‘God of Cricket’ Sachin Tendulkar Joined the ICC Hall of Fame .

Master Blaster, Lord of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar has been included in the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame with former South African fast bowler Alan Donald. Sachin, 46, is the sixth Indian to get a place in this prestigious list. Prior to him, Rahul Dravid received this honor in 2018.

 

 

Tendulkar said at the function organized in London, “It is a great honor for me.” Sachin holds world record for most runs in both Test and ODIs.

 

 

 

Sachin (Career 1989-2013) scored 15921 runs in 200 Test matches at an average of 53.78, including his 51 centuries. In addition, Sachin scored 18426 runs at an average of 44.83 in 463 ODIs, including his 49 centuries. In this way, he is the only batsman to score 100 international hundreds.

 

 

Anil Kumble got this honor in 2015. Bishan Singh Bedi and Sunil Gavaskar were inducted into the inaugural ‘ICC Cricket Hall of Fame’ in 2009. Kapil Dev received this honor in 2010.

Apart from Sachin and Donald, two-time world cup winner Australian women cricketer Katherine Fitzpatrick has also been included in the Hall of Fame. With this, the total number of players joining ‘Hall of Fame’ has increased to 90.

Donald (Career, 1991-2003), 52-year-old fast bowlers in cricket history, took 330 Test wickets and 272 wickets in ODI International during his career.

 

51-year-old former female cricketer Fitzpatrick (Career 1991-2007) achieved 180 wickets in ODIs and 60 wickets in Tests during his career. As a coach, he guided the Australian women team for three World Cup titles.

 

 

 

 

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