3 massive bowling feats by Sachin Tendulkar that many might not know

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar achieved the status of a great player in international cricket with his hard work and dedication. With his batting, Sachin Tendulkar became the highest run-scorer in Test and ODI cricket. Not only this, Sachin Tendulkar is the only batsman to score 100 centuries in international cricket by combining all the formats.


The calm natured Sachin Tendulkar was also called the God of Cricket. Apart from his strong batting and fielding, bowling has also been a strength of Sachin.

Every person remembers his batting as soon as the name of Sachin Tendulkar comes, but his bowling skills were also strong. He has 201 wickets to his name in Test, ODI and T20 cricket. Many times Sachin Tendulkar has also taken the team to the threshold of victory with his bowling.


Very few people know or remember about it. He did not bowl consistently, otherwise he could have made many records with the ball as well. Due to all these qualities, he came to be considered as the god of this game. Even after retirement, the audience still remembers him and is eager to have a glimpse.

Today in this article, we take a look at a few bowling records that Sachin Tendulkar holds but a very few may only remember that.

Youngest Indian to take a wicket

Sachin Tendulkar took his first ODI wicket at the age 17 years and 224 days. He is the youngest Indian bowler to do so. Roshan Mahanama of Sri Lanka was Sachin Tendulkar’s first victim with his ball. Sachin Tendulkar took this wicket on 5 December 1990. He also scored 53 runs in 41 balls in that match.


Saved 6 runs or less in the last over

Sachin Tendulkar is the only bowler to save six runs in the last over of an ODI. Twice he troubled the opposition team for six or less runs and did not allow runs. In 1993, he saved six runs against South Africa. After that against Australia, he did such a feat for the second time in the last over by taking the last wicket on the first ball.

Indian spin bowler with most wickets in an Asia Cup event

Sachin Tendulkar took a total of twelve wickets in the 2004 Asia Cup. He is the first Indian spinner and second bowler to do so (the first bowler is Irfan Pathan). Sachin Tendulkar took 12 wickets in six matches. He took at least one wicket every time in five innings. Apart from this, he also scored 281 runs in that Asia Cup.

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