Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is now the highest run accumulator in the history of Test cricket. The Little Master broke Brian Charles Lara’s record of 11,953 runs in the second Test against Australia at Mohali on Friday when he went past the 15-run mark in the first innings.
While Tendulkar took 152 matches and 247 innings to reach the landmark, Lara accumulated the runs in 131 matches and 232 innings.
Tendulkar already holds the world record of most Test centuries with 39 tons under his belt. He has also 42 One-Day Internationals centuries for a total of 81 international hundreds, which again is a world record.
He also hold the record scoring maximum ODIs runs and is the only batsman to have accumulated more than 15,000 runs in the 50-over format.
Courtesy :- IBN Live