Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar inducted Into ICC Hall Of Fame. Alongside the batting icon, former South African quick bowler and World Cup-winning Australian lady cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick were also inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, the world cricketing body reported.
It is a respect to be accepted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, which treasures the commitment of cricketers over ages. They have all added to the development and ubiquity of the game and I am glad to have done my bit,” Sachin Tendulkar said at the acceptance function held in London.
The 46-year-old previous right-hand batsman is viewed as the best to have made the showing alongside Sir Donald Bradman and remains the top run-collector in the two Tests and ODIs. He has 34,357 runs across formats and is the only batsman to have 100 internationals hundreds under his bet.
He expressed gratitude toward his family and mentor, who has bolstered him in his voyage in global cricket for near two and half decades.
“On this event, I might want to thank those who were close by over a long international career . My parents, sibling Ajit and spouse Anjali have been mainstays of solidarity while I was fortunate to have somebody like mentor Ramakant Achrekar as an early guide and coach,” the maestro said.
Tendulkar, the most productive batsman ever, was enlisted following getting to be qualified for acceptance, which necessitates that a player ought to have played his last universal match in any event five years prior. The 46-year-old previous right-hand batsman is respected the best to have made the showing alongside Sir Donald Bradman and remains the top run-aggregator in the two Tests and ODIs.
Sachin Tendulkar, who resigned in November 2013, counted 15,921 runs in Tests and 18,426 in ODIs, the two of which remain records. He is the 6th Indian to be enlisted into the ICC Hall Of Fame.
“I am likewise grateful to every one of my skippers, individual players and the BCCI and the MCA executives throughout the years for their help and for causing me to appreciate the game such a great amount of and for such a long time. I thank the ICC for this energy about my cricket vocation and I am glad to take note of that cricket keeps on developing with three famous configurations.”
The 52-year-old Donald is probably the best bowler to have made the showing and had 330 Test and 272 ODI wickets surprisingly before throwing in the towel in 2003.
Fitzpatrick is the second most astounding wicket-taker ever in ladies’ cricket with 180 ODI scalps and 60 in Tests. As a mentor, she guided the Australian ladies’ group to three World Cup titles.