Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame alongside South African pace legend Allan Donald.

Joining Sachin Tendulkar and Donald in the Hall of Fame was two-time World Cup winning Australian woman cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick.

“It is a huge honor for me,” Tendulkar said at the ceremony held here on Sunday night.

Other Indians on list are Bishan Singh Bedi, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid- figures inside brackets indicate the year of induction.

The 46 year old former right-handed batsman is regarded as the greatest to have played the game along with Sir Donald Bradman and remains the top run-accumulator in both tests and ODIs.

He has 34,357 runs across formats and is the only batsman to have 100 internationals hundreds under his belt.

The 52-year old Donald is one of the finest bowlers to have played the game and has 330 test and 272 odi wickets to his credit before calling it quits in 2003.

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