Last Updated: February 28, 2015, 10:16 IST
Sachin was presented with the ICC's Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for Cricketer of the Year 2010.
Tendulkar was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award in 2008 for exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in cricket.
In a rare gesture, the Indian Air Force conferred him the honorary title of Group Captain in 2010.
The world's leading run-scorer in ODIs and Tests was given the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 1997–98, India's highest honour given for achievement in sports. He had been presented with the Arjuna Award in 1994.
The living legend was presented with the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1997.
In October 2010 Sachin was awarded for Outstanding Achievement in Sport and the People's Choice Award at The Asian Awards in London.
Sachin Tendulkar was given the Maharashtra Bhushan Award in 2001. It is the Maharashtra State's highest Civilian Award presented annually by the government of Maharashtra state in India.
Despite the Prime Minister's office having recommended the Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar, there was no announcement made even as the Padma awards list was made public on Tuesday. So while his fans wait for the country's highest civilian honour to be bestowed on the maestro, here's a quick recap of the many awards and honours he has received in the last two decades.