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Sachin Tendulkar completes ‘Half-Century’, 50 unique records on 50th birthday, on which he is called ‘God of Cricket’

Indian cricket team’s great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is celebrating his 50th birthday today. Sachin, who made his debut in international cricket at the age of just 16, made many records in his career. In the 90s, Sachin had taken Indian cricket to the heights of world cricket. Sachin lived like an era. The position that Sachin has achieved in world cricket cannot be compared to any other side. Sachin has scored 100 centuries in his career and all the centuries have been more than one, but the storm that Sachin brought in Sharjah in the year 1998 has not been forgotten by the cricket fans till date. That century against Australia is still captured in the minds of cricket fans. Sachin played an inning of 143 runs in 131 balls. That century scored by Sachin is known as ‘Desert Storm’. By the way, Sachin had recently revealed his favorite century while talking to the fans on social media. Sachin told that the century he scored in Perth in 1992 was one of the best century of his career.

Today Sachin has turned 50 years old. In such a situation, know about those 50 records made in his cricket career which have been amazing.

Records made by Sachin in ODIs

1. The first batsman to score a double century in ODIs was
2. Most centuries in ODIs – 49.
3. Most fifties in ODIs – 96.
4. Most 150+ scores in ODIs – 5 times
5. Most runs in a calendar year in ODI cricket – 1,894 runs in the year 1998.
6. Most centuries in a calendar year – 9 centuries in 1998
7. Most centuries against any one rival country – Tendulkar has scored 9 ODI centuries against Australia.
8. Most boundaries (4s) scored in ODIs – 2,016
9. Most ODI matches by a cricketer – 463
10. First batsman to score 10,000 runs in ODIs
11. Most Man of the Match (MoM) awards in ODIs – 62.
12. Most Man of the Match award winners in World Cup matches, 9 times
13. Man of the Series (MoS) award in ODIs – 15 times
14. Sachin scored 1,000+ runs in a calendar year on seven different occasions – 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2007. This is a world record.
15. Highest partnership for any wicket in ODIs – 331 runs with Rahul Dravid (against New Zealand at Hyderabad on November 8, 1999).
16. Sachin has the most runs in ODIs.

Records made in Test cricket

17. Most centuries in the history of Test cricket – 51 centuries
18. The first and only cricketer to score 50 Test hundreds, Sachin achieved the feat on 19 December 2010 against South Africa at the      Supersport Park in Centurion.
19. Highest run scorer in Test cricket – 15921 runs
20. Tendulkar is also the fastest batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket, Tendulkar achieved this position in 195 innings.
21. The first cricketer to reach 12,000 and 15,000 runs in Test cricket
22. Most capped player in Test cricket – 200 matches
23. Most Test centuries by an Indian batsman in a calendar year – 7 centuries
24. Most 150+ scores in Test cricket – 20 times
25. Most Man of the Match awards as an Indian – 14 times
26. 1,000+ Test runs in a calendar year on six occasions – in 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2008 and 2010. Sachin did this feat. – Another      world record
27. Youngest Indian to score Test century – Sachin scored his first century at the age of 17 years and 197 days.
28. Highest century partnership by a pair in Test cricket – Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid in over 19 hundred stands. Another        world record of master blaster.
29. Most Test centuries abroad – 29 centuries
30. Sachin is the only player other than Graham Gooch to score 12 centuries after the age of 35
31. The only player in the world to play 200 test matches.

More amazing records of Sachin

32. The only player to score first five Test centuries by the age of 20.
33. The only batsman in the world to score 2,000+ runs in World Cup matches.
3. Most runs in a World Cup – Sachin scored 673 runs in the 2003 World Cup.
34. Only cricketer to achieve the unique double of scoring 15,000+ ODI runs and taking 150+ ODI wickets.
35. The first batsman to score 50 international centuries (Test and ODI)
36. The first batsman to score 60 international centuries (Test and ODI).
37. Only player to score 30,000 international runs (Tests and ODIs)
38. Sachin is the only player to score a century on his Ranji Trophy debut, Duleep Trophy debut, as well as Irani Trophy debut
39. Most centuries in World Cup – Tendulkar has scored six centuries
40. In World Cup matches, Sachin has passed the 50-run mark on 21 occasions (including his six World Cup hundreds), which is a        record.
41. Sachin has hit the maximum number of fours in international cricket.
42. Most Man of the Match and Man of the Series awards in International Cricket (all three forms combined) – 76 (14 in Tests, 62 in    ODIs).
43. Most Man of the Series awards – 20 (5 in Tests, 15 in ODIs)
44. Sachin and Sourav Ganguly have been involved in 100-plus partnerships 38 times in international cricket (all three forms                  combined). This is a world record.
45. 12,400 runs scored by this pair (Ganguly-Sachin) also comes in a world record.
46. Between 25 April 1990 and 24 April 1998, Sachin Tendulkar represented India in a total of 239 matches (54 Tests and 185 ODIs)    without missing a single match. 47. Sachin is the first and only player to score 100 international centuries (Test and ODI). Sachin           managed to achieve this mammoth feat during the 4th ODI match of the Asia Cup at Mirpur in 2012 against Bangladesh. This was         his 49th century in ODIs as well as his last century in international cricket.
48. The only bowler to save 6 runs or less in the last over twice in ODIs
49. The record of playing international cricket for the longest time, Sachin has registered his presence in international cricket for 24      years.
50. Sachin played ODI cricket for 22 years and 91 days which is a record.