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The masterful 97 takes India to The Indian Oil Championship, but this bitter 90s follows Sachin like a devil. The jinx that saw him being dismissed in the 90s, counted for the seventh(6 ODIs and 1 Test) time this year and the second time in the series. Sachin the record maker even makes the glory in the fall. He has the highest number of 90s in ODI being dismissed in 16 matches, well ahead of Nathan Astle, Aravinda de Silva and Grant Flower with 9 each.

A blessing in disguise, these 90s put him on the top of highest number of 50s. He has the most ODI 50s (86), ahead of Inzamam-ul-Haq (83) and Rahul Dravid (81). When he played his 404 ODI (the highest ODI ever played), it was marked by yet another bitter 90. Umar Gul sent him back at 99.

Well, 90s are nervous and tensed. It was sixth time in his last 19 outings that he fell in the 90’s and on (more…)