Tendulkar extends record for most 90s

March 4th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar (91) Tuesday registered his 17th score in the 90s, which extended his own world record for the most number of 90s. Tendulkar also has 42 centuries. Tendulkar, whose contribution was invaluable for the team, for the first time in Australia registered three fifty-plus scores in a row - 63 against Sri Lanka at Hobart, 117 not out against Australia at Sydney and 91 off 121 balls against Australia at Brisbane.

His 91 at Brisbane is his third 50-plus innings at this venue, and he became the first Indian batsman to aggregate 300 runs at Brisbane - 323 (ave.46.14) in 7 matches.

Tendulkar’s 91 is also his third highest against Australia in a final - the top two being 134 in the Coca Cola Cup at Sharjah April 24, 1998 and 117 not out in the Commonwealth Bank series at Sydney March 2, 2008.

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