Sachin Tendulkar named best Test player of 21st century

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New Delhi : Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been voted as the best Test player of 21st century. He won vote count in an online poll conducted by Cricket Australia's website. Master blaster emerged out on top position off 1000 Test players since 2000. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara received the second highest votes, followed by Adam Gilchrist of Australia in the third position.


  • Sachin Tendulkar voted best Test player of 21st century

  • Poll was conducted by an online portal of cricket Australia

  • Kumar Sangakkara fetched second spot, Adam Gilchrist took hold of third position

  • 23 percent votes were in favour of Sachin Tendulkar

  • Tendulkar had retired from International cricket in 2013 after his 200th Test

  • Sachin is the only batsman to have hit 100 international centuries, holds the record for highest run scorer in both Tests and One-Day Internationals.