India's great batsman Sachin Tendulkar played an innings on this day, which he will never forget. Sachin had an emotional century in Bristol today, 21 years ago.
On May 23, 1999, Sachin Tendulkar scored the 22nd century of his international one-day cricket career in the World Cup. Just four days before this, Sachin Tendulkar's father had passed away.
Before the match played against Kenya, India was in danger of being eliminated from the World Cup. She had lost matches against South Africa and Zimbabwe.
At the funeral of his father, Sachin went straight to the match for the match against Kenya. In this match played at Bristol's County Ground, Sachin played stormy innings of 140 not out off 101 balls. Thanks to this innings, India managed to score 329 runs for two wickets in the match. In response, Kenya could only manage 235 for seven wickets in the scheduled overs. With this victory, India became successful in the World Cup Supersix.
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