- He has also captained India in 73 ODIs, winning only 23 of them. Mohd Azharuddin was credited with saying "Nahin jeetega! Chote ki naseeb main jeet nahin hai!"62
- Of the four highest civilian awards given by the Government of India, Sachin has been awarded the Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan and Bharat Ratna. He is the only cricketer to get the Padma Vibhushan and Bharat Ratna.
63 - Sachin has opened two restaurants: Tendulkar's (Colaba, Mumbai) and Sachin's (Mulund, Mumbai) and Bangalore. Sachin owns these restaurants in partnership with Sanjay Narang of Mars Restaurants.
64 - Sachin has taken 46 wickets in Test cricket - his first victim was Merv Hughes at Sydney in the 1991/92 series
65 - He is the eleventh highest wicket taker for India in ODIs with 154 wickets including two five wicket hauls to his credit.
66 - His bunny in ODIs was Inzamam-ul-Haq who he dismissed 7 times. He also had the satisfaction of dismissing Brian Lara four times.
67 - When Sir Donald Bradman chose his dream cricket XI shortly before his death, Sachin was chosen to bat at No.4 - one spot behind Sir Donald himself.
68 - As the Don once said, "I saw him playing on television and was struck by his technique, so I asked my wife to come look at him. Now I never saw myself play, but I feel that this player is playing much the same as I used to play, and she looked at him on television and said yes, there is a similarity between the two...his compactness, technique, stroke production... it all seemed to gel!"
69 - Sachin went to visit the Don at his home in Adelaide on his 90th birthday, along with Shane Warne. Sachin revealed later that the Don had an impish sense of humour. "We were talking about averages and I said, 'Sir Don, if you were playing today, what would you have averaged?' And he said, '70 – probably.' I asked, 'Why 70 and not your actual average of 99?' Bradman said, 'Come on, an average of 70 is not bad for a 90-year-old man.'"
70 - He has brought up his century with a six four times in Tests - equalling a record set by Ken Barrington.