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December 20, 2010 by PranayGupte
When a Hundred is a Fifty

 

By Pranay Gupte

 

Sachin Tendulkar of India cracked his 50th Test century in South Africa on Sunday evening, a record that’s unlikely to be broken any time soon. His nearest rivals – Ricky Ponting of Australia, with 39 centuries – and Jacques Kallis of South Africa, with 38 centuries – simply do not have Tendulkar’s stamina and steadiness. Moreover, the 36-year-old Indian batsman isn’t done yet – who know...