Gwalior: With 147 ball 200* Sachin crosses his earlier best 186* and became the first and only man in history to reach 200 in an ODI.
Earlier, CK Coventry and Saeed Anwar were at the top with 194 and IVA Richards and ST Jayasuriya were at second with 189
India vs South Africa, 2nd ODI - Scorecard
KD Karthik 79 (85 balls), MS Dhoni 68 (35 balls) and YK Pathan 36 (23 balls) were the other contributors in setting record of second best total for India.
South Africa face a must-win situation, while a win for India will almost certainly assure them of the No.2 spot in ODIs.