Sachin Tendulkar is undoubtedly the best best sportsman in the world. There may be some different opinions but for Indians like us he is the GOD of sports, especially Cricket. He is serving the country for last 22 years. He is the best roll model for a teenager. Through his 22 years of cricketing career he had no personal controversies. Here I’m listing 20 of his biggest achievements in Cricket.
In 1987 before making his first-class appearance, at the age of 14 Sachin made a record partnership of unbeaten 664 runs with Vinod Kambli in an inter-school match. Sachin made an unbeaten 326 while Kambli made an unbeaten 349. This partnership was broken in November 2006 by two schoolboys from Hyderabad – Manoj Kumar and Mohammad Shaibaz – they scored an unbeaten 721-run partnership.
Sachin Tendulkar is the youngest Indian to play Test cricket. He made international debut for India at an age of 16 years and 204 days against Pakistan in Karachi in Nov 15-20, 1989. Rest of that test sires is know to all of us. He finished that sires with 215 runs at an average of 35.83.
Here is the video of Sachin’s first test inning vs Pakistan on 15th November 1989 in Karachi.
He is also the youngest ODI debutant for India. He made his ODI debut in the same tour versus Pakistan at Gujranwala in Pakistan on Dec 18, 1989
Sachin Tendulkar 1st runs in One Day Cricket – 36 vs NZ 4th ODI 1990
Sachin Tendulkar has scored highest half centuries in the world. He has 95 ODI half centuries on his name. His nearest competitor was retired Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan) with 83 half centuries.
Sachin became the world’s richest cricketer when he signed a whopping 31.5 crore rupees deal with WorldTel in 1995. At that time it was one of the biggest deals in sports.
Sachin Tendulkar has hit the maximum number of fours in both Test and One Day cricket. In Test cricket he hit 1892 fours and in one-day cricket he has 1981 fours.
He is the Fastest person to reach 10,000. Sachin completed his 10,000 one-day runs in 259 one-day innings(266 matches). Next to Sachin is Sourav Ganguly who reached 10,000 runs in 263 innings(272 matches).
Sachin and Sourav both has the highest opening partnership of 6609 runs in 136 matches with 21 hundred runs partnership and 23 fifty partnership.
In 1998 Sachin scored 9 one-day centuries in a single calender year. That is the highest centuries scored by any batsman in a single year.
As a world cup history, Sachin Tendulkar is the best batsman with a total of 2278 runs in 45 matches with a batting average of 56.95.