Sachin Tendulkar ODI Double Century: Former Indian team veteran Sachin Tendulkar created history in ODI cricket on this day 13 years ago. On 24 February 2010, he became the first batsman to score a double century in ODI cricket. Sachin made this record while playing against South Africa. In this match, Tendulkar played an unbeaten innings of 200 runs in 147 balls with the help of 25 fours and 3 sixes. His strike rate in this innings is 136.05.
BCCI shared a special video
Commemorating this unique double century by Sachin Tendulkar, BCCI shared a video on social media. In this video, there is a glimpse of Tendulkar completing his double century. The video’s caption read, “On this day in 2010, Sachin Tendulkar created history by scoring the first double century in ODI cricket.”
If you want to re-watch this amazing innings of Sachin, BCCI side has also shared a link which has full highlights of this innings of Tendulkar. Apart from ODIs, Sachin has surpassed 200 runs 6 times in Test cricket.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 24, 2020
Master Blaster’s international career went like this
Sachin Tendulkar played a total of 200 Tests, 463 ODIs and 1 T20 International match in his career. He scored 15921 runs in Tests at an average of 53.79. In this he scored 51 centuries and 68 half centuries. At the same time, he also scored 6 double centuries. He scored 18426 runs in ODIs at an average of 44.83. In this he scored a total of 49 centuries and 96 half-centuries. A double century was also included in this. At the same time, he scored 10 runs in his only T20 International.
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