Tendulkar scores ton in Ranji quarterfinal

Syndicated from IANS | Published on Sun, Jan 6 2013 16:30 IST | 54 Views | Add comment

Sachin Tendulkar, who has quit One-Day International (ODI) cricket, scored his 80th first class century for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Baroda at the Wankhede Stadium Sunday.

The 39-year-old nudged one to long leg for a couple to bring up his 18th Ranji hundred.

He is now one short of the Indian record held by Sunil Gavaskar, who scored 81 first class hundreds. In Ranji Trophy, Gavaskar hit 20 hundreds.

Teammate Wasim Jaffer is batting on 130 while Tendulkar is at 102. Mumbai were 257/2 on the first day.

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