He is the leading run scorer in Tests with 15,921 runs as well as in One-Day Internationals with 18,426 runs. He is the only player to score more than 30,000 runs in all forms of international cricket (Tests, ODIs and Twenty20I).

Have you ever come across a comprehensive list of batting records that don't include the names of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar.  Here is a list of Indian batsmen who feature in the list for highest individual scores for each wicket in Tests:

Openers:
Virender Sehwag 319 vs South Africa in Chennai in 2008
Virender Sehwag 309 vs Pakistan in Multan in 2004

Position 3:
VVS Laxman 281 vs Australia in Kolkata in 2001

Position 6:
MS Dhoni 224 vs Australia in Chennai in 2013
Rahul Dravid 180 vs Australia in Kolkata in 2001

Position 7:
Kapil Dev 163 vs Sri Lanka in Kanpur in 1986

Position 8:
MS Dhoni 144 vs West Indies in Kolkata in 2011

Position 10:
Ramakant Desai 85 vs Pakistan in Mumbai in 1960

Position 11:
Zaheer Khan 75 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka in 2004
Mohammad Shami 51* vs England in 2014
Ghulam Ahmed 50 vs Pakistan in 1952

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