On This Day: Sachin Tendulkar slams initial double century in ODIs, watch video

sachintendulkar-main Sachin Tendulkar reached his double hundred with a singular of Charl Langeveldt in a final over. (Source: File)

Seven years ago, on this day Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar became a initial masculine actor to measure 200 runs in One Day Cricket. Tendulkar achieved this chronological attainment opposite South Africa during Gwalior. In his enchanting innings, Sachin slammed 200 of 147 balls, pleasantness 25 fours and three sixes during a unusual strike rate of 136.05.

En track this stately feat, Tendulkar overtook a prior record of Saeed Anwar and Charles Coventry as he took advantage of some good conditions and played superbly. Tendulkar reached his fifty off 37 balls and his century off 90 and finally reached a miracle of 200 in a final over of a innings. Courtesy his knock, India posted 401/3 that was afterwards India’s third-highest measure in ODIs.

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Not many would have likely Tendulkar to accomplish this attainment during a age of 36. During a innings he was seen cramping adult as good as he suffered with fatigue. However, he did not opt for a curtain and continued to understanding in boundaries. There were a few shaken moments when he crossed his personal best of 186 yet finally reached his double hundred with a singular of Charl Langeveldt in a final over, most to a pleasure of fans opposite a globe.

Tendulkar had after claimed that he sensed an event to mangle a record and strech a double-century when he had left past 175 in a 42nd over.

South Africa, yet could not repeat their 434 run follow from Johannesburg. AB De Villiers scored a hundred yet they mislaid by 153 runs when they were bowled out for 248.

Apart from Tendulkar a 4 other players who have achieved this attainment given are Rohit Sharma (264, 209), Martin Guptill (237), Virender Sehwag (219) and Chris Gayle (215). Meanwhile, Australia’s Belinda Clarke was a initial actor to measure a double century in ODIs opposite Denmark Women in a 1997/98 World Cup match.