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Watch: On This Day in 2012, Sachin Tendulkar scores milestone 100th international hundred

On this day in 2012, India playing hosts Bangladesh in an Asia Cup game at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. Fourth ball of the 44th over, Shakib Al Hasan’s harmless leg stump delivery was turned to deep square leg by Sachin Tendulkar.

“Perhaps the most significant single in the history of the game”

Sunil Gavaskar who was on commentary at that time said, ”we are all very very lucky, very very fortunate to be able to watch this moment, not even sure whether we will ever see a moment like this in the game again.”

Sachin Tendulkar’s milestone hundreds

1st century – 119* Test vs Eng, Old Trafford, 1990
10th century – 105 ODI vs WI, Jaipur, 1994
25th century – 139 Test vs SL, Colombo (SSC), 1997
50th century – 201* Test vs Zimb, Nagpur, 2000
75th century – 141* ODI vs WI, Kuala Lampur, 2006
100th century – 114 (147 balls, 205 mins, 12 X 4, 1 X 6) ODI vs Bang, Mirpur, 16 Mar 2012

Sachin Tendulkar 100s SPLIT

100s: 1-25
Span: 1989 – 1997
Age: 24y 111d
Time: 7y 268d
Matches: 209
Inngs: 233
Runs: 9330
Avg: 44.21
HS: 179
50s: 51

100s: 26-50
Span: 1997 – 2007
Age: 27y 213d
Time: 3y 107d
Matches: 128
Inngs: 143
Runs: 6698
Avg: 51.52
HS: 217
50s: 22

100s: 51-75
Span: 2000 – 2006
Age: 33y 143d
Time: 5y 292d
Matches: 159
Inngs: 190
Runs: 8730
Avg: 51.96
HS: 248*
50s: 40

100s: 76-100
Span: 2006 – 2012
Age: 38y 327d
Time: 5y 183d
Matches: 156
Inngs: 198
Runs: 9237
Avg: 51.03
HS: 214
50s: 47

Facts on Sachin Tendulkar's 100 centuries

Sachin Tendulkar is the only player to score a century on all 5 possible results – a win (53); a loss (25); a draw (20); a tie (1) & a no result (1).

Sachin is the first player to score a double century in ODIs – 200* vs SA, Gwalior, 2010.

At 17 years & 107 days, Sachin scored his maiden test century against England at Old Trafford. He is the 3rd youngest to score a test century.

Sachin is the youngest to score a test century in England (17 y & 107 d); Australia (18 y 253 d) & in SA (19 y & 26 d).

Sachin has scored the joint-most centuries in World Cup games alongside Rohit Sharma (6)

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