Sachin Tendulkar was arguably one of the best players the cricket fraternity had ever seen. Since making his debut as a 16-year-old for Team India in 1989, he would go on to etch his name in the history books such was his talent. Being a legendary cricketer, Sachin broke various records and created many of his own.
In his illustrious career, the right-handed batsman did so well, that he earned the moniker of ‘God of Cricket’ which is no mean feat. Sachin continued to play for India until 2013, and in the meantime, he played various noteworthy knocks, winning a plethora of games for the national team on his own.
Of the many records that he created, some of them are standing strong even today, seven years after Sachin’s retirement, and are likely to stay that way for a long time.
Here are Sachin Tendulkar’s five records that are nearly impossible to break:
5) Highest appearances in Test cricket
Sachin Tendulkar, in his incredible career, went on to play 200 Test matches, which is a truly mind-boggling figure. Safe to say that this one record which will be nearly impossible to break.
Having made his debut in the purest format against Pakistan, the ‘Master Blaster’ went on to achieve an almost god-like status due to his on-field exploits. Sachin’s last Test appearance came against the West Indies in 2013, in his home ground of Wankhede Stadium.
Statistically speaking, the 46-year-old played 200 games in Test cricket, scoring 15,921 runs in the process, with an amazing average of 53.78, including 51 Test hundreds and 68 fifties.