Sachin created history on 19th of December, 2010 at Super Sport Park, Centurion against South Africa as he became the first man on the planet to score 50 test centuries. He is just four centuries away to become the first man to score 100 international centuries. In scoring his 50th test century, he hit 12 fours and a six.
After scoring a memorable century, he said that he wanted it to do it for his father. He dedicated this one to his father. Yesterday was his father’s birthday. Further, he added, “I don’t know. I am okay. It’s just another number for me. It’s nice. Obviously I can’t say I am not happy, I am happy. But I don’t know how to express this. It’s good that it has come. Hopefully it doesn’t stop, it continues.”.
He achieved this milestone in the second innings of first test against South Africa, after getting out at a score of 36 in the first innings.