Bowlers who dismissed Sachin Tendulkar the most number of times in International Cricket

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is considered the ‘God of cricket’. He is the highest run scorer in Test and ODIs with 15921 runs with an average of 53.78 in Test matches and 18426 runs with an average of 44.83 in ODIs. But he too was dismissed by several bowlers. Here are the 10 bowlers who gave Sachin Tendulkar a tough challenge by dismissing him the most number of times in International Cricket.

10. Abdul Razzaq (Pakistan) – 6 Times

Abdul Razzaq is a Pakistani right arm fast-medium bowler and a right-handed batsman and a member of Pakistan cricket team. This Pakistani bowler managed the 10th position by dismissing Sachin Tendulkar 6 times. He played 46 Test matches and took 100 wickets with 1 5Ws and took 269 wickets in 265 ODIs with 3 5Ws.

9. Azhar Mahmood (Pakistan) – 6 Times

Another Pakistani right-arm fast-medium bowler made it to the list. He was unable to take lots of wickets in the International Cricket but he managed to take 6 wickets of the Little Master in 20 ODIs and took a total of 123 wickets in his ODI career.

8. Jason Gillespie (Australia) – 6 Times

Jason Neil Gillespie is an Australian cricketer who formerly represented Australia at international level, in both Tests and One Day Internationals. This bowler took many wickets in his career but 6 of them were of Sachin Tendulkar. He has taken 259 wickets in Test Matches and 142 wickets in ODIs.

7. Heath Streak (Zimbabwe) – 7 Times

Heath Hilton Streak is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. He made his Test debut in Zimbabwe‘s tour of Pakistan 1993/1994 making his mark by taking 8 wickets in the 2nd Test at Rawalpindi. This formar legend took 7 wickets of Sachin Tendulkar. He garnered 216 and 239 in Test matches and ODIs respectively.

6. James Anderson (England) – 8 Times

James Michael “Jimmy” Anderson (born 30 July 1982 in Burnley, Lancashire) is an English cricketer. He plays first-class cricket for Lancashire and since arriving on the international scene in 2002/03, before his first full season of county cricket, Anderson has represented England in over 90 Test matches and over 160 One Day Internationals. He is England’s all-time highest international wicket-taker when combined across all three formats, and only the fourth English bowler to take 300 Test wickets. He took 355 and 255 wickets in Test Matches and ODIs.

5. Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) – 9 Times

Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas, usually known as Chaminda Vaas, is a former Sri Lankan cricketer regarded as the best fast bowler to have come out of the country. This superb bowler took 355 and 400 wickets in Test Matches and ODIs and out of these 9 wickets came from Sachin Tendulkar.

4. Shaun Pollock (South Africa) – 9 Times

Shaun Maclean Pollock is a South African retired cricketer who is considered a bowling all-rounder. From 2000 to 2003 he was the captain of the South African cricket team. He took 421 and 393 wickets in Test Matches and ODI and 9 wickets of Sachin Tendulkar.

3. Glenn McGrath (Australia) – 13 Times

Glenn Donald McGrath AM, nicknamed “Pigeon”, is a former Australian cricket player and a part-time Cricket Commentator for Channel Nine’s Cricket coverage. This former player gave Sachin a tough match by taking 13 wickets of him. He took 563 and 381 wickets in Test Matches and ODIs.

2. Muthiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) – 13 Times

Muttiah Muralitharan is a Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2002. He is highest wicket taker in Test matches and ODIs by taking 800 and 534 wickets respectively.

1.  Brett Lee (Australia) – 14 Times

Brett Lee is a former Australian cricketer and a Channel Nine cricket commentator. During his international career, Lee was recognised as one of the fastest bowlers in the world of cricket. This super fast bowler gave Sachin the toughest competition by taking the highest number of Sachin’s wickets. He took 310 and 380 wickets in Test matches and ODIs in his career.





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Chaminda Vaas



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