Guinness World Records honours Tendulkar on 60th anniversary

"I'm extremely proud of what I was able to achieve throughout my career in cricket"

“I’m extremely proud of what I was able to achieve throughout my career in cricket”

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Legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been honoured by Guinness World Records on their 60th anniversary.

The organisation handed out a certificate and a medal to 60 athletes in recognition of their sporting achievements.

“I’m delighted to be included in the Guinness World Records 60th anniversary celebrations,” Tendulkar said. “I’m extremely proud of what I was able to achieve throughout my career in cricket and to be recognised alongside so many other greats feels very special.”

Guinness World Records editor-in-chief Craig Glenday added: “Sachin Tendulkar is India’s most famous multiple record-holder. He’s also an inspiration to millions of people, not just in India but around the world, and we’re extremely honoured to recognise him in our anniversary year.”

 

A list of the Guinness World Records held by Sachin Tendulkar:

  • Most runs scored in One-Day Internationals in a calendar year (male)
  • Most runs scored in an international career (male)
  • Most player-of-the-match awards won (international career)
  • Most One-Day International runs scored in a partnership (career)
  • Most Test hundreds scored in a partnership (career)
  • Most matches played in a One-Day International career (male)
  • Most international hundreds scored in a partnership (career)
  • Most hundreds in a Test match career (male)
  • Most Test runs scored in a partnership (career)
  • Most centuries scored in international cricket
  • First player to score a double century in a One-Day International
  • Most runs scored in a One-Day International career (male)
  • Most runs scored by a player in an ICC World Cup tournament (male)
  • Most runs scored in an ICC World Cup career (male)
  • Most hundreds in a One-Day International career (male)
  • Highest partnership for any wicket in a One-Day International (male)
  • Most Test matches played in a career (male)
  • Most runs scored in a Test match career (male)
  • First player to score a double century in 50-over internationals

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