Indian team Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is called the God of Cricket. He has created many big history in his career and has also achieved achievement. His bat has rained runs in all three formats of cricket. He has scored 15,921 runs in ODIs and 18,426 runs in Tests. At the same time, the record of 100 centuries is also recorded in his name. Around whom there is no cricketer. But, in this article, we are going to tell about the feat of Sachin Tendulkar which he never did during his cricket career.
Sachin did this feat for the first time
Including all the three formats, the former cricketer has scored 100 international centuries. Sachin Tendulkar was the first cricketer to score his first double century in ODI cricket. On 24 February 2010, he scored his first double century in the One Day International format. Before him, many batsmen reached near this figure, but could not do so. This record of his was broken by Virender Sehwag in the year 2011 when he played a tremendous innings of 219 runs against the Windies.
After this, once again in the year 2013, Indian team batsman Rohit Sharma achieved this feat and played a tremendous innings of 209 runs. This record of Hitman did not end here. He repeated this history again in the year 2014 and played a blistering innings of 264 runs against the West Indies. This is the world record for most runs in an innings. Which till date no one could break it.
These players have also scored a double century in ODI cricket
Chris Gayle scored 215 runs in the 2015 World Cup. At the same time, Martin Guptill has also played an innings of 237 runs in ODI cricket. In the year 2017, again Rohit Sharma showed his magic and scored his third double century. During this he played an unbeaten innings of 208 runs. After this, the last double century in the year 2018 came from the bat of Pakistan team batsman Fakhar Zaman. He played an innings of 210 runs.
Master-Blaster never supported these things in his cricket career
The interesting thing is that Team India’s master blaster Sachin Tendulkar never added alcohol during his cricket career. He himself told about this during an interview. Talking to a private channel about this, he told that he had made this promise to his father. Talking about this he said,
‘I had promised my father that I would never add tobacco products or alcohol. My father told me that I am a role model and a lot of people will listen to you. This is the reason why I have never endorsed tobacco products or alcohol.
Never broke the promise given by the father, this cricketer’s word will win your heart
In an interview, Sachin Tendulkar himself revealed that,
In the 1990s, I didn’t have any stickers of any kind on my bat. Because I didn’t have a contract. But, everyone in the team was promoting especially Wills and Four Squares. But, still I did not break the promise given to my father. I have never endorsed these brands.
Talking further in this regard, he said,
“I got many offers to promote their brand with stickers on the bat but I didn’t want to support any of them. I stayed away from both these things (cigarette and liquor brands) and never broke the promise given by my father.