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Sachin Tendulkar honoured by Guinness on 60th anniversary

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Rajya Sabha MP and Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar was honoured by Guinness World Records for his commendable contribution to the sport. He was felicitated by Guinness World Records on its 60th anniversary, marking the celebration of Cricket Legend’s extraordinary achievement.

Sachin Tendulkar represented India in 200 Tests, 463 ODIs and 1 T20I. He has the most runs in both Tests (15,921) and ODIs (18,426) along with the most number of hundreds (51 in Tests and 49 in ODIs) in both forms of the game.

The Guinness World Records presented the 41-year-old with an exclusive 60th anniversary certificate and medal. He was named to be among the best outstanding athletes from across the sporting world.

He currently holds a staggering 19 Guinness World Records titles. These are:

1.Most runs scored in One-Day Internationals in a calendar year (male)
2 Most runs scored in an international career (male)
3.Most player-of-the-match awards won (international career)
4.Most One-Day International runs scored in a partnership (career)
5.Most Test hundreds scored in a partnership (career)
6.Most matches played in a One-Day International career (male)
7.Most international hundreds scored in a partnership (career)
8.Most hundreds in a Test match career (male)
9.Most Test runs scored in a partnership (career)
10.Most centuries scored in international cricket
11.First player to score a double century in a One-Day International
12.Most runs scored in a One-Day International career (male)
13.Most runs scored by a player in an ICC World Cup tournament (male)
14.Most runs scored in an ICC World Cup career (male)
15.Most hundreds in a One-Day International career (male)
16.Highest partnership for any wicket in a One-Day International (male)
17.Most Test matches played in a career (male)
18.Most runs scored in a Test match career (male)
19.First player to score a double century in a 50-over international