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An overview of Sachin Tendulkar's Fab Fifty

Last updated on: December 20, 2010 12:49 IST

Tendulkar's 50 hundreds in Test cricket

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Sachin Tendulkar, on Sunday, created history by becoming the first cricketer to score 50 Test centuries. Rajneesh Gupta presents an overview of the Master Blaster's tons scored over the years.

Congratulate Tendulkar on his 50th Test ton

Tendulkar's 50 hundreds in Test cricket

At Home: 22 in 79 Tests

Abroad: 28 in 96 Tests

In matches won - 20

In matches drawn - 19

In matches lost - 10

In first innings of a match - 20

In second innings of a match - 17

In third innings of a match - 10

In fourth innings of a match - 3

Centuries at various batting positions

At # 4 - 43

At # 5 - 5

At # 6 - 2

Compiled by Rajneesh Gupta


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Break-up of hundreds against each opponent

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Sachin's hundreds against each opponent

11 vs Australia

9 vs Sri Lanka

7 vs England

6 vs South Africa

5 vs Bangladesh

4 vs New Zealand

3 vs West Indies & Zimbabwe

2 vs Pakistan

-'Wouldn't have skipped ODIs if records mattered'


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Break-up of hundreds in each country

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Sachin's centuries around the world

22 in India

6 in Australia

5 in Sri Lanka & Bangladesh

4 in England & South Africa

2 in New Zealand

1 in West Indies & Pakistan

Zimbabwe is the only country where Tendulkar hasn't yet scored a hundred.

-50 Test tons and counting for Tendulkar


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Most hundreds in a calendar year

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Most tons piled in a calendar year

7 in 2010

5 in 1999

4 in 1997, 2002 & 2008

3 in 1992, 1998, 2001 & 2004

2 in 1993, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2007 & 2009

1 in 1990 & 2005

Tendulkar failed to score any hundred in 1989, 1991, 1995, 2003 & 2006.


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Most hundreds under each captain

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Most centuries scored under each captain

15 under Mohammad Azharuddin

11 under Sourav Ganguly

10 under MS Dhoni

7 under his own captaincy

4 under Rahul Dravid

2 under Anil Kumble

1 under Virender Sehwag

Krish Srikkanth - Tendulkar's first captain - is the only one under whom Tendulkar did not score a hundred..


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Most hundreds at each venue

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Most centuries completed at each venue

5 at Chennai

4 at Colombo (SSC)

3 at Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Sydney

2 at Banglaore, Chittagong, Delhi, Kolkata, Mirpur & Nagpur (VCA)

1 at Adelaide, Birmingham, Bloemfontein, Cape Town,  Centurion, Colombo (RPS), Dhaka, Hamilton, Johannesburg, Leeds, Lucknow, Manchester, Melbourne, Mohali, Multan, Mumbai (WS), Nottingham, Perth, Port-of-Spain, Wellington.

Lord's (7), Kanpur (6), Colombo, Durban & Harare (5 each) are the venues where Tendulkar has not scored a hundred despite playing 5 or more innings.


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