Updated: April 24, 2020 12:13:24 am
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, rightfully nicknamed ‘God of cricket’, turned 47 on April 24 (Friday) and regarded to be the Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T.), it will be a reasonably correct assertion to make. He stepped ahead to take the crease at simply 16 within the worldwide cricket in 1989 and what adopted is, as they are saying, historical past. Someone who had the flexibility to show video games round – bat first or in a chase – he received hundreds of thousands of hearts internationally. In his 24-year glittering profession, Tendulkar set quite a few records and reached varied milestones.
With the ‘Master Blaster’ turning 47, we spotlight 47 of his most mesmerising and distinctive records:
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- Tendulkar has scored the best variety of centuries within the historical past of Test cricket (51). His 50th got here in opposition to South Africa at SuperSport Park in Centurion in December 2010. He turned the primary and the one cricketer to have scored a half-century of tons.
- He is the main run-scorer in Test cricket, having surpassed Brian Lara’s tally of 11,953 Test runs in 2008.
- Tendulkar is the joint-fastest to succeed in 10,000 runs in Test cricket (Sachin and Brian Lara each achieved this milestone in 195 innings).
- Tendulkar scored centuries in opposition to all Test-playing nations that had attained Test-playing standing throughout his taking part in days.
- When he performed in opposition to Sri Lanka in his 169th Test Match, Tendulkar created a brand new document by surpassing Steve Waugh of Australia, to develop into essentially the most capped participant on the planet in Test Cricket.
- Tendulkar is the main run scorer in Tests, with 15,921 runs, in addition to in One-Day Internationals, with 18,426 runs. He is the one participant to attain greater than 30,000 runs in all types of worldwide cricket (Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals).
- Tendulkar holds the document for highest variety of centuries in each Tests (51) and ODIs (49) in addition to in Tests and ODIs mixed (100).
- In March 2012, Tendulkar scored his 100th worldwide hundred. It got here in opposition to Bangladesh within the Asia Cup.
- He holds the world document for taking part in the best variety of Test matches (200) and ODI matches (463).
- Tendulkar has been a part of most wins by an Indian cricketer in Tests with 72 wins and ODIs with 234 wins and is third on the planet in ODI victories after Ricky Ponting (262 wins), Mahela Jayawardene (241 wins).
- Tendulkar holds the document for essentially the most variety of 150+ scores in Test cricket (20 scores of 150+ to his credit score).
- Tendulkar has received a Man of the Match Award in opposition to each one of many ICC Full Members (Test Playing Nations). The solely groups in opposition to whom he has not received an ODI Man of the Match award, are the UAE, Netherlands and Bermuda.
- Tendulkar has scored 1,000+ Test runs in a calendar yr on 6 events (1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2008 and 2010) – a world document
- Tendulkar was 17 years and 197 days previous when he scored his first Test hundred. He stays the youngest Indian to have scored a Test hundred
- Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid have put collectively 20 hundred-plus stands in Test cricket. This is a world document for essentially the most variety of century partnerships by a single pair in Test cricket
- Out of his 51 centuries, 22 have been scored at residence and 29 have been scored abroad. His document of 29 abroad Test a whole bunch is a world document
- Shifting gears to ODIs, Tendulkar was the primary particular person to attain a double century in One Day Internationals.
- Tendulkar has the best variety of ODI centuries (49) and highest variety of 50-plus scores (145)
- No one has scored extra runs in a calendar yr than Tendulkar (1894) did in 1998
- He additionally had most centuries in a calendar yr (9 within the yr 1998).
- Tendulkar has essentially the most centuries in opposition to a single opponent (9 ODI centuries in opposition to Australia). Virat Kohli is closing in with eight centuries in opposition to Australia and Sri Lanka.
- Tendulkar holds the document for essentially the most variety of boundaries in ODIs – a staggering 2016 fours.
- During his 200 run knock, he additionally went on to bag the document for essentially the most variety of boundaries scored by a person in an ODI inning (25 boundary hits).
- Tendulkar has performed essentially the most one-dayers (463 ODIs).
- Tendulkar has essentially the most variety of Man of the Match (MoM) awards (62). He additionally has essentially the most Man of the Match awards in World Cup matches (9).
- Tendulkar has essentially the most variety of Man of the Series awards (15).
- Collectively Tendulkar has essentially the most Player of the Match awards (76) and Player of the Series awards (20)
- Between 1990 and 1998, Tendulkar performed a consecutive 185 ODIs for India – a document
- Tendulkar has scored 1,000+ runs in a calendar yr on 7 events (1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2007)
- Before Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels in 2015, Tendulkar and Dravid held the document for the best ODI partnership (331 vs New Zealand in 1999)
- At the highest of the order, Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are unmatched. They paired for 26 hundred-plus partnerships. Of these, 21 century stands had been for the opening wicket – Both are records
- In phrases of mixture numbers, Tendulkar and Ganguly have mixed for 8227 runs whereas batting alongside. When opening the innings, they put collectively 6609 runs – once more, each document milestones
- In ODI cricket, Sachin had performed at 90 completely different venues internationally – nobody has that feat
- Tendulkar has most runs in opposition to a single group: vs Sri Lanka (3113 runs) and vs Australia (3077 runs). In all codecs, nobody has extra runs in opposition to a single group than Tendulkar has in opposition to Australia (6707 runs)
- Tendulkar had scored 5 Test centuries earlier than the age of 20
- Tendulkar, having performed his closing World Cup in 2011, has essentially the most runs at the extravaganza (2278 runs).
- At the World Cups, Tendulkar has most centuries (6) and most 50-plus scores (21).
- During the 2003 World Cup, Tendulkar raised his bat for a half-century a collective seven instances. He completed the match with most runs – 673 runs.
- Tendulkar and Pakistan’s Javed Miandad have performed essentially the most variety of World Cup tournaments (six every).
- Tendulkar holds the distinctive double of scoring 15,000+ ODI runs and taking 150+ ODI wickets.
- Tendulkar has essentially the most 90-run knocks in ODIs (18) together with thrice getting out on 99.
- In Test matches, Tendulkar has remained within the 90s a joint-most 10 instances (alongside Steve Waugh and Dravid).
- Tendulkar scored 326 not out for Shardashram in opposition to St. Xavier’s within the Harris Shield match, placing on 664 runs with Vinod Kambli, a document for any grade of cricket anyplace on the planet.
- Became the one Indian cricketer to attain a century on Ranji Trophy, Duleep and Irani Trophy debut.
- In 1990-91, he turned the primary abroad participant to signify Yorkshire.
- In 2014, Tendulkar was conferred the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, by then-president Pranab Mukherjee. He turned the primary sportsperson, in addition to the youngest particular person to obtain the award.
- In phrases of bowling, Tendulkar is the one cricketer to have defended 6 or fewer runs within the final over twice.
Tendulkar can also be an Arjuna Awardee (1994), a Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee (1997), Padma Shri recipient (1999), and Padma Vibhushan recipient (2008), and performed his final match on November 16, 2013.
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