Breaking and setting new records happens in almost every cricket match. . One of the greatest cricketers of all time, Sachin broke several major records in his career and achieves some milestones which remain unmatched even today. Apart from being the leading run-getter of all time in international cricket, Sachin also holds the record for the most number of hundreds in international cricket, here is a look at five records held by the Master Blaster which are almost unbreakable.
5. Most Fours in Tests
Sachin Tendulkar is the only cricketer to hit 2000 fours in Test Match cricket. In the 329 innings that he played for India, Tendulkar scored an amazing 2058 fours in Test cricket.
4. Most Runs in World Cups
Sachin Tendulkar featured in India’s World Cup squad on six occasions. He played his first game of the mega event in 1992 and ended up winning the elusive trophy in 2011 at his home ground, Wankhede stadium when India defeated Sri Lanka. He scored 2278 runs across six World Cups at an astonishing average of 56.95. He also smacked six centuries and 15 half-centuries. He also holds the record for hitting the most fours (241) in the 50-over mega event. He holds the record for the most number of centuries(6) with the most number of runs in a tournament (673 in 2003).
3. Most runs in Tests
In the 200 Test matches that Sachin Tendulkar played for India, he scored giant 15921 runs. Sachin Tendulkar scored almost 16k runs in a single format which some of the players don’t even do in their entire career across all formats of the game.
2. Most runs in ODIs
Sachin Tendulkar scored 18426 runs in ODIs. He averaged 44.83 in the ODIs as well. He played 463 matches in the blue jersey and went on to score 49 centuries.
1. Most Test centuries
Sachin Tendulkar has scored 51 centuries in the format which is just astonishing. His favourite opposition is Australia against whom the master racked up 11 tons in 39 matches scoring 3630 runs at an average of 55. 29 of his 51 tons came outside India while 17 of them came in the SENA countries (South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia).