Sachin Tendulkar's mesmerising record in ODI cricket

Sachin Tendulkar was just one short of completing a staggering half-century of hundreds in the 50-over format, when he announced his ODI retirement © AFP

Mumbai: Dec 23, 2012
 
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.
 
India‘s 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

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Most runs in World Cups: 2278 runs at an average of 56.95 in 45 matches
 
Most centuries in World Cups: 6 in 44 innings
 
Most runs in a single World Cup: 673 at an average of 61.18 in 11 matches in 2002-03
 
Only batsman to manage 500 runs in a single World Cup twice: 673 in 2003 and 523 (ave.87.16) in seven matches in 1995-96.