Cricket is really an Indian game that was mistakenly invented in England. The English people had obviously invented cricket but it was only due to the Indians that cricket has become so popular. In India, cricket is considered as a religion and the cricket players are considered as the gods. The Indian people act like devotees who can even contribute their blood for the sake of cricket. Cricket also helps India to grow economically as it provides a huge amount of revenues to everyone involved in it.
Indian people are crazy about the gods ie the players. Almost all the players of Indian Cricket Team are considered as national hero. However, the god of all gods is Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. Sachin, popularly known as 'Little Master' has served Indian National Team nearly for 20 years. He is known as a right-hand batsman all over the world. He is famous for his attacking style and technique. He has blended style and technique in a right amount in his batting.
He is even famous as a leg-break and slow medium pace bowler. He can be termed as an all-rounder as he has performed well as batsman, bowler, and fielder. No other cricketer in this world is as versatile as Sachin. He has a great respect and fame all over the world. He is worshiped as the god of cricket in all over the world.
As a batsman he has achieved almost all the personal milestones. He has the highest runs in tests. He also holds the most runs in one-day internationals. He is the highest century scorer in both test and one-day internationals. With 99 centuries in his 20 years long international career, he is now going to touch a new milestone of centuries of century. He has also made a world record by hitting 200 off 147 balls against South Africa. This is the first double century in one-day internationals. There is not a single bowler in this world who has not dared to bow Sachin. He has a god gifted talent in him. This is the reason why he is still playing for Team India while all his contemporaries have retired.
Sachin has shown up his skills even in t20 cricket. Due to his aggressive batting style he is not negligible in this newest form of cricket. In IPL t20 cricket he is an active team member of Mumbai Indians. He became the 6th batsman to score 500 plus runs in a single edition of IPL t20 cricket. He also became the first captain to aggregate 500 plus runs in an IPL edition. With 8 fifties in IPL, he also owns the record for most fifties made by a captain in IPL t20 cricket tournament.
Sachin has added another feather in his cap by winning the ICC World Cup in 2011. This was such an achievement that let Sachin sit with the same seat of other great predecessors such as Kapil Dev, Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting, Sunil Gavaskar, etc.
In spite of being attacked by 'Tennis Elbow' during the middle of his cricketing career, Sachin Tendulkar had never given up. His talent, tenacity, temperament made him the great of all greats. If cricket is a religion then Sachin is the God of Cricket.