Tuesday, 19 November 2013

How much do you know about Sachin Tendulkar?

Only Ricky Ponting has scored more home – Test runs than Sachin. Most Test runs at home: Ponting (7578), TENDULKAR (7132), Kallis (6886), Jayawardene (6846), Lara (6217), Gooch (5917).

11 players who were born after Tendulkar’s Test debut yet played with or against him are Adrian Barath, Powell, Abhinav Mukund, Brathwaite, Joe Root, Williamson, John Bracewell, Unadkat, Rubel Hossain, James Pattinson & Mitchell Starc.

Sachin has got the world record in scoring exact 100 in international cricket: 8 times. Second best is 4 – Len Hutton/Shoaib Malik/J Kallis/K Pietersen/M Jayawardene.

Only Ricky Ponting has been part of more ODI wins than Sachin – Ponting 262 wins, Tendulkar 234 wins.
Sachin has got the maximum Man of the Match awards in Test cricket by an Indian. 14 Man of the Match in 198 Tests.
Only 4 players have longer career than Sachin in Test cricket.

Tendulkar is the only Indian cricketer who has won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award and Padma Shri.

Sachin is the only player to score a century in his debut – Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Irani Cup matches.

Sachin is the youngest player to enter the Ranji team at 14.

Sachin has played six editions of the 50-over World Cup, from 1992 to 2011, Only Pakistan?s Javed Miandad, has played in 6 World Cups( from 1975 to 1996 ).

Hyderabad and Kanpur are 2 Test centers in India where Sachin has never scored a Test hundred.
Zimbabwe is the only country where Sachin hasn’t scored a Test century.

Sachin has scored most boundaries (fours) in test cricket. 2045(Till India-Australia series 2013)

Sachin has scored most away hundreds in Tests. 29 (Till India-Australia series 2013).

Sachin has reached Test hundred by hitting a SIX most times in the history of Test cricket (6 times [Till India-Australia series 2013]).

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