72 - - The bowler who has dismissed him the most in Tests is James Anderson (9).
73 - In ODIs, three bowlers have dismissed him the maximum times - 9 - Chaminda Vaas, Brett Lee and Shaun Pollock.
74 - The lowest position Sachin has batted in in Tests is No.7 - on four occasions, the last of which came in 1991. His highest at No.7 was 41 against Pakistan at Lahore in his debut series.
75 - Sachin has said that the bowler who gave him the toughest time was the late Hansie Cronje who dismissed him five times in Tests. In Sachin's words, "I once told my partner 'Will you please take Hansie for me? I don't mind playing Allan Donald'."
76 - Sachin's favourite hunting ground in Tests is the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai where he has made 970 runs at an average of 88.18 with five centuries. He has a higher average on several other grounds though - the highest being at Dhaka (266).
77 - In ODIs, Sachin has scored over a thousand runs on two grounds, neither in India - the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, where he's scored 1096 runs and the Sharjah Cricket Stadium where he's piled up a massive 1778 runs.
78 - Of his 51 Test centuries, 20 have resulted in victories, including at least one against each of the other nine Test playing countries. Of his 49 ODI tons, 33 have resulted in victories. Overall, 53 of his 100 international tons have resulted in wins.
79 - Of his 100 tons, 42 have come on Indian soil and 58 overseas. The country in which he has scored the most tons after India is Sri Lanka with 10.
80 - His favourite opponent when it comes to reaching three figures is Australia against whom he has made exactly one fifth of his 100 tons. The Sri Lankans are next with 17 tons scored off them.