Cricket fraternity lavished praise on worlds cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for becoming the first player in the game's history to cross the 17,000-run mark. when he played an on-drive to fetch three off pacer Ben Hilfenhaus during the fifth ODI in Hyderabad.

It's really a remarkable achievement. He is one of the best cricketers of the world cricket.
I have had some good memories with him, having partnering him for years in one-day cricket,said former India skipper Sourav Ganguly.

Sachin has played for 20 odd years and I think, it's wonderful task by a man who has achieved so much. I congratulate him,South Africa cricketer Herchelle Gibbs.

It's a great achievement. Anyone playing for 21 years is not an easy job, we are proud of him,
said India all-rounder Rohit Sharma.

He has achieved several records. I hope that he reached 20,000-run mark. Whatever he has achieved, it is nearly impossible to achieve for anyone else. I just wish that he keeps ongoing and gets more and more runs for India, Wasim Jaffer