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Top 10 Small Athletes: #3 Sachin Tendulkar

There will be two reactions to Sachin Tendulkar's spot in our countdown.

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Some of you will say: "What?! Who the heck is Sachin Tendulkar?"

And others will say: "What?! How is Sachin Tendulkar only Number 3?"

For those of you unfamiliar with Tendulkar, he might be the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket, one of the world's most popular sports.

Nicknamed "The Little Master," the 5' 5" Tendulkar is a technician on the cricket pitch, able to do whatever he wants against any bowler in the world.

Among his honors, he was Player of the Tournament in the 2003 Cricket World Cup and Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1997. Even at age 36, he's showing no signs of slowing down. 

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