Sachin needs 7 more to cross 17000 in ODIs

Zeecric Bureau

Nagpur: India’s batting legend Sachin Tendulkar is now just 7 runs shy of becoming the first player ever to reach 17000 runs in one day cricket.

Fans have been eager with anticipation since the commencement of the Hero Honda Cup between India and Australia, and Sachin, with scores of 14, 4, 32 and 40 in run to the Hyderabad ODI, would be keen to finally get past the milestone.

Sachin was also the first batsman to complete 10,000 runs, is not only the highest ever run getter in ODIs, besides belting out maximum number of centuries (44).

In Tests, again he is the highest run-getter with 12, 777 runs to his kitty besides scoring the maximum number of tons (42).

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