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Tendulkar falls short again as Aussies take 2-0 leadupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 07:52:00

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was again denied the chance to secure a record 100th international century on Friday as Australia won the second Test in Sydney by an innings and 68 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series.

Kallis hits 41st ton as South Africa dominate; Tendulkar falls short again updated: Tue Jan 03 2012 15:43:00

Jacques Kallis marked his 150th Test appearance with his 41st century as South Africa made a fine start to the third and deciding match of their series against Sri Lanka in Cape Town Tuesday.

Pattinson inspires Australian win; Herath spins Sri Lanka to Durban triumphupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 11:50:00

Young paceman James Pattinson led the way as Australia hustled out India for just 169 to win the opening Test in Melbourne by 122 runs Thursday.

Tendulkar falls short of 100th hundred in final over at MCGupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 21:24:00

Sachin Tendulkar's wait for a history-making 100th international century continues after the legendary Indian cricketer fell short again in the first Test against Australia in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Final-ball drama in Mumbai as Tendulkar misses out againupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 16:23:00

The West Indies escaped with an unlikely last-ball draw in the third Test against India as Sachin Tendulkar's wait for a historic 100th international century continued on Saturday.

Tendulkar misses out on historic 100th century? updated: Fri Nov 25 2011 10:25:00

Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has missed out on becoming the first cricketer to score 100 international centuries after being dismissed for 94 in the third Test against the West Indies.

History beckons as Tendulkar closes on 100th centuryupdated: Thu Nov 24 2011 16:34:00

Sachin Tendulkar will attempt to become the first cricketer to score 100 international centuries on Friday as India continue to fight back in the third Test against the West Indies in Mumbai.

Tendulkar falls short in chase for 100th international centuryupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 17:30:00

Sachin Tendulkar fell short in his quest to complete a 100th international century as India beat the West indies by five wickets in the first Test in Delhi.

Indian Tendulkar hits 15,000th Test runupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 11:04:00

Legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar created yet another piece of cricket history on Tuesday, becoming the first player to score 15,000 Test match runs.

Tendulkar falls short of landmark as England complete series whitewashupdated: Mon Aug 22 2011 12:55:00

Sachin Tendulkar fell agonizingly short of his 100th international century as England confirmed their status as cricket's number one team with a 4-0 series whitewash over India.

Sachin Tendulkar: Cricket iconupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 09:04:00

Alex Thomas profiles Indian cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar, from his poor upbringing to global stardom.

Duel of the demi-gods: Legends vie for cricket World Cupupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 09:04:00

Each sport has its halcyon age, an era when -- via the fickle whim of fate -- destiny combines to create champions of similar age and skill to vie for the most glamorous prizes of the day.

Tendulkar helps India into World Cup final with win over Pakistanupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 00:45:00

India reached the final of the Cricket World Cup for the third time after beating fierce rivals and neighbors Pakistan by 29 runs in Mohali on Wednesday.

South Africa fight back to win after Tendulkar tonupdated: Sat Mar 12 2011 13:19:00

South Africa fought back after Sachin Tendulkar's 99th international century to claim an unlikely three-wicket win over World Cup co-hosts India Saturday.

Tendulkar makes history in India winupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 11:57:00

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar became the first player in history to score 2,000 runs at the Cricket World Cup, as the hosts eased to a five-wicket win over the Netherlands on Wednesday.

Injured Tendulkar named in India's cricket World Cup squadupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 13:52:00

Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar has been included in his country's 15-man World Cup squad, despite doubts over the opener's fitness ahead of next month's competition.

Tendulkar's epic ton gives India slender leadupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 12:51:00

Sachin Tendulkar's 51st Test century left the decider between the top two rated nations on a knife edge after India took a two-run first innings lead over South Africa in Cape Town on Tuesday.

Kallis ton boosts South Africa in deciding Testupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 11:15:00

Jacques Kallis scored his 39th Test century to lift South Africa to a challenging first innings of 362 in their series decider against India in Cape Town on Monday.

Tendulkar's latest ton puts India on verge of series victoryupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 15:04:00

Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his ICC cricketer of the year award with another remarkable innings on Monday which should ensure that India wins the two-Test series against Australia if the pitch in Bangalore holds up.

Tendulkar named cricketer of the yearupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 11:41:00

Veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar has won the ICC's prestigious cricketer of the year award for the first time, reflecting the Indian's continued assault on the record books.

Laxman's brave century helps India level series in Sri Lankaupdated: Sat Aug 07 2010 15:41:00

India tied the three-Test series with Sri Lanka after V.V.S. Laxman overcame back problems to score an unbeaten century on the final day of the deciding match in Colombo to seal a five-wicket victory.

