Very Few Indian Cricket Fans Know About These 5 Bowling Records Held By Sachin Tendulkar

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There were very few things on the cricket ground which Sachin Tendulkar was not able to do. The “God of Cricket” is not only one of the best batsmen of all time, but he was very useful as a bowler. A lot of people know that Sachin wanted to MRF Pace Foundation to become a fast bowler but Denis Lillee asked him to concentrate on his batting.

While he concentrated on his batting, captains often used him as a partnership breaker, and even in death overs. The legendary batsmen had a “golden arm” and he has a few bowling records to his name. Let us look at some of the lesser-known bowling records held by Sachin.

1. The only bowler to take a wicket as a teenager and at the age of more than 40

The greatest thing about Sachin Tendulkar’s career was his longevity. It is no mean task to be able to play at the elite level for 24 years, but the master blaster did it. In Test cricket, Merv Hughes was his first wicket when Sachin got his wicket in Sydney in 1992, when he was just 18.

In his final Test series, Sachin Tendulkar got the wicket of Shane Shillingford at the age of 40.