Tue, 03 Aug 2010 12:11:29 GMT | By Vineet Sharma

Fabulous Five: Sachin Tendulkar's five best innings in Test cricket

When Sachin Tendulkar took the field in the third Test against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Oval in Colombo, he went past Steve Waugh's mark of playing the maximum number of Test matches. Tendulkar has now got 169 caps in Test cricket, which takes the master to yet another cricketing record. Celebrating this moment of glory MSN India rewinds to some of his best Test knocks in the years gone by.


Old Trafford Test vs England 1990

Old Trafford Test vs England 1990


In his debut series in England, Tendulkar all of 17 years and 112 days scored a Test century at Old Trafford. The century knock staved off English efforts for a victory in the Test. At 186-6 India awaited yet another Test loss away from home, but Sachin had plans of his own. In rear-guard action that would have made the original 'little master' Sunil Gavaskar proud, the teenager pulled his team towards the safer shores of a draw. Sachin finished with an unbeaten knock of 119 runs. This was Sachin's first century and the beginning of many more.

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