Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, known for his active presence on social media, engaged with his followers on Hindi Diwas by posing questions related to cricket terminology in Hindi. Taking to Twitter, Tendulkar challenged his fans to name the umpire, wicket-keeper, fielder, and helmet in Hindi.
In his tweet, Tendulkar asked, “Can you tell me, what are the following cricket words in Hindi?” His interactive post prompted various responses from fans, some of whom shared their answers in the comment section, while others inquired if they could use Google to find the translations.
क्या आप मुझे बता सकते हैं, नीचे दिए गए क्रिकेट के शब्दों को हिंदी में क्या कहते हैं?
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 14, 2023
Sachin Tendulkar, a cricketing icon, boasts an illustrious career that includes representing India in 200 Test matches, the most by any player. He amassed 15,921 runs at an average of 53.78, including 51 centuries and 68 half-centuries, with his highest score being an unbeaten 248.
In the One Day International (ODI) format, Tendulkar participated in 463 matches, accumulating 18,426 runs at an average of 44.83 and a remarkable strike rate of 86.23. He recorded 49 centuries and 96 half-centuries, with his highest ODI score being an astonishing 200*, making him the first player to achieve a double century in ODIs.
Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the highest run-scorer in international cricket across all formats. In his illustrious career, Sachin Tendulkar also played a solitary T20I, scoring 10 runs. Across all formats, he participated in 664 matches, amassing 34,357 runs at an average of 48.52 and a strike rate exceeding 67, featuring 100 international centuries and 164 fifties.
Sachin Tendulkar remains the sole cricketer to have scored 100 international centuries, a testament to his remarkable achievements in the sport. His contributions to Indian cricket include representing the nation in six ICC Cricket World Cups, with a highlight being his role in India’s victory in the 2011 World Cup. His enduring legacy continues to inspire cricket enthusiasts and fans worldwide.