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Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar : The Man Of Records

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Sachin Tendulkar is arguably the best batsman of Modern Cricketing World. He has rewritten the History of Cricket. The numerous records, both in Test and One Day International, made him the greatest of all time.

In his cricketing career, Tendulkar made 15,921 runs in 200 test matches ( Avg 53.78 ) and 18,426 runs in 463 ODIs ( Avg 44.83).

Here’re few records Sachin made in his 20+ years career.

1. Sachin played the most number of One-Day Internationals i.e. 463 matches.

2. Sachin was declared 62 times Man of the Match award which is the highest.

3. He was adjusted most Number of Man of the Series award (15 times).

4. Sachin has the longest ODI playing period i.e. 22 years 91 days.

5. He is the only player till now to accomplish rare ODI triple i.e 15000 runs (18426), 100 wickets (154) and 100 catches (140).

6. He holds the record of Most ODI runs (18426 runs in 463 matches)

7. Also holds the record of Most ODI centuries ( 49 ) till now.

8. He is the only batsman to register 8 or more hundreds against two nations – Australia (9) and Sri Lanka (8).

9. Sachin scored 96 fifties in ODI and 68 fifties in Test which is the most number of 50-plus innings.

10. He scored the most number of runs in a calendar year (1894 runs in 1998) and also scored the most number of Hundreds in a calendar year (9 hundreds in 1998).

11. 7 times he scored more than 1000 runs in a calender year.

12. Tendulkar owns the record of most number of 90+ scores in ODI and in test (10) as well.

13. Most runs against Australia (3077), Sri Lanka (3113), South Africa (2001) and Pakistan (2526).

14. He is the First batsman in the cricket history to score an ODI double hundred: 200 not out against South Africa in 2010.

15. He played Most number of test matches (200) scoring most number of runs (15,921) and scored most number of test centuries (51).

16. He is the Fastest to 10,000 runs (195 innings), Fastest to 14,000 runs (279 innings), Fastest to 15,000 runs (300 innings).

There won’t be any match to his contributions to Indian as well as World cricket. If someone asks, which shots of Sachin you like the most, the majestic straight drive and cover drive will always come to our minds. Even though we can’t get one more Sachin, we wish to see someone one day surely.

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