Sehwag smashes Sri Lankan bowlersupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 12:25:00

Virender Sehwag is poised to notch his 21st Test century after his quickfire knock on Wednesday kept the third and deciding match between India and Sri Lanka in the balance.

New milestone for Indian legend Tendulkar; Setback for Flintoffupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 13:53:00

Sachin Tendulkar became the most-capped player in Test cricket on Tuesday as India began their battle to level the three-match series against Sri Lanka.

Tendulkar hits double century as India head for Sri Lanka stalemateupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 10:57:00

Sachin Tendulkar hit the fifth double century of his career to help India surpass Sri Lanka's huge first innings total as the second Test headed for a draw.

Tendulkar ton gives India hope of saving Colombo Testupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 14:23:00

Sachin Tendulkar extended his world record to 48 Test centuries as India battled to avoid the follow-on in the second match of the series against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Wednesday.

Chennai beat Tendulkar's Mumbai in IPL finalupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 17:07:00

Chennai Super Kings won the third staging of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in the final of the Twenty20 tournament on Sunday. Jon Wertheim: Readers say Serena's tough but not the toughestupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 17:19:00

Mentally tough? Try Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting from the cricket world. Or try, still active, track legend Haile Gebreselassie (more than 25 world records in middle- and long-distance races and current men's marathon world-record holder). It sure takes mental toughness to beat out your tough rivals while dominating middle- and long-distance running over the span of a decade. -- Jim Bates, Cairns, Australia

Tendulkar adds biggest one-day score to his list of recordsupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 13:00:00

Sachin Tendulkar confirmed his status as one of cricket's all-time great batsmen on Wednesday, adding the highest individual one-day international score to his list of world records.

Sehwag and Tendulkar tons lift Indiaupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 14:36:00

India are poised to build a handy first-innings lead over South Africa after Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar scored centuries on the second day of the second cricket Test in Kolkata.

Tendulkar stars in India winupdated: Tue Dec 22 2009 05:53:00

Sachin Tendulkar was undefeated on 96 as India successfully chased Sri Lanka's modest 239 to claim a seven-wicket victory in the third one-day international in Cuttack.

Tendulkar record as India draw Testupdated: Fri Nov 20 2009 12:39:00

Sachin Tendulkar was unbeaten on exactly 100 and passed 30,000 international runs as India batted out for a draw in the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Ahmedabad on Friday.

Tendulkar record not enough to save Indiaupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 13:08:00

Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to reach 17,000 runs in one-day international cricket but it was not enough to give India victory in a thrilling fifth match of the series against Australia on Thursday.

Tendulkar stars for Mumbai in IPL openerupdated: Sat Apr 18 2009 16:39:00

Sachin Tendulkar slammed an unbeaten half century and Lasith Malinga claimed three wickets as the Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 19 runs in the opening match of the Indian Premier League.

Tendulkar leads way again in final Testupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 08:50:00

Test record runs scorer Sachin Tendulkar led the way for India on the first day of the third and final Test in Wellington on Friday, but New Zealand kept alive their hopes of leveling the series.

Gambhir and Tendulkar lead fight backupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 10:38:00

An unbeaten 102 from Gautam Gambhir and a classy half century from third wicket partner Sachin Tendulkar have given India an excellent chance of saving the second Test against New Zealand in Napier.

India forced to follow-on in second Testupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 10:24:00

New Zealand are in a strong position to level their series with India after forcing the tourists to follow-on in the second Test in Napier on Saturday.

Tendulkar posts 42nd Test century for Indiaupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 15:06:00

Sachin Tendulkar completed his 42nd Test century as India headed for victory in the opening Test against New Zealand in Hamilton on Friday.

Tendulkar leads way as India take commandupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 12:08:00

Sachin Tendulkar was unbeaten on 70 as India closed the second day of the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton in a strong position.

Sachin Tendulkar: Cricket's 'Little Master' bigger than the gameupdated: Sun Jan 04 2009 22:36:00

In India he's an icon and to the rest of the cricketing world he's simply known as one of the greatest ever batsmen.

Tendulkar: Test victory for terror victimsupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 10:56:00

Sachin Tendulkar cracked a superb 41st Test century as he swept India to a stunning six-wicket win against England in Chennai -- and then dedicated his heroics to the Mumbai terror victims.

Tendulkar set to be fit for Australia Testsupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 15:37:00

India's cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar will be fit for their eagerly-awaited Test series against top-ranked Australia, according to a leading official.

Tendulkar opts out of Olympic torch relayupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 01:40:00

India cricket star Sachin Tendulkar has pulled out of the Olympic torch relay in New Delhi, just a day before the event.

India pile on runs in final Test in Adelaideupdated: Fri Jan 25 2008 05:42:00

Indian maestro Sachin Tendulkar made 150 for the 17th time in his outstanding Test career and captain Anil Kumble weighed in with 87 as India amassed an imposing 526 in the fourth Test against Australia in Adelaide.

