26 Years Ago Sachin Did This!

Sachin Tendulkar is the only batsman to have 50 Test hundreds. But the first one is always special.

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As far as India are concerned, his 119 not out saved them from a heavy defeat.

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On a cold day in Manchester in 1990, England set 408 to win and they were left tottering at 183/6.

Sachin was just 17, but he assumed the air of an experienced player and guided India towards safety. In the process he went past three-figures for the first time.and it was an occasion to savour.

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The young man was the toast of the team. It was also the start of the a new era for Indian cricket and this was the coming of age of a boy who would become a man.


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