Sachin Tendulkar becomes the most-capped Cricket player
August 2, 2010 10:48 PM Subscribe
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Today, Sachin Tendulkar
is playing in his 169th
Cricket Test Match. With this, he goes past Australia's Steve Waugh
Already holding the record for most runs (13000+) and most centuries (48 and counting) in Test cricket (plus many other records
), the 37-year old cricketer is not showing any signs of retiring anytime soon. In the previous game
, he scored a double century and batted for almost 10 hours. A few months ago, he broke an 'impossible record'
in the shorter format of the game.
This record is a reminder of the "ache of endurance" (he played his first Test match in 1989), as one journalist put it
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