On at the present time 11 years in the past, Sachin Tendulkar added one other unbelievable file to his awe-inspiring checklist of feats, turning into the primary participant within the historical past of males’s worldwide cricket to hit a double-century in ODIs.
Tendulkar remained unbeaten on 200 off simply 147 deliveries towards South Africa in Gwalior, as India registered a simple 153-run victory within the sport. The Indian batsman slammed 25 fours and three sixes en-route his record-breaking innings.
Earlier than this innings, the file for the best rating in males’s ODI cricket was held by Zimbabwe’s Charles Coventry, who had remained unbeaten on 194 towards Bangladesh in 2009.
Tendulkar reached the mark on the third supply of the ultimate over of Indian innings, after remaining on 199 for the whole thing of the 49th over.
Watch the second as he reached the double-century:
Since Tendulkar’s double-century, 5 batsmen have crossed the 200-run mark, with one other Indian batsman Rohit Sharma attaining the feat on three events.
Rohit additionally holds the world file for the best particular person rating in males’s ODIs (264, towards Sri Lanka in 2014). Tendulkar’s long-time opening companion Virender Sehwag, New Zealand’s Martin Guptill, West Indies’ Chris Gayle and Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman have crossed the 200-run mark up to now.
Sachin Tendulkar, fondly often known as the Grasp Blaster, holds the file for many runs in ODIs (18,426) and Exams (15,921). He’s additionally the one batsman within the historical past of worldwide cricket to attain 100 worldwide centuries (51 in Exams, 49 in ODIs).