Sachin Tendulkar Social Media
|Full Name:||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Facebook Followers:||31 Millions||Twitter Followers:||32 Millons|
|Instagram Followers:||23 Millons|
Popularly regarded as the God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar needs no introduction. Making his debut at just 16 years of age, Tendulkar showed his brilliance with the bat in only his first international tour against Pakistan.
He went on to make a plethora of records and played for 24 long years. Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for scoring the most number of runs and centuries in international cricket.
On 14th November 2013, Sachin Tendulkar retired from all forms of cricket.
While he has retired from international cricket, he regularly updates his fans about his life post retirement on all his social media platforms.
Here’s a look in depth on his social media platforms:
Sachin Tendulkar's Facebook Profile
Sachin Tendulkar made his debut on Facebook on 10th September, 2012. Sachin announced his arrival with a video message.
“I’ll like to welcome you to my Facebook family. As a child I always dreamt of playing cricket for India and I chased my dream of winning the World Cup for 22 years. It wouldn’t have been possible without your support. I wanna take this opportunity to thank all of you for having prayed for me and wish well for me. I look forward to sharing my experience with you, join me on my Facebook so that we both can share this experience and go through this journey together.” He said in the video message.
Sachin Tendulkar’s facebook account is managed by Gurgaon based company named Seven3 Rockers. Sachin remains quite active on Facebook and never shies away from entertaining his fans with interesting posts.
Sachin boasts of a huge fan following on Facebook, having more than 31 million followers.
Sachin Tendulkar Twitter Account
The first social media platform where Sachin stepped on to was Twitter. He made his debut on Twitter on 6th May 2010. In the first four hours of joining Twitter, Sachin garnered 5,000 followers and the little master was quite impressed with the growth and also tweeted to show gratitude for the same.
“Can’t believe the response I got in such a short time. Had a wonderful dinner with my close friends tonight. The evening was superb. Goodnight. (sic)” he tweeted.
He has over 32 million followers on Twitter account.
Sachin Tendulkar Instagram Account
On his 42nd birthday, Sachin Tendulkar made his Instagram debut. On 24th April 2015, Sachin Tendulkar announced his arrival on Instagram. He uploaded a picture of his whole family while thanking everyone for the birthday wishes.
Sachin Tendulkar regularly posts picture on Instagram and has more than 23 million followers on the picture-sharing app.
Recent Social Media Activities
1. Sachin promoting a noble cause of helping people with special needs:
Sachin Tendulkar might have retired from the cricket field but still inspire people off the field by promoting noble causes and help inspire change in society.
On one of his Instagram posts, Sachin can be seen placing his hands to close his eyes with a caption, telling people to be inclusive to those who have special needs. Tagging Jai Vakeel Foundation, Sachin urged people to help intellectually-disable achieve a decent quality of life.
2. Sachin posts a video to motivate people to stay fit amidst Covid-19:
While the world is fighting with the deadly coronavirus, Sachin Tendulkar recently came up with a video to stay fit while staying at home and not lose hope.
This Lockdown has been tough for everyone but we shall not give up. Let’s Keep Moving and keep ourselves fit and healthy. How are you guys at Team @idbifederallifeofficial keeping yourselves fit? He wrote as caption.
3. Sachin Tendulkar writes a note on Yuvraj Singh’s retirement anniversary:
On 10th January 2020, Sachin Tendulkar wrote a note on the completion of Yuvraj Singh’s retirement anniversary. Expressing his love towards the left-hander, Sachin went down the memory lane to recall his first memory of Yuvraj.
Yuvi, the first glimpse the world got of you may have been in the Champions Trophy in 2000 but my first memory of you was during the Chennai camp. I couldn’t help but notice how athletic and deceptively quick you were at point. What I also realised that you had a wonderful six hitting ability and it was evident you could clear any ground in the world with ease. We have shared so many memorable moments playing for India together and it was an absolute joy to have you as a teammate. God bless and keep inspiring the younger generation,” wrote the God of Cricket.
Sachin's Social Media Controversies
1. Sachin Tendulkar informing the nation about his son’s fake Twitter handle account:
Sachin Tendulkar once took to twitter to inform about a fake Twitter account with his son’s username. He further clarified that his son was not using Twitter and someone with a fake account is posting controversial tweets.
“I wish to clarify that my son Arjun & daughter Sara are not on Twitter. The account @jr_tendulkar is wrongfully impersonating Arjun and posting malicious tweets against personalities & institutions. Requesting @TwitterIndia to act on this as soon as possible.” He wrote.
I wish to clarify that my son Arjun & daughter Sara are not on Twitter.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 27, 2019
The account @jr_tendulkar is wrongfully impersonating Arjun and posting malicious tweets against personalities & institutions. Requesting @TwitterIndia to act on this as soon as possible.
2. When Sachin Tendulkar’s “no positive intent” comment didn’t go down well with MS Dhoni fans:
In the 2019 World Cup game against Afghanistan, MS Dhoni played one of the worst innings of his international career, scoring 28 off 52 balls. Though India had won that game, Sachin Tendulkar wasn’t pretty impressed with Dhoni, saying that he lacked positive intent.
“I felt slightly disappointed, it could have been much better. I was also not happy with the partnership between Kedar and Dhoni, it was very slow. We batted 34 overs of spin bowling and scored 119 runs. This was one area where we didn’t look comfortable at all. There was no positive intent,” Tendulkar said.
This didn’t go down well with the fans as they went berserk at Tendulkar.
Sachin Tendulkar's Personal Life
Born on 24th April 1973 in Mumbai, who knew that the child would go on to become the greatest batsman in world cricket. Sachin was born to Ramesh Tendulkar, who was a Marathi novelist, and Rajni Tendulkar, who worked in an insurance company. He was the youngest of his four siblings.
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Sachin Tendulkar's Stats
Sachin Tendulkar is regarded as the God of cricket. He rules the record books, having a host of records to his name. Sachin Tendulkar has the most number of runs in both ODI as well as Test cricket besides having the most number of centuries in international cricket.
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