On This Day In 1994: Sachin Tendulkar Scored His Maiden ODI Century

Sachin Tendulkar completed as the highest run scorer in ODIs with 18426 runs.© AFP

On today in 1994, legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar scored his maiden One-day Worldwide century after taking part in 78 video games over a span of 5 years. It was on today 26 years in the past that Tendulkar amassed the primary of his 49 ODI centuries in a match towards Australia in Colombo, his 79th ODI match. The then-19-year-old right-handed batsman scored 110 runs off 130 balls in an innings when no different Indian batsman may cross the 50-run mark. His innings performed a key function within the facet’s victory within the match as India gained by 31 runs.

Tendulkar was additionally awarded the Participant of the Match award for his knock that was studded with two sixes and eight fours.

Tendulkar scored his maiden Take a look at century earlier than scoring an ODI hundred. On the age of 17 years and 112 days, he turned the third-youngest batsman to attain a Take a look at ton.

Tendulkar took eight Take a look at matches to deliver up his first 100-plus rating in worldwide cricket, managing 119 not out off 189 balls within the fourth innings, serving to India draw the sport towards England.

The knock additionally earned Tendulkar his first Participant of the Match award.

The Mumbai-born participant had an illustrious profession within the recreation. Tendulkar made his debut in Take a look at cricket on November 15, 1989. In the identical yr on December 18, he performed his first ODI match.

Tendulkar is the best scorer in Take a look at cricket with 15,921 runs and 51 centuries, essentially the most by any participant.

Issues are not any totally different in ODI cricket as Tendulkar sits atop the listing of most runs on this format as nicely.


He has collected 18,426 runs in ODI with 49 a whole bunch.

Tendulkar represented the nation in six World Cups throughout his profession that lasted 24 years. He was the a part of the 2011 World Cup-winning squad. 

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