34. Sept 2010 - Tendulkar was the first individual without an aviation background to be awarded the honorary rank of Group Captain by the Indian Air Force.
35. Dec 19, 2010 - Brought up his 50th Test century at the Centurion against South Africa also becoming the most capped player in Test cricket, surpassing Steve Waugh's tally of 168 Tests.
36. Feb 19, 2011 - Became the most capped player in ODIs with the World Cup opening game vs Bangladesh, surpassing Sanath Jayasuriya's tally of 444 matches.
37. Apr 2, 2011 - Hits two hundreds and is first to score 2000 runs in World Cups as India win the World Cup beating Sri Lanka in the final at Wankhede. He also scored a 85 in the semi-final against Pakistan, and was the second-highest run-getter in the tournament with 482 at an average of 53.55.
38. Mar 16, 2012 - More than a year after scoring his 99th international hundred, Tendulkar reaches the landmark that might never be equaled, scored his 100th international ton against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
39. Tendulkar has 13 coins from his coach Ramakant Achrekar. He would win a coin if he could get through an entire session of nets without being dismissed.
Image: Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar gestures after India's win at the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match against Pakistan at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on March 18, 2012.