Sachin Tendulkar factfile: All that you need to know about the legendary batsman
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Sachin Tendulkar factfile: All that you need to know about the legendary batsmanFactfile on India`s record-breaking batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who will play his 200th and final Test in Mumbai from Thursday:

Full name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Playing Style: Right-hand batsman, right-arm spinner

Major teams: India, Mumbai.

Height: 5 feet, 5 inches (165.1 centimetres)

Career

Tests: Matches 199, Runs 15,847, Highest 248 not out, Average 53.71, Centuries 51, Half-centuries 67


One-day internationals: Matches 463, Runs 18,426, Highest 200 not out, Average 44.83, Centuries 49, Half-centuries 96

Twenty20: Match 1, Runs 10, Average 10.00

World records

• Most Test runs and centuries

• Most one-day runs and centuries

• Only batsman to score 100 international centuries

• Most World Cup runs (2,278)

• Most appearances in Tests and one-day internationals


1,000 or more Test runs in a calendar year six times: 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2010

1,000 or more one-day runs in a calendar year seven times: 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2007

Key dates

April 24, 1973: Born in Mumbai

December 11, 1988: First class debut aged 15 with a century

November 15, 1989: Test debut v Pakistan, Karachi

December 18, 1989: One-day debut v Pakistan, Gujranwala

August 14, 1990: Maiden Test century v England, Old Trafford aged 17

December 10, 2005: Overtakes Sunil Gavaskar`s world record of 34 Test tons

October 17, 2008: Overtakes Brian Lara as highest run-getter in Tests

February 24, 2010: First batsman to score 200 in one-day cricket.

April 2, 2011: World Cup winner with India

March 16, 2012: Becomes only batsman to score 100 international tons.

November 14, 2013: Will play his 200th and final Test in Mumbai. He has already retired from one-day and Twenty20 cricket.
AFP

First Published: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 10:40


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