Sachin Tendulkar Picks His 3 Favourite Knock Out of 100 Centuries


The Master Blaster started his career as a 16-year-old sensation against Pakistan in 1989. Sachin Tendulkar reached his first century in his ninth Test, against England in Manchester – Start of an Era! First of many! With his 35th century, against Sri Lanka in 2005, Tendulkar broke Sunil Gavaskar’s record of most Test centuries. His last century came against South Africa at Cape Town in 2011.

Tendulkar made his ODI debut in the same tour of Pakistan in 1989. And although it took him a little while to get going in ODIs in terms of centuries, he ended up with 49 centuries. The legendary batsman scored his first ODI century against Australia in 1994 and then there was no stopping him.

Sachin Tendulkar Picked His Favourite Knocks Of All Time.

Imagine picking up favourite knocks when you’ve scored 100 of 100s, but recently the Indian veteran admitted that there are three innings of his that he likes to watch the highlights of. The same was revealed by Tendulkar himself during a Q/A session on his YouTube channel

Tendulkar first picked the 143-run knock that he played against Australia in Sharjah which didn’t help India win the match but made them qualify for the final of the Coca Cola Cup. Some people might not remember this but Shane Warne admitted he get nightmares of Sachin hitting him all over the ground.

The former cricketer then named the 134 run knock that he played just two days later in the final against the Aussies and helped India defeat Australia to win the Coca Cola Cup. Moreover, this knock came on Tendulkar’s birthday which made it much more special.

These two knocks are called ‘Desert Storm’ knocks and Indian cricket fans have a huge smile on face remembering it.

The final knock that Tendulkar named was the sensational 98 runs that he scored against arch-rivals Pakistan in the 2003 Cricket World Cup which helped India beat the Men in Green by six wickets and extend their World Cup record against Pakistan to 4-0.

Sachin Tendulkar called it a day from international cricket in 2013 after scoring 15,921 runs in 200 Test matches at an average of 54.04 and 18,426 runs in 463 ODIs at an average of 44.83. The number speaks a lot, God of Cricket for a reason.

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