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sachin tendulkar: when sachin made century in world cup after father's death, icc remembers – on this day 1999 cricket world cup sachin tendulkar hit century against kenya after his father death

Edited By Tarun Vats | | Updated: 23 May 2020, 11:01:00 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar (file)

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May 23 is a special day for veteran Sachin Tendulkar and cricket lovers. On this day, Sachin played an unbeaten century against Kenya in the 1999 World Cup match. Then Sachin returned to the country for the last rites of his father Ramesh Tendulkar before this match.

India had to face defeat against South Africa and Zimbabwe in the ICC 1999 World Cup, after which it was extremely important to defeat Kenya to reach the Super-6. Sachin, one of the greatest cricketers in the world, played an unbeaten 140 in the match against Kenya on 23 May 1999.

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The ICC has also missed that match and posted a video related to the match on Saturday. The ICC also wrote, “In 1999, Sachin scored an unbeaten 140 off 101 balls, his third century of the World Cup.”

In this match played in Bristol, India lost a huge score of 329 runs, losing 2 wickets in this match. After this, the Kenyan team could only score 235 runs for 7 wickets and India won by 94 runs. Sachin was adjudged Man of the Match who hit 16 fours and 3 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 101 balls. The legendary Rahul Dravid scored 104 not out with the help of 10 fours off 109 balls.

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