Tendulkar equals Gavaskar record

Last Updated: Sat, Feb 09, 2013 07:10 hrs

Sachin Tendulkar Friday equaled the Indian record so far held by Sunil Gavaskar for the most hundreds in first-class cricket – 81 tons each. Tendulkar reached the coveted milestone in 303rd match while Gavaskar went on to play 348 games. 

The details of Mumbai’s duo break-up of centuries over the years arranged in the descending order of number of hundreds scored in each category: 

Sachin Tendulkar Sunil Gavaskar
Particulars 100sParticulars 100s
For India in Tests 51 For India in Tests 34
For Mumbai in Ranji Trophy 18For Mumbai in Ranji Trophy 20
For Indians on tour matches 5For Indians on tour matches 5
For West Zone in Duleep Trophy 3 For West Zone in Duleep Trophy 6
For Mumbai in Irani Cup 1For Mumbai in Irani Cup 2
For Yorkshire in County Championships 1 For Somerset in County Championships 2
For Mumbai against touring side 1 For India in unofficial Test 1
For Rest of India in Irani Cup 1 For Rest of India in Irani Cup 1
-- -- For the Rest of the World XI 1
Grand Total 81Grand Total 81

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