March 16, 2012, shall be etched in the minds of cricket followers throughout the globe because the day when legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th worldwide century. Popularly generally known as the ‘God of Cricket’, Tendulkar’s file stays unbroken.
During the Asia Cup conflict towards Bangladesh on the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Tendulkar performed a superb knock of 114 to carry up his 49th ODI century. The maestro already had 51 lots of to his identify in the longest format of the sport. His century was additionally particular in the sense that Tendulkar breached the three-determine mark after a niche of one 12 months.
ONE HUNDRED 💯s#OnThisDay in 2012, Sachin Tendulkar created historical past towards Bangladesh, changing into the primary batsman to register hundred worldwide centuries 👏
Next in the checklist are Ricky Ponting (71), Virat Kohli (70*) and Kumar Sangakkara (63). pic.twitter.com/vaTKIZ6SxT
— ICC (@ICC) March 16, 2020
However, Tendulkar’s knock was not sufficient to seal victory for India as they had been unable to defend a goal of 290 and the hosts received the match with 4 balls to spare.
The century file of Tendulkar, who bid adieu to worldwide cricket in 2013, nonetheless stands untouched. The 47-year-previous additionally has 164 fifties to his identify whereas he amassed a whopping 34,357 runs throughout his stellar profession.
Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting, with 71 lots of, comes second in the checklist of gamers with most worldwide centuries. Current India skipper Virat Kohli is on the third spot with 70 worldwide lots of and he’s the one one who appears to be in line to interrupt Tendulkar’s file of 100 lots of.