51 - Sachin became the first man to score a double century (200*) in an ODI against South Africa in Gwalior in 2010. He reached the landmark with a single off Charl Langeveldt from the third ball of the 50th over. The double ton came off just 147 balls with 25 fours and three sixes.
52 - It was a world record until Virender Sehwag raced past it in December 2011. Sachin however still holds the world record, jointly with Sehwag, for most boundaries in an ODI - 25.
53 - In September 2010 Sachin was made a Honorary Group Captain by the Indian Air Force.
54 - His most successful year in Tests in terms of runs scored was 2010 when he collected a massive 1562 runs - the fourth highest in a calendar year - at an average of 78.1. In terms of batting average, his most successful year was 2004, when he averaged 91.5 in ten Tests.
55 - Sachin's son Arjun played in the Harris Shield in 2011 for Dhirubhai Ambani School and took a stunning 8/22 with the new ball on debut.
56 - - In the 2011 IPL, Sachin reached his maiden Twenty20 hundred for Mumbai Indians against Kochi Tuskers Kerala. He slammed 100 not out off just 66 balls. In the previous season in 2010, he had racked up 618 runs, which was a record for a single IPL season until Chris Gayle overtook it in 2012 with 733 runs.
57 - In September 2011, on the first day of Navaratri, Sachin moved into a plush new five storey mansion in Mumbai's Bandra locality. Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla predicted that it would be lucky for him though there has not been much evidence of that so far!
58 - His 100th ton against Bangladesh in Mirpur was his joint slowest in ODIs - taking 138 balls - along with his ton against Sri Lanka at Sharjah in 2000.
59 - With his 100th ton, which was his first in ODIs against Bangladesh, Sachin now has scored centuries against all the other 9 Test playing nations in both Tests and ODIs. He is only the second man after Ricky Ponting to acomplish the feat.
60 - Sachin has captained India in 25 Tests, scoring seven hundreds and averaging a decent 51.35. He won his first two Tests as captain but his overall record was disappointing: won 4, lost 9, drew 12. His last five Tests as captain all ended in defeats.