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Exactly 22 years ago, Sachin Tendulkar scored his first ODI century. Watch here
By NewsX Bureau
| Friday, September 9, 2016 - 17:26
New Delhi: The God of cricket, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, scored his first ODI century exactly 22 years ago. On 9th September, 1994 the Indian cricketer score his first ODI century after 78 matches and there was no stopping him after that.
Sachin scored his century against Australia and made 110 runs in 130 balls in Colombo. Before reaching the triple figure score Sachin Tendulkar had scored 2126 ODI runs with the help 17 half-centuries.
Tendulkar took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut on 15 November 1989 against Pakistan in Karachi at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India internationally for close to twenty-four years.
In December 2012, Tendulkar announced his retirement from ODIs. He retired from the Twenty20 format in October 2013 and subsequently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, retiring on 16 November 2013 after playing his 200th and final Test match, against the West Indies in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.
The Indian batsman suffered many injuries during his cricket career, but fighting all odds, he managed to register his name in the list of cricket legends to be remembered till eternity.