Sachin Tendulkar retires from ODIs: Sachin’s cricket records and International career

Sachin Tendulkar retires from One Day Cricket

  1. Sachin Tendulkar, the 39-year –old versatile player announced his retirement from ODIs on 23rd December, 2012 just before the Indian team selection against Pakistan.
  2. By announcing retirement from One Day International, it seemed, there is end of cricket era.Sachin’s cricket records and International career
  3. It is an end of 23 years of glorious cricket where he has created so many landmarks and history.
  4. His decision for retirement has upset millions of his fans around the world.
  5. The master blaster played his last One Day on 18th March, 2012 in Dhaka.
  6. He said that he was happy to be the part of winning World Cup Team, 2011.
  7. He is the finest cricket in the world just after the legendary Sir Donald Bradman.
  8. Sachin made his ODI debut in 1989 against Pakistan and quitting the format just before arch rival series.
  9. He has played 463 One-Dayers and gathered 18, 426 runs at the average of 44.83.
  10. It was Sachin Tendulkar who suggested Sharad Powar for Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Records

  1. Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest ODIs batsman in the world.
  2. Tendulkar was the part of 2011 World Cup winning team.
  3. He is compared with Sir Donald Bradman and Viv Richards.
  4. Tendulkar is the first batsman who completed 34, 000 runs in all the three formats (ODIs +Tests +Twenty 20) on 5th December, 2012.
  5. In all the formats, Sachin has played total 657 international matches.
  6. He along with Vinod Kambli made a history by making 664 runs in 1988 in a school games.  In 2006, it was broken by Hyderabad batsmen.
  7. He is the highest scorer in Test Matches too with aggregate of 15, 470 runs.
  8. He is having the titled of highest centuries: 51 centuries in Test and 49 centuries in ODIs.
  9.  He is the first player who has made maximum number of centuries (6) and maximum runs in World Cup cricket.
  10. He is the player who made over 1000 runs 7 times in different calendar year.
  11. He is the player who played the highest number of matches both in One day and Test.

Sachin Tendulkar’s International Career

  1. Tendulkar made his internal debut against Pakistan in Test match in 1989 at the age of 16 years and 223 days.
  2. He scored his first ODI century in 1994 against Australia in Sri Lanka after playing 79 ODIs.
  3. Tendulkar as a captain played 25  Test Matches where he won 4 matches, lost 9 matches and 12 were drawn.
  4. In his captaincy, India played 73 matches out of which India won 23 matches and lost 43 matches. Two matches were got tied and no result come in 6 matches.
  5. Tendulkar made his 100th international century at Mirpur against Bangladesh during the Asia Cup in 2012.
  6. Sachin Tendulkar has played 463 ODIs and had made 18, 426 runs.
  7.  He has made 49 Centuries and 96 half centuries in ODIs.
  8. He is the only player in the history of cricket who has made double centuries in the One Day format.
  9. He played his last One day in Dhaka on 18th March, 2012. The master blaster thanked all his well wishers for their supports.
  10. He has been Man of the Match 13 times and man of the Series 4 times in Test.
  11. He has been Man of the Match 60 times and man of the series 14 times in ODIs.

Awards given to Sachin Tendulkar

  1. Padma Shri
  2. Padma Vibhushan
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
  4. Group captain award by Indian Air Force
  5. Doctorate degree by University of Mysore
  6. Order of Australia
  7. Wisden Cricketer of the year
  8. Besides these, the master blaster was awarded from so many awards.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Early History

  1. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born on 24 April, 1973 in Mumbai.
  2. Ramakant Achrekar who shaped Sachin’s formative cricket period.
  3. Tendulkar joined MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai to become a fast bowler, but it was Dennis Lillee who advised him to opt batting.
  4. He married to Anjali in 1995 who is six years older to him.
  5. The couple is blessed with two children-Sara and Arjun.

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