How Well Do You Know Sachin Tendulkar?

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Sachin Tendulkar Quizzes & Trivia

The Master Blaster of Indian cricket announces his retirement from internation cricket. Take our quiz on his illustrious cricketing career and achievements


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    • Against which team did he score a century on first-class debut?

    • A.

      Gujarat

    • B.

      Bengal

    • C.

      Baroda

    Correct Answer
    A. Gujarat
    Explanation
    He scored a century on his first-class debut against the team Gujarat.

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  • 2. 

    What was the venue of his Test debut in 1989?

    • A.

      Lords, England

    • B.

      Karachi, Pakistan

    • C.

      Wankhede Stadium

    Correct Answer
    B. Karachi, Pakistan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Karachi, Pakistan. This is because the question is asking about the venue of his Test debut in 1989, and Karachi, Pakistan is the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    • This English bowler dropped him en-route to his maiden Test century at Old Trafford in 1990

    • A.

      Chris Lewis

    • B.

      Phil Tuffnel

    • C.

      Eddie Hemmings

    Correct Answer
    C. Eddie Hemmings
    Explanation
    Eddie Hemmings is the correct answer because he was the English bowler who dropped the batsman en-route to his maiden Test century at Old Trafford in 1990.

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  • 4. 

    What was the venue of his maiden ODI century?

    • A.

      Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

    • B.

      Old Trafford, England

    • C.

      Eden Gardens, Kolkata

    Correct Answer
    A. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. This suggests that the venue where the person scored their first ODI century was at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

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  • 5. 

    In which year did Tendulkar win the cricketer of the year at the ICC awards?

    • A.

      2008

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2011

    Correct Answer
    B. 2010
    Explanation
    Tendulkar won the cricketer of the year at the ICC awards in 2010.

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  • 6. 

    What honorary rank did the Indian Air Force confer him with?

    • A.

      Air Officer

    • B.

      Group Captain

    • C.

      Wing Commander

    Correct Answer
    B. Group Captain
    Explanation
    The Indian Air Force conferred him with the honorary rank of Group Captain. This rank is higher than Wing Commander and Air Officer. Group Captain is a senior commissioned rank in the Indian Air Force, equivalent to the rank of Colonel in the Army. It signifies a high level of expertise, responsibility, and leadership within the Air Force.

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  • 7. 

    Sachin scored his epic 100th century at this venue

    • A.

      Mohali Stadium, Chandigarh

    • B.

      Galle International Stadium, Galle

    • C.

      Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur

    Correct Answer
    C. Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
    Explanation
    Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th century at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. This venue is located in Mirpur, Bangladesh. It is a renowned cricket stadium and has witnessed many memorable matches. Sachin's century at this venue was a significant milestone in his career, making it a historic moment for cricket fans worldwide.

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  • 8. 

    Sachin has never scored a century against this country despite playing against it

    • A.

      Kenya

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Bangladesh

    Correct Answer
    B. Ireland
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer, Ireland, is that Sachin Tendulkar, the Indian cricketer, has never scored a century against this country despite playing against them. This implies that he has played against Kenya and Bangladesh but has managed to score a century against them at some point in his career. However, he has never achieved the same feat against Ireland.

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  • 9. 

    Tendulkar has taken the most number of catches in his international career off this bowler

    • A.

      Anil Kumble

    • B.

      Harbhajan Singh

    • C.

      Javagal Srinath

    Correct Answer
    A. Anil Kumble
    Explanation
    Anil Kumble is the correct answer because he is known for his exceptional bowling skills and has taken the most number of catches in his international career. This indicates that he was successful in creating opportunities for his team by getting batsmen out through catches. Harbhajan Singh and Javagal Srinath, although also talented bowlers, did not have as many catches as Kumble in their international careers. Therefore, Kumble stands out as the bowler off whom Tendulkar has taken the most catches.

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  • 10. 

    Against which country did he score his maiden Test double century?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      New Zealand

    Correct Answer
    C. New Zealand
    Explanation
    He scored his maiden Test double century against New Zealand.

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