Sachin Tendulkar walks off after owning almost every ODI record

Sachin Tendulkar

Arguably the greatest batsman in modern day cricket, Sachin Tendulkar walks into ODI sunset after re-writing just about every batting record worth owning, including those of most runs and most centuries.

The batting great has amassed 18426 runs from 463 ODIs at an average of 44.83. He was just one short of completing a staggering half-century of hundreds in the 50-over format, when he announced his retirement from this form of the game.

Records Tendulkar holds:

Most matches: 463

Most Man of the Match awards: 62

Most Player of the Series awards: 15

Longest career: 22 years 91 days

Only one to accomplish the triple in ODIs: 15000 runs (18426), 100 wickets (154) and 100 catches (140)

Most ODI runs: 18426 (ave.44.83) in 463 matches

Most ODI centuries: 49

Most hundreds against one team: 9 vs Australia

Only batsman to register 8 or more hundreds against two nations: 9 vs Australia and 8 vs Sri Lanka

Most innings of 50-plus: 195 -- 49 centuries + 96 fifties

Most runs in a calendar year: 1894 (ave.65.31) in 34 matches in 1998

Most hundreds in a calendar year: 9 in 34 matches in 1998

1000 runs in a calendar year most times: 7 times

Most 90s in a career: 18

Most fours: 2016

Most runs against Australia: 3077 at an average of 44.59 in 71 matches

Most runs against Sri Lanka: 3113 (ave.43.84) in 84 matches

Most runs against South Africa: 2001 runs at an average of 35.73 in 57 matches

Most centuries against South Africa: 5

Most runs against Pakistan: 2526 (ave.40.09) in 69 matches

Most hundreds against Pakistan: 5 - a record he shares with Brian Lara

First batsman to post a douoble hundred: 200 not out against South Africa at Gwalior on Feb.24,2010

Most runs in World Cups: 2278 runs at an average of 56.95 in 45 matches

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