Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Master blaster Sachin's records-(Part-2)
21.In 2002, Wisden rated him as the second greatest Test batsman after Sir Donald Bradman.
22.he was involved in unbroken 664-run partnership in a Harris Shield game in 1988 with friend and team mate Vinod Kambli,
23.Tendulkar is the only player to score a century in all three of his Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Irani Trophy debuts
24.In 1992, at the age of 19, Tendulkar became the first overseas born player to represent Yorkshire
25.Tendulkar has been granted the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award and Padma Shri by Indian government. He is the only Indian cricketer to get all of them.
26.Tendulkar has scored over 1000 runs in a calendar year in ODI's 7 times
27.Tendulkar has scored 1894 runs in calendar year in ODI's most by any batsman
28.He is the highest earning cricketer in the world
29.He has the least percentage of the man of the matches awards won when team looses a match. Out of his 56 man of the match awards only 5 times India has lost.
30.Tendulkar most number man of match awards(10) against Australia
31.In August of 2003, Sachin Tendulkar was voted as the "Greatest Sportsman" of the country in the sport personalities category in the Best of India poll conducted by Zee News.
32.In November 2006, Time magazine named Tendulkar as one of the Asian Heroes.
33.In December 2006, he was named "Sports person of the Year
34.The current India Poised campaign run by The Times of India has nominated him as the Face of New India next to the likes of Amartya Sen and Mahatma Gandhi among others.
35.Tendulkar was the first batsman in history to score over 50 centuries in international cricket
36.Tendulkar was the first batsman in history to score over 75 centuries in international cricket:79 centuries
37.Has the most overall runs in cricket, (ODIs+Tests+Twenty20s), as of 30 June 2007 he had accumulated almost 26,000 runs overall.
38.Is second on the most number of runs in test cricket just after Brian Lara
39.Sachin Tendulkar with Sourav Ganguly hold the world record for the maximum number of runs scored by the opening partnership. They have put together 6,271 runs in 128 matches
40.The 20 century partnerships for opening pair with Sourav Ganguly is a world record