Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Indian players and their remarkable world records

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Mahesh Bhupati and Leander Paes

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have a combined 27 Grand Slams under their names. The Indian duo has the longest doubles winning streak in the history of the Davis Cup.

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Pankaj Advani

Pankaj is the only Indian to have won an Amateur World title in both snooker and billiards. He is the only person to win World titles in both snooker and billiards in all formats.

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Heena Sidhu

Heena Sidhu is one of the finest shooters from India. The 25-year old is the first Indian pistol shooter to be ranked World No. 1.


Balbir Singh Senior

Balbir Singh Senior is one of the prolific goal scorers of the nation. At the 1948 London Olympics, Singh scored a whopping six goals in India's second match against Argentina.


Sachin Tendulkar

Former Indian captain, Tendulkar is the first batsman to score a double century in ODIs. He holds the world records for Most runs scored in ODIs,Tests and International Cricket, Most hundreds in ODIs

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