Tendulkar fires India with 39th centuryupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 11:50:00

Sachin Tendulkar responded to the occasion, stroking his 39th Test hundred for India in what will likely be his last Test in Australia.

Australians facing defeat in Perthupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 12:16:00

Australia are facing defeat in the third Test against India in Perth with both openers dismissed in their pursuit of a challenging 413 to claim a record 17th straight win.

India lose their way in Perth Testupdated: Wed Jan 16 2008 14:05:00

India slipped from 198 for two to 297 for six by the close of the first day of the third Test against Australia in Perth.

Tendulkar makes Australians sufferupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 11:33:00

Sachin Tendulkar hit his 38th Test century to help India take a 69-run first innings lead over Australia in the second Test match in Sydney.

Lee and Clark leave India on ropesupdated: Thu Dec 27 2007 12:42:00

Australian fast bowlers Brett Lee and Stuart Clark claimed four wickets apiece as India crumbled to 196 all out, 147 runs behind, on the second day of the first Test at Melbourne.

Tendulkar wraps up Indian test winupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 05:31:00

Sachin Tendulkar completed his 46th test half-century as India wrapped up a six-wicket victory over Pakistan in the first test in New Delhi on Monday.

Tendulkar approaches test recordupdated: Sun Nov 25 2007 07:35:00

Sachin Tendulkar became the second-highest runmaker in test cricket when he made an unbeaten 32 as India moved purposefully towards victory in the first test against Pakistan in New Delhi.

Tendulkar leads Indians to victoryupdated: Thu Nov 15 2007 14:30:00

Sachin Tendulkar was again out in the 90s -- but the India middle order ensured the hosts clinched a six-wicket victory over Pakistan to secure the five-match series with a game to spare.

Tendulkar turns down India armbandupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 12:04:00

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is in line to become India's next Test captain after Sachin Tendulkar rejected the chance to succeed Rahul Dravid.

Drama as India square 1-day seriesupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 04:49:00

India triumphed by two wickets with two balls to spare to level the one-day international series against England 3-3 at The Oval on Wednesday.

India strike back to level seriesupdated: Sat Aug 25 2007 05:05:00

India struck back to level their seven-match one-day series with England 1-1 after an imposing total of 329 for seven proved too much for the hosts in the second one-dayer at Bristol.

India set England 500 for Test winupdated: Sun Aug 12 2007 02:53:00

EngIand will need to score a Test record 500 to beat India in the third and final Test at The Oval after an intriguing fourth day's play.

Tendulkar sets mark in Indian winupdated: Fri Jun 29 2007 14:16:00

Sachin Tendulkar became the first man to score 15,000 one-day international runs as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the second one-day international at Stormont on Friday.

Borde appointed India tour managerupdated: Tue Jun 12 2007 08:03:00

Former captain Chandu Borde will be manager of the Indian cricket team for their upcoming tour of Ireland and England.

Tendulkar claims 36th Test centuryupdated: Sat May 19 2007 09:14:00

Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly both hit centuries as India moved to 384-6 after a rain-curtailed second day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Saturday.

Tendulkar century crushes Windiesupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 12:41:00

Sachin Tendulkar scored his 41st one-day century to power India to a crushing 160-run victory over West Indies in the final match on Wednesday and clinch the four-game series 3-1.

Paceman Steyn boosts South Africaupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 12:32:00

Fast bowler Dale Steyn took four wickets to resurrect South Africa's chances of winning the third Test against India on Friday.

Kallis gives S Africans advantageupdated: Fri Dec 15 2006 13:24:00

Jacques Kallis took two key wickets to help South Africa put India under pressure on the first day of the first Test on Friday.

Indians criticize winning Aussiesupdated: Tue Nov 07 2006 04:57:00

Top Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar joined their country's media on Tuesday in criticizing Australian players following incidents after the Champions Trophy final.

Tendulkar returns to Indian squadupdated: Thu Jul 20 2006 07:31:00

Sachin Tendulkar will return to the India team for next month's one-day series in Sri Lanka following the shoulder injury that has sidelined him since March.

Tendulkar ready for August returnupdated: Tue Jul 18 2006 04:00:00

Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar can return to international cricket in August after a four-month absence following shoulder surgery, an official said on Tuesday.

Tendulkar ruled out of Indian tourupdated: Tue May 23 2006 03:30:00

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been ruled out of next month's Test series in the West Indies because he has not recovered completely from shoulder surgery.

Injured Tendulkar resumes trainingupdated: Wed May 10 2006 05:35:00

India's star batsman Sachin Tendulkar resumed training on Wednesday following shoulder surgery, but he faces a race against time to be fit for the Test series in the West Indies in June.

