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Sachin Tendulkar made world record against Pakistan at the age of 16 on this Day

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Sachin Tendulkar made world record against Pakistan

Sachin Tendulkar, the master blaster of the cricket world and former captain of Team India, scored his first half-century in international Test cricket on this day in 1989. When Tendulkar achieved this record, his age was only 16 years and 214 days. Significantly, in the history of international cricket, Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest player to score a Test half-century.

At present, this record is filed in the name of Indian female player Shafali Verma. He scored a half-century in just 15 years and 285 days against West Indies at Gross Islet. As soon as he achieved this record, he registered this record in the name of Sachin Tendulkar for almost 30 years.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

It is worth noting that the great Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who is called the God of Cricket, had scored his first half-century against India’s neighboring country Pakistan. Batting at number four for Team India in the Faisalabad ground, he played the best innings of 59 runs.

In this innings, he faced 172 balls and also hit 4 brilliant fours. However, nothing special happened with his bat in the second innings of that historic match. In the second innings, he faced 16 balls and was run out after scoring 8 runs with the help of 1 four.

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Remind you that the match was a draw between the two teams. At the same time, experienced middle order batsman Sanjay Manjrekar was awarded ‘Man of the Match’ for his excellent batting during the entire match. He scored half-centuries in both the innings of this match while batting brilliantly. Manjrekar played a brilliant innings of 76 runs in the first innings and 83 in the second innings.

The history of international cricket tells that the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar took the field in 200 test matches in his career. He scored 15921 runs in 329 innings at an average of 53.8. Apart from this, he took part in 463 matches in international one-day matches (ODI Sachin Tendulkar), and out of this he scored 18426 runs in 452 innings batting at an average of 44.8. And, has scored just 10 runs in an innings of a T20I match at an average of 10.0. Along with batting, he has also contributed in bowling. The Master Blaster has taken 46 wickets in International Test cricket, 154 in One Day Internationals and 1 wicket in T20I cricket. That is, he has also appeared in the role of an all-rounder.

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