Sachin is first to score 20 ODI hundreds at home

March 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Sachin Tendulkar Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, while achieving the magical figure of 99 international hundreds during the India-South Africa Group B match here Saturday, became the first one to score 20 One-day International (ODI) centuries in his home country.

The other highlights:

Sachin extended his ODI centuries’ tally to 48.

Sachin established a record for most century stands at the World Cup - 12.

Sachin made an Indian record for most sixes in ODIs, taking his sixes’ tally to 193, bettering Sourav Ganguly’s tally of 190. Shahid Afridi (289) holds a record followed by Sanath Jayasuriya (270) and Sachin Tendulkar (193).

Sachin has become the first one to post 6 World Cup hundreds.

The master blaster has become the first to complete 2,000 runs against South Africa.

Sachin has now complete 2,000 runs against four countries in ODIs - South Africa, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

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