Sharjah Cricket Ground names Sachin Tendulkar Stand on his 50th birthday
On Tuesday, the Sachin Tendulkar stand was unveiled at Sharjah Cricket Stadium by Sharjah Cricket Ground.
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On Sachin Tendulkar’s 50th birthday, Sharjah Cricket Stadium named a stand after him, which was extra special as he had a great record on this ground.
Sachin played a total of 42 matches in the UAE, scoring 1,778 runs with an average of 48.05. He scored seven centuries and seven fifties during his time playing cricket in the United Arab Emirates.
Sharjah Cricket Ground took to Instagram to express their pride and nostalgia at unveiling the Sachin Tendulkar stand, which coincided with the 25th anniversary of his Desert Storm innings.
Many of Sachin’s memorable matches were played at this iconic cricket venue, including his famous knock of 143 against Australia in 1998, which is known as the ‘Desert Storm’.
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On Sachin Tendulkar’s 50th birthday, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) unveiled gates named after him and West Indies cricketing legend Brian Lara. The newly named Lara-Tendulkar Gates will be used by all visiting players when they take the field at the iconic Australian venue.
Tendulkar had a fantastic record at the SCG, averaging 157 from five Test matches, with his first Test century on Australian soil also coming at this venue. He scored a total of 1,100 runs in 13 international matches at SCG, with four centuries and four fifties and his highest score being 241.
Among non-Australian players, Tendulkar is the third-highest run-scorer at the venue, behind West Indies’ Viv Richards and Desmond Haynes.
Sachin Tendulkar’s record in international cricket is unmatched by anyone else. He, the legendary Indian cricketer, has an unparalleled record in international cricket, which keeps him leagues above everyone else.
He has scored a total of 34,357 runs in 664 international appearances at an average of 48.52, making him the highest run-scorer in international cricket. Sachin has scored 100 centuries and 164 half-centuries, most in international cricket, and is the only player to have scored a century of centuries.
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Sachin Tendulkar also has the highest number of runs in both Test and ODI formats. Sachin Tendulkar’s impressive record includes 18,426 runs in ODIs at an average of 44.83, with 49 centuries and 96 half-centuries.
In Tests, he has scored 15,921 runs at an average of 53.78, 51 centuries, and 68 fifties. This makes him the highest run-scorer in both formats of the game. Additionally, Sachin is the first-ever cricketer to score a double century in ODIs and to have played a total of 200 Test matches.
In addition to his individual achievements, Sachin was part of the Indian Team that won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011. After making his World Cup debut in 1992, Sachin’s dream of winning the prestigious trophy finally came true in 2011. India defeated Sri Lanka in the final by six wickets to lift the trophy.