Happy Birthday to the Batting legend Sachin!!!

With 15,921 runs in Tests and 18,426 runs in ODIs to end his remarkable career, Sachin lifted the world cup trophy in 2011 while captaining MS Dhoni, fulfilling a lifetime dream. Sachin achieved an incredible 100 international hundreds, 51 in Test matches and 49 in One-Day Internationals.

India's batting icon, known as the god of cricket, turns 51 on Wednesday, april 24. After making history against pakistan in 1989 as the 16-year-old indian cricket player to play in an international match, Sachin Tendulkar went on to break other batting records and become the first player to score 100 international centuries. Because of his mystique, even Sir Don Bradman once remarked that Sachin was the closest player to choosing an Australian great to bat like.

Under MS Dhoni's leadership, Sachin realized his dream of winning the World Cup in 2011. He concluded his career with 18,426 runs in ODIs and 15,921 runs in Tests. He scored 50 of his 100 international hundreds in ODIs and 51 in Tests. Being the first batter to hit 50 hundreds in one-day internationals, virat kohli shattered his previous record. Then, as Sachin watched the game from the grandstand, he famously bowed to him. In 2012, he ended his ODI career. A year later, in november 2013, he announced his retirement from all cricket activities following his 200th Test match. In 664 international matches, he amused the cricket world and amassed an incredible 34,357 runs in the global arena.

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