Rachin Ravindra, a budding talent in New Zealand cricket, surpasses Sachin Tendulkar’s World Cup record

Rachin Ravindra of New Zealand beat Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar’s 27-year record during the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Before reaching 25, Tendulkar had already secured the record for most runs scored in a single cricket tournament edition. Just days shy of turning 23, he had scored 523 runs in seven World Cup matches. That was in 1996.In addition, he ended up scoring more runs than any other hitter in the competition.

Only a few days before turning 24, Ravindra broke Tendulkar’s record. The milestone was reached by the cricketer from Auckland during New Zealand’s five-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in Bengaluru.