The Master Blaster has his name imprinted on almost all the record lists of cricket. This Indian Cricketer is not just celebrated in India but worldwide. Here are a few moments from his successful journey which prove him to be the God of Cricket:
1. Records :
Apart from winning hearts, he has won many awards and recognitions for his glorious numbers. Tendulkar has won record breaking 62 Man of the Match awards and15 Man of the Series awards.Hebecame the 1stperson in the history of cricket to score a double century in ODI.He has bagged100 centuries in his glorious career of 663 matches and has hit 2016 fours and 195 sixes.
2. Sayings :
Not just Indians, people across the globe humbly agree that Sachin Tendulkar is the God of Cricket. Popular Australian cricketer,Matthew Hayden once said, “I have seen God, he bats at number 4 for India in Tests”.Shane Warne said, “I’ll be going to bed having nightmares of Sachin just running down the wicket and belting me back over the head for six.”,after Sachin’s tremendous innings in Sharjah 1998.
3. Statistics :
His runs scored speak volumes for itself; the 15,921 runs in Tests and 18,426 in ODI. The Man with the Golden Arm has 200 wickets under his belt. The 1996 World Cup saw Sachin in a new light when he scored 523 runs, including 2 centuries.
4. Recognition :
The God of Cricket is the youngest recipient of the India’s most prestigious award, Bharat Ratna. Also, a biographic movie, Sachin: A Billion Dreams is going to release soon. His Bollywood acting debut will bring the various moments of his glorious cricket career to screen.
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We love you Sachin! His sudden retirement from cricket did break many hearts, but he has place in our hearts forever. We wish him best of luck for all his endeavors!