Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Sachin Tendulkar fires record 200 against South Africa


Second one-day international, Gwalior:
India 401-3 (50 ovs) v South Africa
Match scorecard

Sachin Tendulkar
Tendulkar underlined his sensational class with a double century in Kanpur

Sachin Tendulkar created history by firing the first double century in one-day internationals as India put South Africa to the sword in Gwalior.

The 36-year-old was in indomitable form as he bludgeoned 25 fours and three sixes in a stunning 200 off 147 balls.

It passed the previous best of 194, set by Pakistan's Saeed Anwar in 1997 and Zimbabwe's Charles Coventry last year.

And it saw India, aided by a fabulous cameo of 68 off 35 balls from Mahendra Dhoni, to a superb 401-3 from 50 overs.

Tendulkar, whose previous best one-day knock was the 186 not out he scored against New Zealand in 1999, is already the leading run-scorer in Test and ODI cricket.

More to follow.


via:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/cricket/8534309.stm

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