Sachin Tendulkar, one of the stupendous batsmen to have ever played the game of cricket, turned 47 yesterday. Since his debut in 1989, the Master Blaster played the sport for 24 long years giving his fans myriad evocations to revere, before he hung his boots in late 2013.
It’s been more than 6 years since Sachin last played the game, but he still holds umpteen records. On the occasion of his 47th Birthday, we look back at the 47 interesting statistics of his luscious career.
Sachin Tendulkar’s 47 Interesting Stats
15921- Total runs scored by Sachin Tendulkar in his test career, the most by any batsman.
18426– Total runs scored by the Mumbaikar in his ODI career, the most by any batsman.
1851- Runs scored by the Master Blaster in ODI tournament finals (Finals of tri-series, multi-nation series including ICC tournaments), the most by any batsman in the history of the game.
11211– Runs scored by Tendulkar other than bilateral series in tri-series and multi-nation series including ICC tournaments, no other batsman has scored more runs.
1562- runs scored by Sachin in Test Cricket 2010, the most runs in a calendar year in longest format for India.
1894- runs scored by Sachin in ODI Cricket in 1998, the most runs in a calendar year in ODI cricket.
3– Sachin was dismissed on 99 thrice in ODIs, all in the year 2007, the most of all batsmen in ODI.
2058- The fours scored by Tendulkar in his test career, the most by any batsman.
200* – After 200 not out against South Africa at Gwalior in 2010, Sachin became the first batsman to score a double century in ODIs.
10000- 1st Man to score 10000 runs in ODI cricket
27- With 27 dismissal in the nervous nineties, the Little Master holds the record for the Most 90s across all forms of international cricket
96– Sachin has scored 96 half-centuries in ODIs the Most 50s by any batsmen in the format
673- The runs scored by Sachin in the 2003 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup, the most runs in a single edition of the World Cup.
7- The number of times he has hit more than 1000 runs in ODIs in a calendar year, the most by any batsman.
9– The number of ODI centuries by Sachin in 1998, most by any batsman.
3113- Tendulkar has 3113 runs against Sri Lanka, which makes it the most runs by any batsman in ODI’s against a single team.
21637 – The number of balls faced by Sachin Tendulkar in his ODI career, the most by any batsman in ODI cricket history.
2278- Tendulkar scored 2278 runs in World Cup cricket, another record that he holds in cricket.
4- With 4 catches in Kolkata Knight Rider’s Innings in 2008 IPL, Sachin holds the joint record for the most catches in an IPL match.
145- Sachin has 145 50+ scores in ODIs, again a record number of 50+ scores in ODI cricket.
463- The Indian batsman appeared for India 463 times in ODI cricket, the Most ODI matches for any player.
331- With a partnership of 331 with Dravid against New Zealand in 1999, Sachin-Dravid held the record for the highest ODI Partnership until 2015. They still hold the record for the highest 3rd wicket partnership.
141- The number of teammates Sachin played within the Indian team. The most teammates anyone had in International cricket
6- Number of times he has hit more than 1000 Test runs in a calendar year, a record in Test cricket.
6707– Sachin Tendulkar has scored 6707 runs against Australia which are the most international runs against a single opponent. The 2nd batsman on the list is also Sachin with 5108 runs against Sri Lanka.
13492- With 13492 runs at the number 4 position in the whites, he holds the record for the most runs at No. 4 in Tests, also the most by a batsman at a single position
15310- He has 15310 runs as an opener in ODIs, the most by any batsman as an opener. No batsman has even scored over 15K runs overall in ODIs.
9- The ‘GOD’ of cricket has scored centuries against 9 different opponents in Tests. A joint record held by him with 12 others.
11- He also scored centuries against 11 countries in ODIs, Again a joint record held by him with Amla and Gayle
618- Runs scored by Tendulkar for Mumbai Indians in the 2010 IPL to win the Orange Cap
20 – The number of times Sachin Tendulkar had been out without scoring any runs in ODI career, the most time among Indian players in ODIs.
6- The last ball Sachin Tendulkar played in IPL cricket was a six against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2013.
94- Sachin played 94 home tests in his entire career, the most by any player.
106- Tendulkar played 106 away tests, the most by any player.
164- With 164 matches in India, Sachin has played the most home ODIs for an Indian.
147- He has played 147 away ODIs. The most away ODIs for an Indian.
1070 Sachin scored 1,070 first-class runs for Yorkshire in 1992 with one century, against Durham at Chester-le-Street
0 losses– Sachin Tendulkar has an unbeaten record as a captain in Ranji trophy with 14 wins and 2 draws in the 16 matches in captained Mumbai.
0- He began his ODI career with 2 consecutive ducks in his first 2 ODIs against New Zealand and Pakistan.
85.62- Sachin’s average in Ranji trophy, which is the highest among batsman with minimum 3500 runs
8227- He added 8227 runs in his ODI career with Sourav Ganguly which is the highest aggregate partnership runs by a pair in ODIs.
6920- He added 8227 runs in his Test career with Rahul Dravid which is the highest aggregate partnership runs by a pair in Tests.
81- With 81 centuries to his name, Sachin holds the record for the most centuries in first-class cricket by an Indian, tied with Sunil Gavaskar.
13867- Runs as non-captain in Tests, which is the most by any player
12067- Sachin’s runs in Asia are the most by a player in a single continent in ODIs.
9674- Sachin’s runs in Asia are the most by a player in a continent in Tests
566- The difference of 566 runs with 2nd placed Ganguly in the list of highest run-scorers, is the highest difference in most runs and 2nd most runs in a calendar year in ODIs
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