Sachin Tendulkar century craze started at age 12, says brother Ajit

Sachin Tendulkar made his international debut in 1989 when he was just 16. Since then, till 2013, he has played 463 ODIs scoring 49 hundreds while in 200 Tests he has 51 hundreds to his credit.

updated: April 25, 2014 12:11 IST
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Sachin Tendulkar's hunger for centuries was developed long before he made it to the Indian team at a record-breaking age of 16. In fact, the batting maestro, who retired last November from all forms of cricket, was always keen to get to the three-figure mark even when he was a 12-year-old kid.

Ajit Tendulkar, Sachin's elder brother and one of the guiding forces in his 24-year career, recalled the time when Sachin was restless to score his first ever hundred. "He was just 12, playing a Harris Shield inter-school match.

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