On This Day: Sachin Tendulkar had scored the primary IPL century, the primary captain to take action

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar (Sachin Tendulkar) had his first century within the IPL for the primary time on today. This was the primary time within the yr 2011 when a crew captain scored a century within the historical past of IPL. However, within the remaining spherical of this season, Virender Sehwag additionally scored a century for the Delhi franchise whereas being the captain.

In his innings, Sachin ran from a superb cowl drive to a helicopter shot. Sachin did this file in his title solely two weeks after defeating Sri Lanka within the remaining of World Cup 2011.

100th century got here in IPL

Before this match, Sachin had already scored 99 centuries in his worldwide profession. <! –

                 This was the 100th century of his profession. However, this century within the IPL was not seen in tandem with the graph of his worldwide profession.

Despite a protracted profession spanning greater than 20 years, Sachin was all the time malicious about not successful the World Cup. In 2011, Sachin not solely obtained the possibility to win the World Cup but in addition scored a century within the IPL quickly after.

Sachin Tendulkar accomplished his century off 68 balls within the match towards the Kochi Tusker. However, Sachin's crew needed to face defeat by eight wickets within the match.

Fifth Indian to attain a century in IPL

Till Sachin, solely Murali Vijay, Yusuf Pathan, Manish Pandey, Paul Valthati had been the one Indians who scored centuries within the IPL. Sachin grew to become the fifth Indian to attain a century within the IPL. Sachin Tendulkar scored 2,334 runs in his IPL profession at a median of 34.83. During this time, 13 half-centuries and one century got here out of his bat.

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