What Special Happened In Indian Cricket, 11 Years Ago On 18th October ?
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Today is very special day for Indian cricket as India reached at rarest milestone in the history of Cricket. On 18th October, 2008 legendary cricketer of India, Sachin Tendulkar became most run scorer in the history of Test Cricket.
He shattered Caribbean legendary cricketer Brian Lara’s record of highest run in Test cricket. Sachin achieved this feat against mighty Australia.
After achieving this feat, Australian captain Ricky Ponting shook hands with Sachin Tendulkar and congratulated him along with his team mate.
Brian Lara had made 11953 runs from 131 Test match with an average 52.89 while as Sachin Tendulkar achieved this feat (11956 runs) in 152 Test matches with an average 54.10.
It was golden moment of Indian cricket and Team India. On this occasion, Sachin Tendulkar’s wife Dr. Anjali Tendulkar and family members were present in stadium. They clapped after Sachin’s achievement.