Sachin Tendulkar Records - Why he is the greatest cricketing legend?
The Little Master who took the cricketing world by storm from his very first game at the tender age of 16, to this day he holds a nation 1 billion strong at tenterhooks when he steps out on to the pitch. The storm that blew from the 18th of december 1989 still continues to blow strong and rip apart many and any an opposition off its foundations. This is a man who is a veritable "living legend". And he is here to stay on or off the pitch. Jai Sachin! jai Sachinism!.
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Let's take a look at a few of his miriad records:
1. Most number of runs in ODIs, more than 17000.
2. A maximum of 43 hundreds in ODIs.
3. Most no. of test runs.
4. Highest no. of man of the matches -56.
5. Highest no. of man of the series -14.
6. First Cricketer to pass 13000 and 15000 runs in the ODI.
7. Most no. of runs in World cups.
8. Highest no. of man of the matches in world cups.
9. Maximum runs (523) in 1996 world cup.
10. Maximum runs (673) in 2003 worldcup, highest by any player in a single Cricket World Cup
11. Record of 87 ODI fifties
12. Maximum one day appearences
13. In icc top ten for max 10 years
14. Maximum centuries in test cricket.
15. Has scored more than 1000 runs in an year 7 times
16. A record of 6 200 run partnerships.
17. Most Centuries in a year: 9 in 1998
18. Fastest 10000 runs in odi.
19. Youngest to score maiden century.
20. Five test centuries before the age of 20.
21. Has scored centuries against all test playing nations.
22. Shares the record of fastest 10000 runs in test with Lara.
23. Third player to cross 11000 runs in test.
23. Only one with 150 wickets and 15000 runs in odi.
24. Only player with 40 wickets and 11000 runs in test.
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