"Langeveldt to Tendulkar, 1 run, 137.6 kph, single to reach the first double-hundred in ODIs, streered behind point, takes off his helmet and waves to the crowd, which is on its feet, so are his team-mates in the dressing room, a fan's blowing a conch, Tendulkar's soaking all the adulation and after a brief moment, gets back to his crease to face the next delivery"

Forget the typo; those could be the most read words written so far this decade.

Sachin Tendulkar, 36 years and 306 days old, went became the first man to cross the 200-run barrier in ODIs. Salaam.

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