On this day 12 years ago Sachin Tendulkar became the first player in the world to score a double century in one day international matches.
24th February 2010 an ODI match played between India and South Africa at Captain Roop Sing Stadium in Gwalior, India.
God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar scored unbeaten 200 runs in 147 balls which included 25 fours & 3 sixes and played a not out inning.
Sachin Tendulkar on strike had scored 199 when South African pacer Charl Langeveldt bowled the final over. Little master took single on third delivery of over taking a quick single and reached the milestone of 200 runs.
India scored 401 runs in First innings winning match by 153 runs despite a century by AB de Villiers.
Sachin’s record was broken by Indian Opener batsmen Virender Sehwag scoring 219 against West Indies in 2011.
Other Players who have scored a double century in ODI matches are
Rohit Sharma (264), Martin Guptill (237), Virender Sehwag (219). Chris Gayle (215), Fakhar Zaman (2010), Rohit Sharma (209), Rohit Sharma (208).
🗓️ #OnThisDay in 2010
The legendary @sachin_rt etched his name in the record books as he became the first batter to score a double ton in ODIs (Men’s). 🔝 👏 👍 🙌
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 24, 2022
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