Achievements and accolades

Awards won by Sachin Tendulkar :

  • 1994: Sandeepreddy Award for achievements in cricket
  • 1997: Tendulkar was one of the five cricketers selected as Wisden Cricketer of the Year
  • 1997/98: India's highest sporting honour – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
  • 1999: Padma Shri – India's fourth highest civilian award
  • ICC World ODI XI: 2004, 2007, 2010
  • 2008: Padma Vibhushan – India's second highest civilian award
  • ICC World Test XI: 2009, 2010, 2011
  • 2010: ICC Cricketer of the year – Highest award in the ICC listings
  • 2010: LG People's Choice Award
  • Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World 1997, 2010, 2012

Sachin also received many awards from news and magazines :
  1. Time magazine named him as one of the Asian Heroes in November 2006, 
  2. In December 2006, he was named "Sports person of the Year"
  3. In June 2009, Time magazine included his Test Debut in "Top 10 Sporting Moments".
  4. In 2010, he was voted as one of the world's 100 most influential people in "The 2010 TIME 100" poll conducted by Time magazine.
  5. In a poll conducted by Zee News in August 2003, he was named "Greatest Sportsman" of the country.
  6. The current India Poised campaign run by The Times of India nominated him as the Face of New India.
  7. In February 2010,he was declared "Sports Icon of the Year for 21 years" by NDTV.

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