He is undoubtedly one of the greatest cricketers that the game has seen. 100 centuries and over 3,5000 runs scored from his legendary willow.
This great ambassador of the gentleman's game has seen his share of highs and lows in 24-year long cricketing career.
But did you know Sachinfor a long time was miffed with the man who actually introduced him to cricket.
Also when he struck his first century as a school kid, Sachin got a scolding instead of appreciation.
Also, as Sachin turns 40, we also take a look at some of the off-field controversies that Sachin faced.