Sachin Tendulkar Honoured by Guinness World Records
The Little Master,who had represented India in 200 Tests, 463 ODIs and 1 T20I was honoured by the Guinness World Records to commemorate the completion of its 60 years. He has the most runs in both Tests (15,921) and ODIs (18,426) along with the most number of hundreds (51 in Tests and 49 in ODIs) in both forms of the game.
The organisation has honoured about 60 athletes with a certificate and a medal of its 60th anniversary, which is also their recognition of the achievements of the sports personalities.
"I'm delighted to be included in the Guinness World Records 60th anniversary celebrations. I'm extremely proud of what I was able to achieve throughout my career in cricket and to be recognised alongside so many other greats feels very special," said Sachin Tendulkar when asked how it felt to be honoured by Guinness, according to an article in www.guinnessworldrecords.com.
Here are the records made by Sachin Tendulkar In Guinness World Records
- Most runs scored in One-Day Internationals in a calendar year (male)
- Most runs scored in an international career (male)
- Most player-of-the-match awards won (international career0
- Most One-Day International runs scored in a partnership (career)
- Most Test hundreds scored in a partnership (career)
- Most matches played in a One-Day International career (male)
- Most international 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 a One-Day International
- Most runs scored in a One-Day International career (male)
- Most runs scored by a player in an ICC World Cup tournament (male)
- Most runs scored in an ICC World Cup career (male)
- Most hundreds in a One-Day International career (male)
- Highest partnership for any wicket in a One-Day International (male)
- Most Test matches played in a career (male)
- Most runs scored in a Test match career (male)
- First player to score a double century in 50-over internationals.
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