Must know facts about Sachin Tendulkar

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  • • Sachin Tendulkar has played in the most number of ODIs – 463
  • • He has scored the most numer of ODI runs - 18,426
  • • He has cracked the most number of ODI tons – 49
  • • He has scored 96 fifties in 50-over format.
  • • The year that brought him the richest success in ODIs was 1998. He slammed nine centuries and scored 1,894 runs in that year.
  • • In his career, the legend had been the top ranked batsman in ODIs for a total of 112 matches or 354 days.
  • • He was the youngest to top the batting rankings for ODIs – at 8346 days in February 1996.
  • • He retires at number 28 in the ICC ODI Rankings for batsmen.
  • • Sachin Tendulkar made it to as high as number 2 in the all-rounders` table in ODIs in March 1996.
  • • He became English county Yorkshire`s first overseas professional in 1992.
  • • Tendulkar’s favourite sports personality is former tennis star John McEroe.
  • Source: ICC

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