It was on this day, 32 years ago, when Sachin Tendulkar registered his first international century. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the best batters in the sport of cricket Well, he is also named the “God of cricket”. Nearly, all batting records in Test and ODI cricket have a place with him and to date, he stays as the highest run-scorer in international cricket.
At the age of 17 years and 112 days old, Sachin Tendulkar hits his first Ton in 1990 against England at Old Trafford.
When Tendulkar had brought up his maiden international ton, he had become the third-youngest player to register a century in the longest format of the game.
The Master Blaster, Sachin, in the Old Trafford Test went on to score 119 runs off just 189 balls in the fourth and final innings of the Test.
In this Old Trafford Test, England had won the toss and the hosts decided to bat first. They went on to post 519 in the first innings, and then India was bundled out for 432, helping the hosts gain an 87-run lead.
The Mumbai-born Tendulkar made his debut in Test cricket on November 15, 1989. Tendulkar has the most number of runs in the longest format of the game, amassing 15,921 runs, including 51 centuries, the most by any player.