Hoggard pair leaves India toilingupdated: Sun Mar 19 2006 11:47:00

England paceman Matthew Hoggard took two early wickets to help reduce India to 89 for three at close on the second day of the third and final Test.

Spin pair leave Test well balancedupdated: Sun Dec 11 2005 11:49:00

Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan and India's Anil Kumble produced masterly displays of spin bowling to leave the second Test balanced on a knife's edge.

India slump as Test ends in draw updated: Tue Dec 06 2005 06:23:00

India were dismissed for a lowly 167 before the series opener against Sri Lanka in Madras petered out into a tame draw on Tuesday.

Pathan, Tendulkar sink Sri Lankansupdated: Fri Oct 28 2005 12:12:00

Paceman Irfan Pathan inspired India to a comfortable eight wicket win over Sri Lanka on his 21st birthday with a lethal opening spell in their second one-dayer.

Tendulkar back with sparkling 93 updated: Tue Oct 25 2005 06:24:00

Sachin Tendulkar marked his return from an injury layoff by top scoring with 93 as India overwhelmed Sri Lanka by 152 runs in the first of seven one-day internationals, in Nagpur.

Tendulkar back for one-day seriesupdated: Fri Oct 14 2005 08:07:00

India's top batsman Sachin Tendulkar is primed to return after a six-month injury layoff, after being named in the squad for the one-day series with Sri Lanka.

Tendulkar ruled out of test seriesupdated: Wed Aug 31 2005 06:01:00

India's Sachin Tendulkar has been ruled out of next month's test series in Zimbabwe because he has not fully recovered from an elbow injury, the cricket board said on Wednesday.

Tendulkar faces four month lay-offupdated: Wed May 25 2005 03:18:00

Indian batting superstar Sachin Tendulkar will be out of international cricket for at least four months after being treated for an elbow injury in England.

Tendulkar reaches 10,000 test runsupdated: Wed Mar 16 2005 06:22:00

India's Sachin Tendulkar completed 10,000 test runs and Rahul Dravid struck his 19th hundred on the first day of the second test against Pakistan in Calcutta.

Record test century for Tendulkarupdated: Sat Dec 11 2004 06:18:00

Sachin Tendulkar scored a record-equaling 34th test century as India took charge on the second day of the first test against Bangladesh.

India seal dramatic 13-run victoryupdated: Fri Nov 05 2004 07:28:00

Off spinner Harbhajan Singh continued his dominance over Australia, routing them for 93 on a crumbling pitch to bowl India to a dramatic 13-run win in less than three days of the fourth and final test.

Gillespie leads Aussies to victoryupdated: Fri Oct 29 2004 11:30:00

Jason Gillespie bowled Australia to their first series win on Indian soil since 1969 with a day to spare in the third match of the four-test series.

Warne and Kumble chasing landmarksupdated: Tue Oct 05 2004 03:19:00

Spin legends Shane Warne of Australia and India's Anil Kumble will be chasing significant personal landmarks when their two sides meet in the opening Test in Bangalore on Wednesday.

Tendulkar is named in India squad updated: Fri Oct 01 2004 10:03:00

Sachin Tendulkar has been included in India's squad to meet Australia in the first test in Bangalore next week but is still not certain of playing.

Tendulkar to miss Champions Trophyupdated: Sat Sep 04 2004 12:12:00

India's Sachin Tendulkar will miss the ICC Champions Trophy because of an elbow injury, Indian cricket officials have confirmed.

Anyone for cricket?updated: Tue Aug 31 2004 01:20:00

One billion people, one silver medal at the 2004 Olympics.

India dominate day one in Pakistanupdated: Sun Mar 28 2004 10:13:00

Virender Sehwag cracked his maiden test double-century to give India firm control in their first test on Pakistani soil in over 14 years.

Pakistan triumph despite Tendulkarupdated: Tue Mar 16 2004 12:43:00

India's Sachin Tendulkar surpassed 13,000 one-day runs with his 37th century at emotion-charged Rawalpindi on Tuesday.

Lara the fastest to Test milestoneupdated: Sun Jan 04 2004 12:10:00

West Indies captain Brian Lara made a defiant century and became the fastest batsman to 9,000 Test runs, in the third Test at Newlands on Sunday.

Tendulkar hogs limelight in Sydneyupdated: Sat Jan 03 2004 04:51:00

Indian superstar Sachin Tendulkar seized the stage on day two of the fourth and final test against Australia to put the tourists in a dominant position at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Tendulkar spoiling Waugh's goodbyeupdated: Fri Jan 02 2004 03:14:00

Sachin Tendulkar scored his first half-century of the series to put a dampener on Australian captain Steve Waugh's farewell party on the first day of the fourth and final Test on Friday.

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