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Sachin Tendulkar Greatest Batsman Achievements, Records & Cricket Journey

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar was born in Mumbai. He made his test debut at the age of sixteen against Pakistan. Sachin has won many awards and medals. The Greatest Batsman Sachin Tendulkar is famous as God of cricket.

Many records had been broken and made by this God. He is retiring after 14 November 2013 test match from the International cricket. Below are the Greatest Batsman Achievements, Records & Cricket Journey.

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Cricket Journey:

  • Full name – Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
  • Born – April 24, 1973, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
  • Current age – 40 years 205 days
  • Major teams – India, Asia XI, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians and Yorkshire
  • Nickname – Tendlya, Little Master
  • Playing role – Top-order batsman
  • Batting style – Right-hand bat
  • Bowling style – Right-arm offbreak, Legbreak googly
  • Height – 5 ft 5 in
  • Education – Sharadashram Vidyamandir School
  • Test debut – Pakistan v India at Karachi, Nov 15-19, 1989
  • Last Test – India v West Indies at Mumbai, Nov 14-18, 2013
  • ODI debut – Pakistan v India at Gujranwala, Dec 18, 1989
  • Last ODI  – India v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 18, 2012
  • Only T20I – South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006
  • First-class debut – 1988/89
  • Last First-class – 2013
  • List A debut – 1989/90
  • Last List A – 2012
  • Twenty20 debut – South Africa v India at Johannesburg,
  • Last Twenty20 – Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals at Delhi, Oct 6, 2013

Runs:

  • ODI – 18426
  • Test – 15847* (still batting)
  • T20 International – 10
  • T20 – 2797
  • First class – 25322
  • List A – 21999

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Achievements:

  • 1994: “Arjuna Award”
  • 1997: selected as Wisden Cricketer of the Year
  • 1997/98: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
  • 1999: Padma Shri -
  • 2003: The “Greatest Sportsman” of the country
  • 2006: One of the Asian Heroes by Time magazine
  • 2006: Sportsperson of the Year
  • 2008: Padma Vibhushan – India’s second-highest civilian award
  • 2009: Time magazine included Sachin’s Test Debut in “Top 10 Sporting Moments”
  • 2010: LG People’s Choice Award
  • 2010: ICC Cricketer of the Year – Highest award in the ICC listings
  • 2010: Sports Icon of the Year for 21 years at the NDTV Indian of the Year Awards
  • 2004, 2007 and 2010: ICC World ODI XI
  • 2009, 2010 and 2011: ICC World Test XI
  • 1997, 2010 and 2012: Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World
  • 2012: Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award
  • 2012: Honorary Member of the Order of Australia, given by the Australian government

Sachin Tendulkar Records:

Test Records:

  • The third-youngest debutant (16 years 205 days) in test cricket
  • Highest run-scorer in the history of Test cricket, with 15,837 Test runs
  • His career average from 1989 to 2013 in 198 Tests is 53.86
  • He became the first Indian to surpass the 11,000 Test run mark
  • Sachin and Brian Lara are the fastest to score 10,000 runs in 195 innings
  • World record of 8,705 runs in Tests away from home
  • World record of 29 centuries in Tests away from home
  • First player to reach 12,000, 13,000, 14,000, 15,000 Test runs
  • Record for scoring most 1,000 Test runs in a calendar year (six times)
  • Fourth-highest run-getter in a single calendar year in Test history
  • World record for aggregating most runs in the fourth innings
  • The only cricketer to score 100 centuries in international cricket (test and ODI)
  • Highest number (51) of Test centuries
  • Highest number (20) of 150+ score in Test Cricket
  • Second youngest to score a century.
  • His record of 5 centuries before he turned 20 is a current world record
  • Has scored centuries against all Test playing nations

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Sachin Tendulkar ODI Records:

  • Played 463 matches and made 185 consecutive ODI appearances
  • The second-youngest debutant in ODI cricket
  • Record for being the first batsman to score the most runs (200) in an ODI Innings
  • Scored the most runs in ODI cricket (18426 runs in 463 innings)
  • The only player ever to cross the 14,000, 15,000, 16,000, 17,000 and 18,000 run marks
  • First player to reach 10,000, 11,000, 12,000, 13,000, 14,000, 15,000, 16,000, 17,000 and 18,000 ODI run marks
  • Scored the most centuries (49)
  • Sachin, Virender Sehwag and Shikhar Dhawan are the only cricketers ever to score a double hundred in ODI
  • Most ODI runs in a calendar year (1,894 runs in 1998)
  • Most centuries in a calendar year (9 in 1998)
  • Sachin, along with Sourav Ganguly, holds the world record for the maximum number of runs scored for an opening partnership
  • Sachin, along with Rahul Dravid, holds the world record for the highest partnership in ODI matches
  • Has been involved in six 200-run partnerships in ODI matches
  • Most runs (2,278) in World Cup Cricket
  • Player Of The World Cup Tournament in the 2003 Cricket World Cup
  • Opened the innings 340 times in ODI cricket
  • Most overall runs in international cricket (ODIs + Tests + Twenty20)
  • Record of getting out the maximum number of times in the 90s in international matches

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