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Statistical highlights of Sachin Tendulkar's Test career


Cricketnext Staff
Nov 16, 2013 at 07:51pm IST

Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said his final goodbye to cricket but the master batsman leaves behind innumerable memories and a mountain of records to savour. Here is a statistical highlights of the genius Test career.

# In the just concluded Mumbai Test, he has created cricket history by becoming the first player to have appeared in 200 Tests.

# The only player to have appeared in 300 innings (329).

Statistical highlights of Sachin Tendulkar's Test career

Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said his final goodbye to cricket but the master batsman leaves behind innumerable memories and a mountain of records to savour.

# Holds a record for registering most centuries (51).

# Holds a record for recording most fifties (68).

# Holds a record for posting most innings of fifty-plus - 119 Centuries 51 + fifties 68.

# Holds a record for the highest run-aggregate (15,921 at an average of 53.78 in 200 matches).

# Holds a record for registering most centuries on foreign soil (29 in 106 Tests).

# With 20 innings of 150-plus, he holds a world record.

With eleven innings of 150-plus overseas, he holds a world record.

# Both his aggregate - 1995 runs at an average of 60.45 in 25 Tests and nine hundreds are records against Sri Lanka.

# Only batsman to aggregate 1,000 runs against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka - 1155 at an average of 67.94 in twelve Tests.

# Holds a record for most runs overseas - 8705 (ave.54.74) in 106 Tests.

# Recorded six innings of 200 or more, sharing an Indian record with Virender Sehwag.

# Figures in 72 Tests in a winning cause - the most by a player from the subcontinent. (including the Wankhede Test vs West Indies)

# Managed 5946 runs (ave.61.93) in 72 Tests - the most by a player from the subcontinent in a winning cause. (including the Wankhede Test vs West Indies)

# Completed a hundred with a six six times - a world record.

# Registered seven hundreds in a calendar year (2010) - an Indian record.

# Six times in a calendar year, he has completed 1000 runs - a record.

# Recorded eleven hundreds against Australia - the most by a player from the sub-continent.

# Managed 3630 runs (ave.55.00) in 39 Tests against Australia - the most by a player from the sub-continent.

# Scored 495 runs in three innings before being dismissed - a world record - his sequence of scores being 241 not out & 60 not out vs Australia at Sydney in January 2004 and 194 not out vs Pakistan at Multan in March 2004.

# With ten innings of 90 or more, he shares an unwanted Test record with Rahul Dravid and Steve Waugh.

# Shares 20 century stands with Rahul Dravid - a world record for most century partnerships by any pair.

# Aggregated 6920 at an average of 50.51 in 143 innings, including 20 partnerships of 100-plus and 29 between 50 and 99 - a world record.

# Shares 18 double century stands (200 or more) - an Indian record and the second highest overall, next only to Kallis (20).

# With 14 Man of the Match awards, he possesses an Indian record.

# With five Man of the series awards, he shares an Indian record with Virender Sehwag.

# Shares a record for reaching 10,000 runs in least number of innings (195) with Brian Lara and Kumar Sangakkara.

# Shares a record for reaching 12,000 runs in least number of innings (247) with Ricky Ponting.

# Holds a record for reaching 13,000 runs in least number of innings (266).

# The only player to have recorded 2000 fours (2058) apart from 69 sixes.

# Only Indian player to amass 50,000 runs in all formats of the game i.e., first-class, List A and Twenty20.

# Holds a record for most international centuries (100) - 51 in Tests and 49 in One Day Internationals - 29 more than Ricky Ponting (71).

# Only player to have amassed more than 30,000 international runs - 34,357 at an average of 48.52.

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