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Tendulkar's 21st century gives India Champions Trophy

Sachin Tendulkar smashed his 21st one-day century to hand India the Champions Trophy with a 10-wicket romp over Zimbabwe here on Friday. The gifted 25-year-old sent a packed house of 22,000 into raptures with 12 boundaries and six sixes in his unbeaten 124 off 92 balls as India overhauled Zimbabwe's modest 196-9 with 20 overs to spare.
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    Indian Team with the Trophy
Indian team proudly holding the Coca-Cola Trophy. Photo © AFP 1998
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  • Olonga rips through the Indian top order in a preview to the final. [Scorecard | Reports from AFP | The Daily News]
  • Zimbabwe floor Sri Lanka on way to final against India. [Scorecard | Reports from AFP]
  • Srinath and Agarkar skittle out Sri Lanka. [Scorecard | Reports from AFP]
  • Tendulkar leads India to victory over Zimbabwe. [Scorecard | Reports from AFP]
  • Zimbabwe overcome Sri Lanka easily. [Scorecard]
  • India complete a thrilling victory over Sri Lanka in the first match as Azharuddin equals a record. [Scorecard]

India go out favourites

(The Daily News, Sri Lanka) Zimbabwe will make their first appearance in a major cricket tournament final when they take on India in the Coca Cola Trophy triangular championship at the Sharjah Stadium today. This will no doubt be a historic moment for Zimbabwe who had the credit of defeating the world champions Sri Lanka twice inside four days. [more ...]

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Date-stamped : 03 Jul1999 - 09:17