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Sachin Tendulkar 200* vs South Africa Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sachin Tendulkar 200* vs South Africa


Watch the highlights of Sachin Tendulkar 200* vs South Africa - South Africa tour of India 3-match one-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between South Africa and India at Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior in 24th February 2010.

Sachin Tendulkar 200* vs South Africa Highlights
Sachin Tendulkar First in ODI History to Score 200*  © BCCI

India's star batsman Sachin Tendulkar smashed a record-breaking unbeaten 200-runs knocked off facing 147-balls including 25-fours and 3-sixes helped to India set up the record total of 401 against South Africa in the second ODI.

* Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to score a double-century in One-day international cricket history.

* Sachin Tendulkar's unbeaten 200 was the highest score in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 194 jointly held by Pakistan's Saeed Anwar against India at Chennai in 1997 and Zimbabwe's Charles Coventry against Bangladesh at Bulawayo in the last year.

It took nearly 40 years of waiting and it was well worth it. Sachin Tendulkar chose attack the one of the best bowling line-up team, to eclipse the record for the highest score in ODI's.

Before bringing up the first double-hundred in ODI history. The spectators at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium.

Gwalior became the envy of cricket fans as they witnessed one of the country's favourite sporting heroes play a breathtaking Innings.

The record of 200, however, was yet to be attained and the crowd were desperate for Sachin Tendulkar to get the strike.

MS Dhoni tore into Dale Steyn for 17 off the 49th over and retained the strike for the 50th. After hammering the first ball for six, he shoveled a full toss to deep midwicket where Hashim Amla made a brilliant save the run.

After run, Sachin Tendulkar on strike ready for a single and the crowd were on their feet as they watched him make history.

It was all the more fitting for another reason because it was on this day, back in 1988, that Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli added a mammoth 664 - then a world record - in a school match.

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