Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest batsmen in the world. He is an international cricketer and former Caption of India. His list of records is almost unending. At the age of 16, he became the youngest player, and till then, he continued breaking records and setting new ones. He has inspired millions. He had made his position in almost all the hearts of a person in the world.
Although Tendulkar made his ODI debut in 1989, it was only after five years he made his first century in the format. He made 110 against Australia in the third match of the Singer World Series at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, in September 1994. In ODIs, Tendulkar has scored centuries against 11 different opponents.
He was the first batsman to score a double century in ODIs. He has scored 19 ODI centuries in India, compared to 30 in a way or neutral venues. He has been dismissed 18 times between the score of 90 and 99 and 17 times between the score of 80 and 89.
In 2002, halfway through his career, Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack ranked him the second-highest Test batsman of all time, behind Don Bradman, and the second-highest ODI batsman of all time, behind Viv Richards.
In the 2011 World Cup Victory, he became the highest run-scorer with 482 runs at an average of 53.55 in the tournament, and he could not stop his tears after this victory.
Tendulkar became the first batsman in history to cross the 34,000 run aggregate in all formats of Cricket on 5 December 2012. On 16 March 2012, his much-awaited 100th-century milestone was achieved against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup. The century record of Tendulkar still stands untouched. Sachin has 164 half-centuries to his name.
Sachin announced his retirement on 23 December 2012 from ODI Cricket. He also stated that he would not be playing in T20 Internationals. His 24 year-long marvelous cricket career came to an end on 16 November 2013 when he announced his retirement.