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30 Years of Sachin Tendulkar: 30 records that’ll blow you away!

Highlights

  • Sachin Tendulkar made his international debut on this day in 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi.
  • Since his debut, he became the most feared batsman by bowlers.
  • He racked up plenty of runs and records during his 24 year career and has become an icon that aspiring cricketers look up to.

It’s been 30 years since legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar set his foot in the international arena. During his reign, he tormented bowlers with his batting flair. The Master Blaster was also responsible for setting and breaking many international records during these three decades. 

As the Master Blaster celebrates 30 years of his debut, let’s take a look at the 30 records that Sachin Tendulkar set during his illustrious career.

30 years 30 records

  1. Leading run-scorer in tests, with 15,921 runs
  2. Leading run-scorer in One-Day Internationals with 18,426 runs
  3. The only cricketer to score more than 30,000 runs in international cricket
  4. First Indian to register 50,000 runs in both domestic and international matches
  5. The highest number of centuries in Tests – 51
  6. The highest number of centuries in ODIs – 49
  7. The only player to score 100 centuries
  8. World record holder for playing the highest number of Test matches
  9. World record holder for playing the highest number of ODI’s
  10. Most wins by an Indian in Test cricket with 72 wins 
  11. Most wins by an Indian in ODI’s with 234 wins 
  12. The highest no. of runs scored by any player in a single calendar year for One Day Internationals – 1,894
  13. The 1st batsman to score a double-century in one-day cricket
  14. Joint-most centuries in World Cups – 6
  15. The 1st player to score 2000 runs in World Cup cricket
  16. Most runs scored by a cricketer in an ICC World Cup tournament – 2278
  17. Highest partnership in an ODI (for any wicket) – 331
  18. Most man of the match awards in ODIs – 62 (from 463 matches)
  19. Most international hundreds scored in a partnership – 20 (with Rahul Dravid)

    Also Read | Why is Sachin Tendulkar known as the God of Cricket?

  20. Most test runs scored in a partnership – 6,920 (again with Rahul Dravid)
  21. Youngest Indian men’s cricketer to make international debut 
  22. Richest cricketer in the World with a net worth of ₹1,090 Crore
  23. Most individual Guinness World Records for a cricketer  – 19
  24. Record for being dismissed 27 times in the 90s
  25. Most 150+ scores in Test Cricket – 20
  26. Most man-of-the-series awards in ODI – 15
  27. The only player to score 50 centuries in Test cricket
  28. Most runs as an opener in ODI history – 15,310
  29. Joint-most hundreds against one opposition – 9 against Australia. (Virat Kohli is tied with Sachin Tendulkar for the same record)
  30. Most aggregate in World Cup history – 2278 
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