Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is ultimately the most respectful cricketer ever. he is undoubtedly the most complete batsman of all time and also the most worshiped cricketer.During his tenure of International he has set up various records here is a look of few records he holds.(* Records as of 25th March 2012)
On his Test debut, Sachin Tendulkar was the third youngest debutant (16y 205d). Mushtaq Mohammad (15y 124d) and Aaqib Javed (16y 189d) debuted in Test matches younger to Sachin. Since then, there have been 2 players who were younger than Sachin on their Test Cricket debut: Hasan Raza – Pakistan (14y 227d), the current youngest debutant, and Mohammad Sharif – Bangladesh (15y 128d).
International Career Highlight
Highest run scorer in the history of Test cricket with 15,470 Test runs.
Career average (1989–2012, 188 Tests, 15,470 runs) at 55.44.
Became the first Indian to surpass the 11,000 Test run mark and the third International player behind Allan Border and Brian Lara. Lara took 213 innings, Sachin 223 and Border 259.
Second Indian after Sunil Gavaskar to make over 10,000 runs in Test matches.
Sachin and Brian Lara are the fastest to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket history. Both of them achieved this in 195 innings.
Sachin Tendulkar (8705) world record of runs scored in Tests away from home.
Sachin Tendulkar (29) world record of Centuries in Tests away from home.
First player to reach 12,000-13,000-14,000-15,000 Test runs.
Holds the record for scoring most 1,000 Test runs in a calendar year. He has done it six times – 2010 (1562 runs), 2008 (1063 runs), 2002 (1392 runs), 1999 (1088 runs), 2001 (1003 runs) and 1997 (1000 runs).
Sachin Tendulkar is the fourth highest run-getter in a single calendar year in Test History. He has scored 1562 runs in 2010 and is behind Mohammad Yousuf (1780 runs in 2006), Viv Richards (1710 runs in 1976) and Graeme Smith (1656 runs in 2008).
Sachin Tendulkar created yet another record on 8 November 2011 when he became the first cricketer to score 15,000 runs in Test cricket, during the opening Test match against the West Indies at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.
Sachin Tendulkar created a world record for aggregating most runs in the fourth innings in Tests, going past Rahul Dravid’s tally of 1507 runs during India’s second innings of the first Test against West Indies.
Sachin Tendulkar became the first cricketer to score 100 centuries in International Cricket (Including Test and ODI). Tendulkar scored his 100th century on 16 March 2012 in the Asia Cup against Bangladesh.
Highest number of Test centuries(51), overtaking Sunil Gavaskar’s record (34). On October 10, 2010 (Need to verify) in Bengaluru (Bangalore) against Australia in the Border-Gavaskar trophy’s second and final Test match Sachin reached a milestone. With a single to third man, Tendulkar reached his 6th double century and his 49th test century.
Highest number of 150+ score in Test Cricket (20)
When Sachin scored his maiden century in 1990, he was the second youngest to score a century. Only Mushtaq Mohammad had scored a century at a younger age by 1990. Tendulkar’s record was bettered by Mohammad Ashraful in 2001/02 season. The record for previous youngest Indian centurion was held by Kapil Dev.
Sachin’s record of five centuries before he turned 20 is a current world record.
Sachin holds the current record (217 against NZ in 1999/00 Season) for the highest score in Test cricket by an Indian when captaining the side. Gavaskar held the previous record (205 against West Indies in Bombay – 1978/79 season).
Sachin has scored centuries against all Test playing nations. He was the third batsman to achieve the distinction after Steve Waugh and Gary Kirsten. The current list also includes Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Rahul Dravid, Jacques Kallis, Adam Gilchrist, Marvan Atapattu, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene.
Records by SACHIN TENDULKAR – Part II