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On this day 21 yrs ago, Sachin became 1st batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs

Sachin Tendulkar achieved the feat against Australia at the Nehru Stadium in Indore

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It was on March 31, 2001, when Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to reach the 10,000 figure mark in ODI cricket.
Tendulkar achieved the feat against Australia at the Nehru Stadium in Indore.
In the third ODI, Australia won the toss and opted to bowl first. However, Tendulkar was in supreme form and he along with VVS Laxman wreaked havoc on the visitors.
The duo put together a partnership of 199 runs, which saw Tendulkar going past his century and along the way, the Master Blaster registered 10,000 ODI runs.
Tendulkar brought up the feat in his 259th innings in the 50-over format.

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First Published: Mar 31 2020 | 3:56 PM IST

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