SACHIN TENDULKAR is considered to be one of the legendary batsman International Cricket has ever produced. He played cricket for almost 26 years and still resides in the hearts of every true cricket lover.
Have a look at some unbelievable records made by him which are far for a batsman of this generation to break. So here we go!
5. Highest International Centuries
49 ODI’s Hundred and 51 Tests Centuries, this feat shows why he is a trendsetter in International Cricket. Not only the record shows how big it is, but also how it is to reach the feat.
4. Highest runs scored in International Cricket
Runs scored: 18426(ODIs) and 15921(Tests) = 34347
Another interesting record of having most career runs in International Cricket shows why he thinks big in terms of achieving success in his career. Ricky Ponting went close enough to break this record, but then he announced his retirement. The record still stands unbreakable for the future cricketers.
3. Most number of matches in the International Career
No. of International Matches: 200 tests and 463 ODIs.
Sachin made his international debut in 1989 against Pakistan, and the rest is history. It is challenging for a player to play 26 years of cricket with stable fitness levels. But despite all of that, he crossed all the barriers with persistency and played with the career record of 663 international matches.
Sachin played his 200th test which was also his farewell match at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
2. Most number of Man of the Match Awards in ODI’s
With 62 times as Man of the Match award winner, Sachin Tendulkar proved the world why he was a big match winner for his team.
1. Most number of Half Centuries in International Cricket
Sachin scored 198 Half-centuries in International Cricket, it shows that creating records was his frequent routine, it might be doubtful whether the future batsmen will surpass this record or not.