You will be wondering what do i mean by No.12th in Tests for Sachin Tendulkar , Yeah its about little master receiving the Man of the Match (MOM) award, his 12th in Tests, at Hamilton.

Sachin Tendulkar has now joined elite club with legends Brian Lara and Ian Botham in joint fourth place for most MOM awards won in Tests. Jacques Kallis and Muttiah Muralitharan lead with 19 MOM awards.

It was the first time a knock of tendulkar,the 160 in the first innings,had won him the award for a Test India had won abroad.

Top MOM award winners in Tests:
1. Jacques Kallis (South Africa, 130 Tests/19), Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka, 127/19); 2. Wasim Akram (Pakistan, 104/17), Shane Warne (Australia, 145/17); 3. Ricky Ponting (Australia, 131/14), Steve Waugh (Australia, 168/14), Curtly Amrbose (West Indies, 98/14); 4. Brian Lara (West Indies, 131/12), Ian Botham (England, 102/12), Sachin Tendulkar (157/12).

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