Wednesday, December 5, 2012

God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar completes 34,000 runs in international cricket

Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday created yet another record in his illustrious career when he completed 34,000 runs in international cricket, during the first day's play between India and England in the third Test at the Eden Gardens.

Sachin Tendulkar achieved the milestone in his 193rd Test appearance for India in his 23-years long career.

Sachin fought hard against a disciplined English bowling attack on Wednesday at Kolkata, Sachin Tendulkar struggled a bit at the start, but came out looking extremely fluent after Tea, Tendulkar reached his 66th Test fifty, on the first ball after tea.

Sachin Tendulkar scored 76 runs of faced 155 balls with 13 fours, as India reach 230 for five.

Sachin Tendulkar, who has faced recent criticism on his form, got some respite after being willed on by former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly. Ganguly gave his former team mate some words of encouragement, ahead of the third Test between India and England that will be played at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Addressing a gathering which had all the members of the Indian team, Ganguly said, "Many stories are being written about the match. I wish all the luck to Sachin. I hope he scores a ton at Eden Gardens."