Sachin Tendulkar honoured by Guinness on 60th anniversary

Shashi / 14 December 2014

Indian cricket ‘God’ Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar has been reverenced by the Guinness World Records to celebrate the completion of its 60 years. The consortium has esteemed about 60 athletes with a medal and a certificate of its 60th anniversary, which is also their identification of the achievements of the sports personalities.

Sachin Tendulkar said that he is very happy to be included in the Guinness World Records 60th anniversary celebrations. He is very proud of what he was able to achieve throughout his career in cricket and to be known alongside so many other greats feels very special.

He played 200 Tests in his career for 24 years, and scored 15,921 runs with 51 centuries. In 463 One Day Internationals (ODIs) he scored 18,426 runs with 49 centuries.

The editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday said, Sachin Tendulkar is India’s most famous multiple record holder. He is also an inspiration to millions of people, not just in India but across the globe, and they are extremely esteemed to accept him in their anniversary year.

Sachin Tendulkar holds the following Guinness World Records:

Most runs scored in an international career (male)

Most runs scored in One Day Internationals in a calendar year (male)

Most player of the match awards won (international career)

Most One-Day International runs scored in a partnership (career)

Most matches played in a One-Day International career (male)

Most international hundreds scored in a partnership (career)

Most Test hundreds scored in a partnership (career)

Most hundreds in a Test match career (male)

Most Test runs scored in a partnership (career)

Most centuries scored in international cricket

First player to score a double century in an ODI

Most runs scored in a One-Day International career (male)

Most runs scored in an ICC World Cup career (male)

Most runs scored by a player in an ICC World Cup tournament (male)

Most hundreds in a One-Day International career (male)

Highest partnership for any wicket in a One-Day International (male)

Most runs scored in a Test match career (male)

Most Test matches played in a career (male)

First player to score a double century in 50-over internationals

 

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