Match : India V South Africa
Venue : Bloemfontein, South Africa : Year 2001
Sachin, crafted a majestic 155 off just 184 balls against South Africa with 23 fours and 1 six, Sachin took India to a decent 379 in the first essay. South Africa responded with centuries from Lance Klusener and Hershelle Gibbs to make sure they were always ahead in the test. They chased down a modest 54 to win the test by 9 wickets and take a 1-0 lead in the series.