20 November 2009. On 5 December 2012, Tendulkar became first batsman in history to cross the 34,000 run aggregate in all formats of the game put together. At 36 years and 306 days, he became the first ever player to score a double-century in the history of ODIs. Two years later he became the first player to score 100 international centuries. As of June 2013, Tendulkar has played 662 matches in international cricket.

Tendulkar has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan award, India's second highest civilian award, and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, India's highest sporting honour. He was also the first sportsperson and the first one without aviation background to be awarded the honorary rank of Group Captain by the Indian Air Force. Tendulkar has received honorary doctorates from University of Mysore and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Sachin holds the 19th rank in ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen as of 17 March 2013.[15] On 1 August 2012, Sachin Tendulkar was nominated for the ICC People's Choice award for the third time.[16] In 2012, he was nominated to Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India.Sachin tendulkar was ranked 78th richest sportsman in the world according to the Forbes' list of world's highest-paid athletes for the year 2012. In June 2013 list, Forbes ranked Sachin at 51st position in highest paid athletes list, with his total earnings were estimated to be USD 22 million.

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