9th September 1994: When Sachin Tendulkar Ended His ODI Century Drought

Sachin Tendulkar. (Getty Pictures)






Legendary India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is extensively considered top-of-the-line batsmen to grace the sport of cricket. In a profession that spanned 24 years, the previous Indian batsman broke quite a few milestones and in addition set new ones.One of the vital spectacular file that Tendulkar nonetheless holds, and will probably do for some time, is his file of scoring hundred centuries in worldwide cricket (49 ODI and 51 Exams). Nonetheless, for a person who managed to cross the 100-run barries so many instances, the Mumbai opener needed to look forward to fairly a while to register his first one in ODIs.

On today 23 years in the past, the Grasp Blaster ended his ODI century drought by slamming his first in opposition to Australia in his 78th match on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Tendulkar hit a formidable 110 runs as India thumped the Aussies by 31 runs within the third match of the Singer World Sequence trophy.

Batting first, driving on Sachin’s gorgeous century, India posted a complete of 246/Eight in 50 overs whereas not one of the different Indian batsmen crossed the 50-run mark.  the match and so Sachin’s first ODI ton got here on the most opportune time.

Manoj Prabhakar starred for India with the ball as he ended the innings with figures of three/34 whereas Rajesh Chauhan additionally scalped two wickets as Australia fell brief by 31 runs.

Sachin was awarded the person of the match for this maiden ODI century which performed a greater than a vital function in serving to India carry the title.



First Printed: September 8, 2018, 5:52 PM IST



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