Sachin equals record for maximum fifties

Written by: Prem Chand G
Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 14:34 [IST]
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Sachin equals Border's record

New Delhi: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar today equalled Allan Border's record for scoring maximum fifties in cricket( both in Test and ODI). Sachin and Border have scored 90 fifties in cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar brought up his 51st half century in Test Cricket when he played a cheeky little late cut off the bowling of Australia's bowling machine Stuart Clark.

Sachin Tendulkar is only the fourth batsman in the world to register 50 or more fifty-plus innings in Test cricket. He joins the august company of Allan Border (63 fifties), Rahul Dravid (53) and Steve Waugh (50).

Michell Johnson dismissed Sachin Tendulkar just before tea. The batsman was caught behind the stumps by Brad Haddin at a score of 68 run. India amassed 158/3 at tea on Day 1 of the third Test against Australia.


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