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15,000 Test runs for Tendulkar

SR Tendulkar completed
15000 test runs when he was on 28 during the course of his knock of 33 in India's second
innings. At the end of the third day of the test, his run aggregate stood at 15005.
He is the first batsman in the annals of test cricket to score 15000 test runs.

 

Apart from completing
15000 runs SR Tendulkar achieved another world record. He was playing his 300th
test innings when he came to the crease in India's second innings. He became
the first batsman in the annals of test cricket to play 300 test innings.

 

SR Tendulkar's performance
against each opposition is furnished below

 

Opposition

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

100

50

0

 

Australia

31

59

7

3151

241*

60.59

11

13

4

 

Bangladesh

7

9

3

820

248*

136.66

5

0

0

 

England

28

47

4

2423

193

56.34

7

12

0

 

New Zealand

22

36

5

1532

217

49.41

4

8

1

 

Pakistan

18

27

2

1057

194*

42.28

2

7

2

 

South Africa

25

45

4

1741

169

42.46

7

5

3

 

Sri Lanka

25

36

3

1995

203

60.45

9

6

0

 

West Indies

17

27

3

1369

179

57.00

3

7

3

 

Zimbabwe

9

14

2

918

201*

76.50

3

3

1

 

Total

182

300

33

15005

248*

56.19

51

61

14

 

 

SR Tendulkar has scored
1000 runs in a calendar year on six occasions which are tabulated below. He owns
the record for scoring 1000 runs in a calendar year on most occasions. 

 

SR TENDULKAR

Year

M

I

No

Runs

HS

Ave

C

F

Z

year 1997

12

17

1

1000

169

62.50

4

3

0

year 1999

10

19

3

1088

217

68.00

5

4

3

year 2001

10

18

2

1003

155

62.68

3

6

0

year 2002

16

26

1

1392

193

55.68

4

5

3

year 2008

13

25

3

1063

154*

48.31

4

3

1

year 2010

14

23

3

1562

214

78.10

7

5

0

 

The following table lists
out the batsmen who have scored 10000 plus runs in tests:

 

No

Player

Team

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

C

F

Z

1

SR Tendulkar

Ind

182

300

33

15005

248*

56.19

51

61

14

2

R Dravid

Ind

158

275

33

12859

270

53.13

35

61

8

3

RT Ponting

Aus

154

263

28

12487

257

53.13

39

56

14

4

BC Lara

Win

131

232

6

11953

400*

52.88

34

48

17

5

JH Kallis

SAF

145

246

38

11947

201*

57.43

40

54

10

6

AR Border

Aus

156

265

44

11174

205

50.56

27

63

11

7

SR Waugh

Aus

168

260

46

10927

200

51.06

32

50

22

8

SM Gavaskar

Ind

125

214

16

10122

236*

51.12

34

45

12

 

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