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Sachin Tendulkar 134 helped to India clinch the 1998 Coca-Cola Cup

Cricket Highlights Articles - Sachin Tendulkar 134 helped to India clinch the 1998 Coca-Cola Cup


Watch the highlights of India vs Australia final Coca-Cola Cup 1998 - Coca-Cola Cup triangular one-day international series of the final ODI match played between Australia and India at Sharjah in 24th April 1998.

Sachin Tendulkar's masterclass 134 helped to India emphatic 6-wicket victory over Australia and clinch the Coca-Cola Cup at Sharjah in 1998.

India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin won the toss decided to fielding first - Australia's Adam Gilchrist (45), Michael Bevan (45), Steve Waugh (70) and Darren Lehmann (70) helped to Australia set up the massive total of 272 in 50 overs.

Indian opener Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly (23) build the 39-run stand for first wicket in 9th over.

After Ganguly exit, Sachin Tendulkar and Nayan Mongia added brilliantly 89-run stand for second wicket, Nayan Mongia got out for 28 in the 25th over.

After Nayan Mongia exit, Sachin Tendulkar hammered the Australian bowling attack, he was hit a ball around the corner and completed his 15th ODI hundred.

Sachin Tendulkar and Mohammad Azharuddin build the match winning 120-run stand for 3rd wicket partnership, then Azharuddin got caught out for 58.

Hrishikesh Kanithkar hit the winning shot in the 49th over, India win the grand style with boundary and India lift the 1998 Coca-Cola Cup.

Witnessed one of Sachin Tendulkar best century in ODI cricket history ever. Chasing 273 for victory in the Coca Cola Cup Sharjah 1998 Final.

Sachin Tendulkar single handly took on the Aussie bowling attack and held the innings together, scoring a magnificent century.

Sachin's 134 runs comes off 131 deliveries including 12 terrific fours and 3 tremendous sixes.

Sachin's 134 came on his 25th birthday which is still among Sachin Tendulkar Best Innings against Australia, and helped India win the Coca Cola Cup Final 1998 in a tough run chase.

Sachin Tendulkar's scored a143 against Australia in the Sharjah Cup 1998 semi-final helped India enter the Coca Cola Sharjah Cup 1998 Final and this Sachin Tendulkar 143 is still among the best Sachin Tendulkar innings of all time.

Tendulkar won both the Man of the Match and the Man of the Series awards and was presented a car, which he dedicated to his wife as a gift on his birthday. 

In the post match interview of the Sharjah 1998 Final when asked about if he was tired after his great knock, Sachin replied, "I was tired, but I had to give a gift to my wife on my birthday"

Sachin Tendulkar vs Australia 1998 scored more than 1000 runs in both forms of the game and it was during this period that the Sachin Tendulkar vs Shane Warne battle was at its peak.