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Sachin Tendulkar: ODI Records and Statistics

Updated on November 18, 2013

This post illustrates Sachin Tendulkar’s mind-blowing statistics in One Day International (ODI) Cricket Matches. For all cricket lovers, you know where Sachin Tendulkar stands but have a look, you will be overwhelmed. So here goes the Master Blaster!!

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Most Man of the Match Awards in Career

Player
Team
Matches
Awards
Sachin Tendulkar
India
463
62
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
445
48
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
321
32
Ricky Ponting
Australia
375
32
Vivian Richards
West Indies
187
31
Saurav Ganguly and Shahid Afridi have also been awarded 31 Man of the Match Awards each, but they have taken more number of matches compared to Vivian Richards.

Most Man of the Series Awards in Career

Player
Team
Matches
Awards
Sachin Tendulkar
India
463
15
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
445
11
Shaun Polllock
South Africa
303
9
Vivian Richards
West Indies
187
7
Chris Gayle
West Indies
254
7
Yuvraj Singh, Saurav Ganguly and Ricky Ponting have also been awarded 7 Man of the Series Awards, but they have taken more number of matches compared to Vivian Richards and Chris Gayle.

Most Matches Played in Career

Player
Team
Matches
Sachin Tendulkar
India
463
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
445
Mahela Jayawardene
Sri Lanka
406
Injamam-Ul-Haq
Pakistan
378
Ricky Ponting
Australia
375

Most Runs in Career

Player
Team
Runs
Sachin Tendulkar
India
18426
Ricky Ponting
Australia
13704
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
13430
Kumara Sangakara
Sri Lanka
11948
Injamam-Ul-Haq
Pakistan
11739
Sachin Tendulkar's 18426 runs is 4722 runs more than the second on the list, Ricky Ponting and 6478 runs more than that of the still playing, Kumara Sangakkarra. So, it is likely to remain intact in the coming decades.
Bar graph showing players with Most Runs in Career
Bar graph showing players with Most Runs in Career

Most Double Hundreds (200s) in Career

Player
Team
Score
200s
Virender Sehwag
India
219
1
Rohit Sharma
India
209
1
Sachin Tendulkar
India
200 not out)
1

Most 150+ Scores in Career

Player
Team
150+ Scores
Highest Score
Sachin Tendulkar
India
5
200 (not out)
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
4
189
Brian Lara
West Indies
3
169
Chris Gayle
West Indies
3
153 (not out)
Saurav Ganguly
India
2
183

Most Hundreds (100s) in Career

Player
Team
Years Active
Hundreds
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1989-2012
49
Ricky Ponting
Australia
1995-2012
30
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
1989-2011
28
Saurav Ganguly
India
1992-2007
22
Herschelle Gibbs
South Africa
1996-2010
21
Chris Gayle
West Indies
1999-2013
21
Sachin Tendulkar's 49 hundreds is 19 more than that of Ricky Ponting and 28 more than that of the still playing, Chris Gayle. So this record is very unlikely to be broken in the coming years.
Bar graph showing players with Most Hundreds (100s) in Career
Bar graph showing players with Most Hundreds (100s) in Career

Most Ninety Nines (99s) in Career

Player
Team
Years Active
Ninety Nine (99)
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1989-2012
3 (out)
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
1989-2011
2 (out)
In ODIs, 18 other players have been out for 99 once and 12 have stayed not out.

Most Nineties in Career

Player
Team
Years Active
Nineties
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1989-2012
18
Grant Flower
Zimbabwe
1992-2010
9
Nathan Astle
New Zealand
1995-2007
9
Aravinda de Silva
Sri Lanka
1984-2003
9
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
1996-2012
8

Most Fifty+ Scores (50s and 100s Combined) in Career

Player
Team
Years Active
Fifties+ Scores
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1989-2012
145
Ricky Ponting
Australia
1995-2012
112
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
1996-2012
102
Kumara Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
2000-2013
97
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
1989-2011
96
Sachin Tendulkar's 145 fifty+ scores is 33 more than that of Ricky Ponting, second in the list and 48 more than Kumara Sangakkara who is still active in International Cricket. But I doubt he would be able to achieve this.
Bar graph showing most fifty+ Scores (50s and 100s Combined) in career
Bar graph showing most fifty+ Scores (50s and 100s Combined) in career

Most Fifties in Career

Player
Team
Years Active
Fifties
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1989-2012
96
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
1996-2012
85
Rahul Dravid
India
1996-2011
83
Injamam-Ul-Haq
Pakistan
1991-2007
83
Ricky Ponting
Australia
1995-2012
82
Sachin Tendulkar's 96 fifties is 11 more than that of Jacques Kallis, second in the list. This record may take time to be broken.
Most fifties in career
Most fifties in career

Highest Individual Scores

Player
Team
Score
Balls Faced
Virender Sehwag
India
219
149
Rohit Sharma
India
209
158
Sachin Tendulkar
India
200 (not out)
147
Charles Coventry
West Indies
194 (not out)
156
Saeed Anwar
Pakistan
194
146

Besides the 3rd position in the list above, Sachin Tendulkar also features in 4 more individual scores of 150 runs and above, more than any other player.

