Why Sachin Tendulkar is known as the God of Cricket?
Former Indian International Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who has shown consistent performance throughout his 24-years-long career. He is extensively known as the prominent batsman in the history of cricket. His crisp timing and impeccable selection of shots have earned him a remarkable number of scores. His ideal standards of batting have always made miracles in the cricket ground. That is why Sachin Tendulkar is known as the “God of Cricket.” He also won the 50 over World Cup in 2011.
The player with 100 International Centuries.
The only player who has obtained one hundred centuries at the international level. Sachin has scored an invincible score of 51 centuries in ODIs and 49 in Test Series.
The first player to score a double century.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was the first-ever batsman to achieve a 200 run milestone in One Day International on 24 February 2010 against South Africa at Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior.
The highest run-scorer in the world.
Tendulkar holds the world record of having the highest runs in both ODI and Test cricket formats in the history of cricket having a total score of 34,347 runs overall. In 200 Test matches, he has a total of 15,921 runs while 18.426 runs in 463 One Day Internationals.
The legendary man having the maximum “Man of the Match” titles.
People call him Master Blaster. He has received the highest Man of the Match title throughout his career. With his flawless batting, he acquired 62 MTM titles in ODIs and 62 in Test matches.
The cricketer who played the most.
There is no doubt why he is called God of Cricket because he has scored the maximum number of runs and he has earned that title. Despite he has even set the record to play the most International matches. 644 commendable international matches in all the formats.
2003 World Cup record holder!
Sachin has created amazing world records. In the 2003 World Cup, he had scored 673 runs in total and till now, no other batsmen have broken his record. Hence, he is the player having the most runs in a World Cup.
World Cup Winner in 2011
He also won the 50 over World Cup in 2011. But, he played a match-winning knock against Pakistan in a semi-final game where other players were struggling to score runs. However, he kept his cool and perform in a high-pressure game.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Who is known as the god of cricket?
Sachin Tendulkar is known as the ‘God of Cricket’ for his illustrative career that lasted from 1989 to 2013. Also known as Master Blaster, he was coached by Ramakant Achrekar in Mumbai.
Who is the next god of cricket?
There is many who can possibly become the next ‘God of Cricket’ like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. However, the advantage that Tendulkar had was he started his career at a very young age of 16.
Who said Sachin is the God of cricket?
While it is unclear who was the first person to have used the term ‘God of Cricket’, he is referred to as such because of the huge number of records that he created.
Who is World Cricket God?
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is the world cricket god. His prolific career lasted from 1989 to 2013. Even though he has retired, he is considered to be the best Indian batsman to date.
Who is the 2nd God of cricket?
Many feel today that Indian captain Virat Kohli deserves to be referred as the 2nd God of Cricket. This is because of his consistent ability to score runs.