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Sachin Tendulkar Recalls His Historic Double Century in ODIs

Sachin Tendulkar Recalls His Historic Double Century in ODIs

Sachin Tendulkar is arguably the best batter to ever play the sport of cricket. The Master Blaster introduced his retirement on November 16, 2013, however he nonetheless holds a number of cricket information. Tendulkar will all the time stay an iconic determine in Indian cricket for his illustrious profession during which he slammed 100 worldwide centuries 51 in Tests and 49 in ODIs. The cricketing demi-god is on the prime of the tally in most run-scored, centuries and matches in each ODIs and Test format.

In his 24-year-long worldwide profession, Tendulkar displayed his willpower and flexibility to maintain this lengthy on the greatest stage. As a outcome, in 2010, when a number of claimed he ought to retire, Tendulkar silenced all his critics by turning into the primary batsman to attain a double-century in ODI cricket.

At the Captain Roop Singh Stadium in Gwalior, a whole nation cheered as a 36-year-old Tendulkar crouched low, stretched his bat exterior off stump, and squeezed a ball to the fielder at level off Charles Langeveldt’s bowling to finish his double century.

Recently, Tendulkar revealed that he performed the sport with painkillers as he was drained and had ache in each a part of his physique.

“Records simply occur. In my wildest desires additionally I didn’t know if I used to be ever going to get a double-hundred. In reality, I had had an excellent season until then. There have been lots of aches and pains in my physique on that morning,” Tendulkar had told ESPNCricinfo.

“I was actually on the physio table at the hotel room and telling the physio that my body is so tired right now, I’m drained because every part of my body was aching and I was strapping it in my preparation. So I told him that if we win this match I am going to ask BCCI to rest me for the third ODI. If we don’t win then obviously, I will play. But I hope we win today’s match and we close the series,” he added.

Tendulkar mentioned that when he entered the sphere the sport took over the ache as relaxation was historical past. However, he additionally claimed that he by no means thought of scoring a double century in ODIs.

“The second I went out on the sphere, having taken a number of painkillers, the sport took over. Such is an influence of any sport. For a second additionally I didn’t take into consideration my accidents, and aches and pains. I used to be so engrossed; it was a gorgeous feeling. What I’m making an attempt to say is even after I had scored the hundred, by no means did I consider the double hundred. I used to be simply pondering jo hona hai hone do (no matter occurs, let it). I mentioned [to myself] I’m simply going to proceed batting – that was the intention,” Tendulkar had said.

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