Runs
Balls Faced
186 (not out)
150
175
141
163 (not out)
133
152
151

Most Sixes in Career

Player
Team
6s
Shahid Afridi
Pakistan
317
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
270
Chris Gayle
West Indies
204
Sachin Tendulkar
India
195
Saurav Ganguly
India
190

Most Fours in Career

Player
Team
4s
Sachin Tendulkar
India
2016
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
1500
Ricky Ponting
Australia
1231
Adam Gilchrist
Australia
1162
Kumara Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
1152
Sachin's Tendulkar's 4s tally of 2016 is 516 more than that of Ricky Ponting, second in the list and 864 more than the still active, Kumara Sangakkara. But I suspect he would ever be able to achieve this feat.

Most Fours in an Innings

Player
Team
4s
Score
Virender Sehwag
India
25
219
Sachin Tendulkar
India
25
200 (not out)
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
24
157
Saeed Anwar
Pakistan
22
194
Virat Kohli
India
22
183

Besides the above, Sachin Tendulkar has hit 18 or more fours in an innings 4 other times, more than any other cricketer.

4s
Score
20
186 (not out)
19
175
19
139
18
152

Oldest Player to Score a Hundred

Player
Team
Age
Runs
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
39y 212 d
107
Geoffrey Boycott
England
39y 51d
105
Sachin Tendulkar
India
38y 327d
114
David Hemp
Bermuda
38y 149d
102 (not out)
Sunil Gavaskar
India
38y 113 d
103 (not out)

Most Runs in a Series

Player
Team
Matches
Innings
Total Runs
Highest Score
Greg Chappel (1980-81)
Australia
14
14
686
138 (not out)
Sachin Tendulkar (2002-03)
India
11
11
673
152
Mathew Hayden (2006-07)
Australia
11
10
659
158
Vivian Richards (1984-85)
West Indies
13
11
651
103 (not out)
Allen Border (1984-85)
Australia
13
12
590
127 (not out)

Besides the 2nd position in the list above, Sachin Tendulkar also features in 5 more Series totals of 400 runs and above, more than any other player.

Matches
Total Runs
7
523
9
482
7
466
5
435
10
401

Most Runs in a Calendar Year

Player
Team
Year
Matches
Innings
Runs
Highest Score
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1998
34
33
1894
143
Saurav Ganguly
India
1999
41
41
1767
183
Rahul Dravid
India
1999
43
43
1761
153
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1996
32
32
1611
137
Mathew Hayden
Australia
2007
32
30
1601
181 (not out)

Besides appearing twice in the above list, Sachin Tendulkar also features in 5 more Calender Year totals of 1000 runs and above, more than any other player.

Year
Matches
Innings
Runs
2007
33
32
1425
2000
34
34
1328
2003
21
21
1141
1994
25
25
1089
1997
39
36
1011

Most Hundreds in a Calendar Year

Player
Team
Year
Matches
Innings
Hundreds
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1998
34
33
9
Saurav Ganguly
India
2000
32
32
7
Gary Kirsten
South Africa
1996
29
29
6
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1996
32
32
6
Rahul Dravid
India
1999
43
43
6
Besides appearing twice in the above list, Sachin Tendulkar, in 2001 scored 4 Hundreds batting in 16 innings out of the 17 matches he played.

Most Hundreds against any team

Player
Team
Opponent
Matches
Innings
Hundreds
Sachin Tendulkar
India
Australia
71
70
9
Sachin Tendulkar
India
Sri Lanka
84
80
8
Saeed Anwar
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
52
52
7
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
India
89
85
7
Virender Sehwag
India
New Zealand
23
23
6

Besides appearing twice in the above list, Sachin Tendulkar has scored 4 or more Hundreds against 6 other teams, the highest by any Cricketer.

