3 Indo-Pak World Cup matches where Sachin was MoM.
Sachin Tendulkar and World Cups is a story that is written with special care by Gods. Tendulkar is easlily the highest ever run scorer in World Cups, but only got to hold the prestigious trophy on his sixth and last attempt.
As they say Cometh the hour, Cometh the champion; Sachin has been man of the match on 3 in the high voltage India vs Pakistan World Cup clash. Here’s a list;
1) 1992 World Cup – A league encounter in Sachin’s first World Cup, this match was the first time both the arch rivals met each other in a World Cup. Sachin came lower down the order and scored a crucial 50. He later bowled an economical spell and took the crucial wicket of Aamir Sohail.
2003 World Cup – The most exhilarating Indo-Pak clash in a World Cup. Pakistan batted first and got an above average total of 273 through a brilliant Saeed Anwar century. The Master Blaster had other plans and snatched the game from Pakistan, scoring a brilliant 98 off just 75 balls.
2011 World Cup – This encounter took place in Mohali and happened to be the World Cup semifinal. In attendance were both the Prime Ministers and the Pakistanis displayed their generosity as they dropped Sachin 4 times enroute an 85.