India vs Pakistan 2004 2nd Odi Rawalpindi @ Sachin Tendulkar's 141 - HQ LONG Highlights
8 years ago "Trevor Byers Cricket" uploaded full highlights of this match which was 30 minutes long.He did a remarkable job indeed by making this one the all greatest odis available to cricket fans.
But i was thinking about longer HQ version of highlights of this match so that millions of fans all over the world can enjoy the flavor of Sachin's genius knock of 141 and so that they can travel to the day when this match was played for a longer time.
After getting so many requests i thought it would be good to share this long version with the cricket lovers all over the world.
The day was 16th March 2004 and on this day 2nd odi of India vs Pakistan 5 match Samsung cup odi series and it was the first day-night game of that series.
India defeated Pakistan in the first odi of the series and so they were 1-0 ahead in the series and Pakistan was desparate to change the scenario in this odi.
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first.
Pakistani openers Yasir Hameed and Shahid Afridi gave Pakistan a flying start.They had 132 runs opening partnership.
Shahid Afridi's stormy innings of 80 of just 58 balls was hard for Indians to swallow.
Apart from Moin Khan's duck every middle order and lower order batsmen contributed.
So Pakistan ended up their innings with 329 on the board with just loosing 5 wickets.
Among Indian bowlers Ashish Nehra was highest wicket taking bowler and he picked up 3 wickets.
In reply it was just one man show for India and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar played one of the greatest knocks in odi and he made a blinder of 141 of just 130 balls.
But apart from Rahul Dravid's 36 no Indian batsmen could support him.
After his departure wickets had been falling in regular interval.
Later Ramesh Pawar (21 not out of 18 balls) gave India some hope about win but India was all out for 317 in 48.4 overs.
Sachin was awarded man of the match award.