Playing Span
Opponent
Matches
Innings
Hundreds
1992-2004
Zimbabwe
34
33
5
1990-2009
New Zealand
42
41
5
1991-2011
South Africa
57
57
5
1989-2012
Pakistan
69
67
5
1996-2003
Kenya
10
9
4
1991-2011
West Indies
39
39
4

Sachin Tendulkar's Runs against Opponents

Opponent
Matches
Innings
Runs
Sri Lanka
84
80
3113
Australia
71
70
3077
Pakistan
69
67
2526
South Africa
57
57
2001
New Zealand
42
41
1750
West Indies
39
39
1573
England
37
37
1455
Zimbabwe
34
33
1377
Only Teams against which a minimum of 1000 runs have been score are listed here.
Sachin Tendulkar's Runs against Opponents
Sachin Tendulkar's Runs against Opponents

Sachin Tendulkar's Progress by 1000 Run Milestones

Runs
Total Innings Played
Intermediate Innings
Relative Rate
1000
34
34
13th fastest
2000
70
36
24th fastest
3000
93
17
19th fastest
4000
112
19
13th fastest
5000
138
26
11th fastest
6000
170
32
11th fastest
7000
189
19
5th fastest
8000
210
21
2nd fastest
9000
235
26
2nd fastest
10000
259
24
Fastest (out of 10)
11000
276
17
Fastest (out of 8)
12000
300
24
Fastest (out of 3)
13000
321
21
Fastest (out of 3)
14000
350
29
1st and only
15000
377
27
1st and only
16000
399
22
1st and only
17000
424
25
1st and only
18000
444
20
1st and only
This list is based in terms of Innings count, not age.

Sachin Tendulkar's Runs year by year

Year
Matches
Innings
Runs
1989
1
1
0
1990
11
10
239
1991
14
14
417
1992
21
20
704
1993
18
17
319
1994
25
25
1089
1995
12
12
444
1996
32
32
1611
1997
39
36
1011
1998
34
33
1894
1999
22
22
843
2000
34
34
1328
2001
17
16
904
2002
20
19
741
2003
21
21
1141
2004
21
21
814
2005
16
16
412
2006
16
16
628
2007
33
32
1425
2008
12
12
460
2009
21
20
972
2010
2
2
204
2011
11
11
513
2012
10
10
315
Sachin Tendulkar's Runs Year by Year
Sachin Tendulkar's Runs Year by Year

Most World Cup Matches Played

Player
Team
Matches
Ricky Ponting
Australia
46
Sachin Tendulkar
India
45
Muttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lanka
40
Glenn McGrath
Australia
39
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
38
Wasim Akram had also played 38 World Cup Matches, but he does not qualify in this list as he has scored lesser runs compared to Sanath Jayasuriya.

Most Runs in all World Cup Matches

Player
Team
Matches
Innings
Runs
Sachin Tendulkar
India
45
44
2278
Ricky Ponting
Australia
46
42
1743
Brian Lara
West Indies
34
33
1225
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
38
37
1165
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
36
32
1148

Most Hundreds in World Cup Matches

Player
Team
Matches
Innings
100s
Sachin Tendulkar
India
45
44
6
Ricky Ponting
Australia
46
42
5
Saurav Ganguly
India
21
21
4
Mark Waugh
Australia
22
22
4
AB de Villers
South Africa
15
15
3
There are a total 7 players who have scored 3 World Cup 100s, but AB de Villers is listed here as he has achieved this in the lowest number of innings.

Most Fifty+ Scores in World Cup Matches

Player
Team
Matches
Innings
50+
Sachin Tendulkar
India
45
44
21
Ricky Ponting
Australia
46
42
11
Herschelle Gibbs
South Africa
25
23
10
Jacques Kallis
South africa
36
32
10
Martin Crowe
New Zealand
21
21
9

Most Fifties in World Cup Matches

Player
Team
Matches
Innings
50s
Sachin Tendulkar
India
45
44
15
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
36
32
9
Herschelle Gibbs
South Africa
25
23
8
Martin Crowe
New Zealand
21
21
8
Graham Gooch
England
21
21
8
There are a total 7 players who have scored 8 World Cup 50s, but all do not qualify for this table as they have a lower number of 50+ scores.

Most Runs in a World Cup Tournament

Player
Team
Year
Matches
Innings
Runs
Sachin Tendulkar
India
2003
11
11
673
Mathew Hayden
Australia
2007
11
10
659
Mahela Jayawardene
Sri Lanka
2007
11
11
548
Ricky Ponting
Australia
2007
11
9
539
Sachin Tendulkar
India
1996
7
7
523
Besides being in the above list twice, Sachin Tendulkar holds the 2th spot with his total of 482 runs in 9 innings in the 2011 World Cup.

Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup Tournament Runs Tally

Year
Matches
Innings
Runs
Position
1992
8
7
283
13th
1996
7
7
523
1st
1999
7
7
253
15th
2003
11
11
673
1st
2007
3
3
64
-
2011
9
9
482
2nd
In the 2007 Cricket World Cup, India had an early exit from the tournament.

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