Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: Recapping the Master Blaster’s innumerable records

first_imgHappy Birthday, Sachin Tendulkar! The Master Blaster was born on this day (April 24, 1973,) in Dadar, Mumbai.Considered by fans across the globe as the god of the cricket, Sachin Tendulkar has set, broke and rebroke multiple records throughout his 24-year playing career.As the Little Master turn 46, here’s a look at all the records Tendulkar holds:Most One-Day Internationals: 463Most Man of the Match awards: 62Most Man of the Series awards: 15Longest ODI career: 22 years 91 daysOnly one to accomplish rare ODI triple: 15000 runs (18426), 100 wickets (154) and 100 catches (140)Most ODI runs: 18426 (ave.44.83) in 463 matchesMost ODI centuries: 49Most hundreds against any team: 9 vs AustraliaOnly batsman to register 8 or more hundreds against two nations: 9 vs Australia and 8 vs Sri LankaMost fours: 2016Most 50-plus innings: 195 (49 centuries and 96 fifties)Most runs in a calendar year: 1894 (ave.65.31) in 34 matches in 1998Most hundreds in a calendar year: 9 in 34 matches in 1998Most times to score 1000 runs in a calendar year: 7 timesMost 90s in a career: 18Most runs against Australia: 3077 at an average of 44.59 in 71 matchesMost runs against Sri Lanka: 3113 (ave.43.84) in 84 matches.Most runs against South Africa: 2001 runs at an average of 35.73 in 57 matchesMost runs against Pakistan: 2526 (ave.40.09) in 69 matchesFirst batsman to score an ODI double hundred: 200 not out against South Africa on Feb.24,2010Most runs in World Cups: 2278 runs at an average of 56.95 in 45 matchesMost centuries in World Cups: 6 in 44 inningsMost runs in a single World Cup: 673 at an average of 61.18 in 11 matches in 2002-03Most number of Test runs – 15,921advertisementMost number of Tests played -200Most number of Test centuries – 51Most 90s made in Tests – 10 (Jointly holds the record with Steve Waugh and Rahul Dravid)\Most fifties in Tests – 68Fastest to 10,000 runs in Tests (195 innings – joint with Brian Lara and Kumar Sangakkara) 17. Fastest to 14,000 runs in Tests – 279 innings 18. Fastest to 15,000 runs in Tests – 300Fastest to 14,000 runs in Tests – 279 inningsFastest to 15,000 runs in Tests – 300Also Read | Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: Master Blaster turns 46Also Read | Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: ’46 represents the years you have blessed this planet’last_img read more