RECORDS OF SACHIN TENDULKAR
On this day, a legend, a luminary, a master was born in Mumbai in 1973. On the 47th birth anniversary of Sachin Tendulkar, here is a quiz to check your knowledge on his records
Did you know? Sachin Tendulkar was the first Indian to win the Orange Cap in IPL. He scored 618 runs in the 2010 edition.
Which of these batsmen did Sachin Tendulkar surpass to become the highest run scorer in ODI in his knock of 69 in the ICC Champions Trophy 2000, Final?
Sachin Tendulkar went past Mohammad Azharuddin tally of 9378 runs.
Desmond Haynes (WI)
Mohammad Azharuddin (IND)
Aravinda de Silva (SL)
Saeed Anwar (PAK)
Tendulkar got to his 35th Test century to break the record set by Sunil Gavaskar (34) in 2005. Against which team did he achieve it?
Sachin scored 109 in the 2nd Test in Delhi in 2005 to surpass Sunil Gavaskar’s tally of 34
With a ton in the Coca Cola Cup Final in 1998, Tendulkar was the 2nd Indian to score 100 on his birthday in ODIs. Who was the other Mumbaikar to achieve it?
Vinod Kambli scored a 100 against England in Jaipur on 18th Jan 1993.
Twice Tendulkar has defended 6 or less runs in the 50th over of an ODI. Once against South Africa in the Hero Cup at Eden Gardens in 1993, which was the other?
Needing 6 off the last over with one wicket left, Brad Hogg was run out off the first ball.
vs West Indies in Perth, 1991
vs Bangladesh in Dhaka, 2004
vs Sri Lanka in Rajkot, 2007
vs Australia in Mohali, 1996
Tendulkar played 75 innings prior to his first ton in ODIs, which is the 2nd most innings played before a 100 for an Indian. Who has played the most?
Gavaskar played 100 innings before scoring an ODI century. In his 101st innings he made his first and only ODI hundred.
Tendulkar scored his only ton in IPL against KTK in 2011. What was special about the century?
Tendulkar scored an unbeaten 100 while captaining Mumbai Indians.
First 100 by a Mumbai Indians batsman
First 100 of IPL 2011
First 100 while chasing in the IPL
First 100 by a captain in IPL
Tendulkar has featured in 664 international matches. Who is his most common team-mate?
Sachin has played 391 matches with Dravid. Ponting with 84 matches was his most common opponent.
Which of these players has been dismissed the most by Tendulkar in international cricket?
Inzamam-ul-Haq was dismissed by Sachin on 8 occasions in international cricket.
Steve Waugh (AUS)
Brian Lara (WI)
Andy Flower (ZIM)
Tendulkar’s last shot in the IPL was a six in the league stages of the 2013 IPL. Against which team did he play?
Against SRH, Sachin suffered cramps on his left-arm that made it difficult for him to grip the bat.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kings XI Punjab
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Which player made his IPL debut in the match Tendulkar recorded the fastest 50 for a MI player in 2010 and eventually went on to break the record in 2013?
Pollard in 2013 against SRH in Mumbai (W) smashed a 20-ball fifty to break the record. Hardik Pandya, Pollard and Ishan Kishan, all three, currently hold the record.
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