The Most Famous Cricketer in the WorldSachin Ramesh Tendulkar:The man's a walking textbook - his technique makes scoring runs so easy. His low grip, along with his heavy bat, help him create incredible power for his drives, cuts and glances. His bat weighs almost three-and-half pounds (1.42 kg), probably the heaviest used by a batsman in world cricket...
And he is the only player among the current lot who found his way into Bradman's favorite all-time World XI.
BBC Sports Features
Sachin Tendulkar - Fastest Test 10,000
The Times of India, March 17, 2005
An all time Great!Known as the Little Master and recognised by Sir Donald Bradman as his modern-day incarnation, Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest and most dynamic batsmen to ever play the game of cricket. .
Brian Lara (WIS) 111 195 10,000 111 52.91 26 45
Sunil Gavaskar (IND) 124 212 10,122 125 51.12 34 45
Allan Border (AUS) 136 235 11,174 156 50.56 27 63
Steve Waugh (AUS) 156 244 10,927 168 51.06 32 50 Sunil Gavaskar - First in the 10,000 Club: During the 3rd test in the India v Pakistan series of 1986/87 at Ahmedabad, Sunil Gavaskar became the first player in Cricket history to score 10,000 runs when he late cut Ijaz Fakih to third man during his innings of 63 in the first innings. A little known fact is that it was Imran Khan who had requested him to postpone his retirement after the Aussies series and told him "You've been a great friend and a great rival. Let's play against each other one more time."
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