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Updated on May 12th 2024, 11:29:50 am

Sachin Tendulkar vs Graeme Swann Head to Head and Memorable Encounters

In Test Cricket, Graeme Swann has bowled 279 balls to Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin has scored 150 runs against him while being dismissed 4 times.

Sachin Tendulkar vs Graeme Swann is one of those underrated rivalries that does not get much attention but it should. This was the time when England had the best spinners and Sachin Tendulkar would do everything to not get out and score runs. This battle took place between 2008-2012. For those 4 years, these two men brought out the best in each other.


Sachin Tendulkar


Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest batter to have ever played the sport of cricket. Sachin Tendulkar has played cricket for 24 years and he has played the best of the best bowlers to have ever played the sport. He has played 200 Test Matches for India. He has made 15921 runs at an average of 53.79. He has hit 51 Test Hundreds which is the most by anybody. He has also played 463 ODIs for India in which he has hit 18426 runs. He has 49 ODI Hundreds. In total he has hit 100 international Hundreds and 34000+ runs. He has played against Graeme Swann for 3 years. Take a look at Best Sachin Tendulkar Test cricket innings


Graeme Swann


Graeme Swann was one of the best spinners to have ever played for England especially in Test Cricket. He played 60 Test Matches for England. He took 255 Wickets at an average of 29.67. He took 17 Five Wicket Hauls and 3 times he has taken 10 wickets in a Test Match. In ODI Cricket he has played 79 ODIs for England. He has got 104 Wickets at an average of 27.71 with 1 Five Wicket Haul. He has taken a total of 410 international Wickets which includes 51 Wickets in T20Is. Here are Best Bowling Performances of Graeme Swann


Head to Head


In Test Cricket, Graeme Swann has bowled 279 balls to Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin has scored 150 runs against him while being dismissed 4 times. 

In ODI Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar has faced 23 from Graeme Swann and has hit him for 31 runs.


Memorable Encounters


  • The first Memorable Encounter between them was in 2008 at the Chennai Test Match which was right after the 2008 Mumbai attacks. In this match in the 4th innings Sachin Tendulkar hit a brilliant match winning century to win the match for India. Graeme Swann bowled 59 balls to Sachin Tendulkar In this innings.


  • Their next Memorable Encounter was in 2021 in the Test Series in England. This was the 4th Test Match and in the first innings Sachin Tendulkar made 23 runs but was dismissed by Swann. Graeme Swann bowled 8 balls to Sachin Tendulkar in this innings. England won this match by an innings and 8 runs.


  • During the 2011 World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar absolutely destroyed Graeme Swann in the match which was tied in Bangalore. He hit 31 runs in 23 balls against Swann.

 

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