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“God of Cricket” – “Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar” retires from One Day cricket

Written By Unknown on Sunday, 23 December 2012 | 23.12.12

Greatest cricketer of all time and biggest entertainer the game of cricket ever witnessed, Sachin Tendulkar, retired from One Day Internationals. He started his ODI career on 18th December 1989 against Pakistan at Gujranwala while his last ODI match was against arch rivals Pakistan at Dhaka on 18th Match 2012.
During his magnificent career spanning across 23 years, Sahcin did not only broke all the records but forced statisticians to write new record book. He played 463 ODIs making 18,426 runs at an average of 44.83 with a strike rate of 86.23. The man of centuries scored 49 ODI hundreds and 96 fifties. Sachin created history by becoming first ever batsman to score double century in ODIs by making 200* against South Africa in February 2010.
Especially in One Day matches, Sachin contributed significantly as bowler taking 154 wickets with best of 5/32 against Australia. As one of fittest fielder on the ground, Sachin took 140 catches in his career. He has hit massive 2,016 boundaries while his devastating batting resulted in hitting 195 sixes.
We all salute to the God of Cricket for providing amazing entertainment for more than two decades and creating sense of pride among billion of Indian cricket fans. Thank you very much Sachin!

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