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  •  31 March, 2001: Becomes the first batsman in the history of ODI cricket to score 10,000 runs
  • 19th March, 2000: Scores 9000 runs in One Day Internationals
  • 17th March, 2000: Scores his 25th ODI century
  • 8th November 1999: Tendulkar scored his highest One Day International score of 186* against New Zealand.
  •  8th November 1999: Tendulkar & Dravidís' stand in a world record partnership of 331 against New Zealand
  • 29th October- 2nd November 1999: Scores his first test double century i.e.217 runs against New Zealand
  • 29th July 1999: Replaces Azharuddin as captain of the Indian team for his second stint as captain
  • 19th February, 1999: Scores 5000 runs in Test cricket.
  • 5th January 1999: Sachin Tendulkar and Alan Donald top the Amul Cricket Rankings for the Year 1998. 
  • 2 December 1998: Sachin is the Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year Award.
  • 8th November 1998: Sachin scores his 20th century in ODI's against Zimbabwe. By scoring this century, he broke the record for the maximum centuries in International cricket (ODI + Test), ie, 36 in total. He crossed Viv Richards  and Sunil Gavaskar's record of 35 centuries in International cricket combined. 

  • 26th September 1998: Sachin breaks the record for maximum centuries in ODI's surpassing Desmond Haynes record of 17. Sachin's 18th century (127 not out) against Zimbabwe on 26th September 1998, proved to be a match-winning knock.

  • August 29 1998: Sachin Tendulkar win's the Khel Ratna award, which is the award for highest achievement in Indian sport
  • July 07, 1998: Sachin receives the Mega Sixes award for hitting 5 sixes in the tournament.
  • In 1989/90 at the age of just 16 years and 205 days, he became the youngest player to play at the test level for India against Pakistan at Karachi.
  • He made his first class debut at the age of 15 and scored a century on debut. He scored his first test century at the age of 17 years and 112 days.
  • At the age of 19 he became the youngest player to score 1000 test runs, during India's tour of South Africa (1992/93).
  • He was the first ever-overseas player to play for Yorkshire.

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