Sachin Tendulkar: Most capped cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar today became the most-capped Test cricketer in the world after taking field for his 169th match, the third and final of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, here. He overtook retired former Australian captain Steve Waugh with whom he was tied at 168 matches after the second Test at SSC here.
Tendulkar has scored 13,742 runs in 168 Tests at an average of 56.08, notching up 48 hundreds and 55 half centuries. He has 17,598 runs, including 46 centuries, in his 442 one-dayers.