Friday, October 17, 2008

Sachin Tendulkar - The Man With The Numbers

  • The master batsman has played in 417 ODIs, the most number by any player.
  • He has scored an incredible 42 hundreds and 89 half centuries in the 50-over format, the highest by any batsman.
  • Tendulkar was the highest run scorer of the 1996 and 2003 Cricket World Cup.
  • He also holds the record for most ODI runs in a year after accumulating 1894 runs in 1998 at an average of 65.
  • Sachin has the record of must no. man of the match in ODI cricket. He has been chosen as man of the match 56 times.
  • Tendulkar also has most no. of man of the series in ODI. Has been chosen man of the series in 14 ODI series.
  • Tendulkar is the only player to score a century in his Duleep Trophy and Irani Trophy debuts.
  • 5 - His annual off-pitch earnings, in millions of pounds.
  • 10 - He is the only player to be in the ICC’s top 10 batting Test rankings for 10 years.
  • 16 -The age at which he made his Test debut.
  • 39 Centuries - Test hundreds.
  • 54.17 - Test batting average.
  • 44 - ODI batting average.
  • 248* - His Highest Test score.
  • 1,796 - World Cup runs (more than any other player).
  • 12,027 - Test runs (more than any other batsman).
  • 16361 - ODI runs (more than any other batsman).

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