Tendulkar's ton helps India to post 319

Published: Monday, September 14, 2009, 18:21 [IST]
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Tendulkar's ton takes India to 319

Colombo: Sachin Tendulkar strikes back once again.

Master Blaster scored 44th century to help India  to post a huge score of  319/5 against Sri Lanka in the finals of the Compaq Cup at Colombo on Monday. Sachin Tendulkar hit 10 fours and a sixer in his sizzling knock.


He scored 138 from 133 balls. Also, Dhoni scored 56 (62). 

Yuvraj Singh's late fire works 56 (41) also helped India to post a huge total. He hit six boundaries and a sixer on his way to 41st half century.

Sri Lanka needs 320 from 50 overs to win this match and the Compaq Cup. Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar got India off to a good opening partnership of 95 runs in the 17 overs. Dravid scored 39 in 56 balls.

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar gave an answer to his critics who say 'Sachin always fails in the finals' of any tournaments. This innings demonstrates Sachin can do to any team in World.

Earlier India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first in the finals of the Compaq Cup


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