Sachin Tendulkar played various significant innings all through his 24-year long career. One such thump went ahead his birthday in 1998 that guided India to a critical six-wicket win upon the strong Australians in the Coca-Cola Cup final in Sharjah.
Put into bat, Australia posted a challenging 272 for nine gratitude to fifties from captain Steve Waugh and Darren Lehmann. India were set for a good begin before they lost their first wicket at 39 of Sourav Ganguly for 23.
Be that as it may, Tendulkar and Nayan Mongia then sewed together a remain of 89 hurries to keep India on track in an extreme pursue. After Mongia's fall, captain Mohammad Azharuddin joined Tendulkar and the two nullified the Aussie assault and put on 120-run partnership to take India near win.
Tendulkar was the injured individual this time yet he had officially harmed the Aussies and gave India the stage for an important triumph. A youthful 25-year-old Tendulkar hit 134 off 131 balls, studded with 12 fours and three sixes in his astonishing thump. India won the match by six wickets and lifted the trophy.
The thump came two days after the scandalous 'Desert Storm' when he struck 143 off 131 deliveries, bound with nine fours and five transcending sixes. In spite of the fact that India lost that match against Australia yet the Master Blaster's innings helped India reach the final.