Sachin Tendulkar goes past 12,000 runs

Sachin Tendulkar goes past 12,000 runs

Sachin Tendulkar goes past 12,000 runs

On the first day of the secondTest on Friday Tendulkar, 35, surpassed West Indian Brian Lara’s tally of 11,953 runs to become the highest run-getter in Test cricket. His record now stands at 12,026 runs in tests. He is also the record holder of highest runs in ODIs and the highest number of centuries in both forms of the game.

India won the toss and elected to bat. India started well helped by sound batting by Gambhir(67). At 145 for 1India looked in command, but soon slumped to 163 for 4. A 142 run stand between Sachin(88) and Ganguly(54 not out) enabled India closed the day at the score of 311 for 5. Johnson took 3 wickets.

Ganguly also crossed a milestone by crossing 7000 runs in tests, the fourth Indian to do so after Gavaskar, Tendulkar and Dravid.


One Response to “Sachin Tendulkar goes past 12,000 runs”

  1. M.K.DAMODARAN says:

    Friday is the luckiest day for Sachin.Friday is represented by number 6.The birth number of Sachin is 6,as he was born on 24th(2+4=6).His date of birth is 24-4-1973.He was born in the Zodiacal Sign of Taurus,represented by number 6.
    He needed just 15(1+5=6) runs to cross Lara
    His fate number is 3.
    His occult number is 5.
    On Friday he became the first man to cross 12000 runs in Test.This number adds up to 3.The actual runs-12027-also adds up to 3.
    It is after 3 years from the record created by Lara that Sachin makes the historyHis 100s is 39 that also adds up to 3.
    His 50s is 50 that is equal to his name number.