On this present day: Sachin Tendulkar turned 1st batsman to attain 100 worldwide centuries

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File photograph of Sachin Tendulkar after scoring his 100th worldwide century in Mirpur, Bangladesh.

Right now is the ninth anniversary of Indian cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar‘s 100 centuries. It was on this present day in Mirpur, Bangladesh, on March 16, 2012, that Sachin scored his landmark 100th ton.

Sachin scored his landmark ton in worldwide cricket on the Asia Cup when he performed a 147-ball 114 runs knock to place an honest complete of 289 runs on the board. He was aptly supported within the innings by present Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who performed an important 66 runs knock on the day. Staff India, led by MS Dhoni, ultimately misplaced the match to Bangladesh by 5 wickets and 4 balls to spare. 

The 100 was additionally particular for the truth that had been one 12 months in ready earlier than Sachin realised it.

It took him 138 deliveries, one of the crucial arduous one-day efforts by the 38-year-old right-hander, to get to the 100 that had turn out to be as a lot a speaking level because the crew’s fortunes previously 365 days.

The bowler in opposition to whom it took place was Shakib Al Hasan and the second was the fourth delievry of the 43rd over of Indian innings.

Tendulkar clipped it right down to sq. leg and jogged the only, gave an extended laborious stare to his bat after taking off his helmet earlier than wanting heavenward in his signature fashion.

BCCI additionally took to Twitter to congratulate the champion on the special occasion.

Later within the match, a string of robust batting present within the center order, which included two fifties and two 40-odd innings by the B’desh batsmen, after Tamim Iqbal offered a robust start-up the order with a fluent 70 helped the hosts clinch the fourth match of the competitors. Shakib Al Hasan was declared man of the match for taking part in a knock of 31-ball 49 down the order.

Coming again to Sachin’s file, the Little Grasp, as he’s typically referred to as, is the one man to hit 100 centuries – 51 in Assessments and 49 in ODIs – and likewise the primary man to attain a double-century within the 50-over format. Sachin might by no means rating a century within the sole T20 recreation he performed for India however he did handle to attain a century for Mumbai Indians.

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