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Sachin Tendulkar 200* (147) - 24 February, 2010: A Statistical Analysis

Apart from becoming the first to score a double century in ODIs, below is the list of some more records achieved by Tendulkar in the innings:

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates scoring the record-breaking 200 against South Africa on 24 February,2010

Sachin Tendulkar, on 24th February 2010, scored the first ever double century in the history of Men's One Day International Cricket. The venue was the Captain Roop Singh Stadium in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh and the opposition was South Africa. He managed to reach the historic landmark off 147 balls in the final over the Indian innings.

Before him, Belinda Clark of Australia had already scored 229* (155) in Women's ODIs vs Denmark at Mumbai in 1997.

Let us have a statistical analysis of this historic inning.

Runs Split Up

Runs

Balls

Fours

Sixes

0 to 50

37

9

-

51 to 100

53

4

-

101 to 150

28

8

1

151 to 200

29

4

2

200

147

25

3

Sachin Tendulkar had a brisk start as he reached his half century off just 37 balls which included 9 fours. The second 50 runs came quite slowly, still he completed his century off 90 balls. The next two 50 runs were scored in 28 and 29 balls respectively and he reached the milestone in 50th over. 

Runs

Balls

Fours

Sixes

0 to 100

90

13

-

101 to 200

57

12

3

200

147

25

3

Reaching each landmark

Run

Balls

Overs

Bowler

Shot

1st

5

1.3

Parnell

Four at mid-off

50th

37

11.4

Van der Merve

Four at fine-leg

100th

90

27.6

Duminy

Single at point

150th

117

37.3

Parnell

Four at mid-wicket

200th

147

49.3

Langeveldt

Single at point

Sachin Tendulkar's runs came at almost even pace against all bowlers. He scored most runs, 46 off 24, against Wayne Parnell at strike rate of 191.66. He managed to score atleast a 20 runs against each of the 6 bowlers South Africa used. 

Bowler-wise Break-up

Bowler

Runs

Balls

S/R

Dots

Singles

Doubles

Fours

Sixes

Dale Steyn

37

31

119.35

16

7

1

7

-

Wayne Parnell

46

24

191.66

4

8

5

7

-

Roelof van der Merve

43

32

134.37

11

13

2

5

1

Charl Langeveldt

30

28

107.14

11

12

2

2

1

JP Duminy

20

17

117.64

6

8

1

1

1

Jacques Kallis

24

15

160.00

2

8

2

3

-

Over progression

Overs

Runs

Balls

Strike Rate

Fours

Sixes

0 to 10

46

32

143.75

8

-

10.1 to 20

33

29

113.79

4

-

20.1 to 30

31

35

88.57

3

-

30.1 to 40

50

29

172.41

8

1

40.1 to 50

40

22

181.81

2

2

0 to 50

200

147

136.05

25

3

Power Play Overs vs Normal Overs

Category

Runs

Balls

Strike Rate

Fours

Sixes

Power Play 1

46

32

143.75

8

-

Power Play 2

16

16

100.00

2

-

Power Play 3

33

18

183.33

7

-

All Power Plays

95

66

143.93

17

-

Other Overs

105

81

129.62

8

3

Off side vs On side

Side

Runs

Singles

Doubles

Fours

Sixes

Off-Side

90

26

5

12

1

On-Side

110

30

8

13

2

Partnerships

For Wicket

Runs

Overs

Run-Rate

Partner1

Partner2

1

25

3.5

6.52

Sachin (16)

Sehwag (9)

2

194

29.3

6.57

Sachin (108)

Karthik (79)

3

81

7.5

10.34

Sachin (44)

Y Pathan (36)

4

101*

8.5

11.43

Sachin (32)

Dhoni (68)

How the ODI highest individual score record changed hands

Runs

Batsman

For

Opp

Venue

Date

ODI #

82

John Edrich

Eng

Aus

Melbourne

5-Jan-71

1

103

Dennis Amiss

Eng

Aus

Manchester

24-Aug-72

2

105

Roy Fredericks

WI

Eng

The Oval

7-Sep-73

9

116*

David Lloyd

Eng

Pak

Nottingham

31-Aug-74

14

137

Dennis Amiss

Eng

Ind

Lord’s

7-Jun-75

19

171*

Glenn Turner

NZ

EA

Birmingham

7-Jun-75

20

175*

Kapil Dev

Ind

Zim

Tunbridge Wells

18-Jun-83

216

189*

Viv Richards

WI

Eng

Manchester

31-May-84

264

194

Saeed Anwar

Pak

Ind

Chennai

21-May-97

1209

200*

Sachin Tendulkar

Ind

SA

Gwalior

24-Feb-10

2962

219

Virender Sehwag

Ind

WI

Indore

8-Dec-11

3223

264

Rohit Sharma

Ind

Sl

Kolkata

13-Nov-14

3544

In August 2009, Zimbabwean Charles Coventry had equalled Saeed Anwar's 194 by scoring 194* vs Bangladesh. 

Apart from becoming the first to score a double century in ODIs, below is the list of some more records achieved by Tendulkar in the innings: 

# Sachin Tendulkar overcame the record of scoring most number of fours (25) in an ODI inning. Previous record was of 22 fours by Saeed Anwar in his 194 vs India in 1997. However now the record is held by Rohit Sharma with 33 fours in his score of 264 (173).

# Sachin Tendulkar scored his 5th 150+ score in ODIs to become the player with most number of 150+ score in ODIs which was previously equalled with Sanath Jayasuriya (4).

# Sachin Tendulkar overcame Ricky Ponting's 164 as the highest individual score against South Africa in ODIs.  

After Sachin Tendulkar's double century, there have been 4 more double centuries in ODIs and all by Indians - Sehwag 219 vs WI, 2011, Rohit Sharma 209 vs Aus, 2013, Rohit Sharma 264 vs SL, 2014 and Gayle 215 vs ZIM. 

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