It was a celebration as not only did Sachin Tendulkar become the first batsman to reach the milestone but also the feat was achieved against Australia. The legendary batsman was a treat to watch and on March 31, 2001, the Master Blaster was able to reach the milestone in Indore in just 259 innings. In the encounter against the Aussies, Tendulkar went on to score 139, helping India win the match by 118 runs. The Indian skipper was able to reach the milestone in 205 innings. Currently, in there ODIs, there are 14 batsmen in world cricket who have scored more than 10,000 runs.
Source: dna March 31, 2020 08:15 UTC