The 37-year-old Tendulkar accomplished the battleground during the accumulation B affray adjoin England back he glanced able-bodied pace man Tim Bresnan for a abuttal’s appear the accomplished leg arena in the aboriginal brawl of the 35th over. It was his 47th ODI century and his 98th overall.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, accepted Australia captain Ricky Ponting and his above team-mate Mark Waugh accept all denticulate four World Cup hundreds.
With Ganguly and Waugh retired, it is alone Ponting who has a adventitious to bout or beat Tendulkar.
Tendulkar denticulate 120 runs from 115 assurance and the beating was adorned with bristles sixes and 10 fours.
Tendulkar, arena his sixth World Cup, additionally holds the records for best runs and best half-centuries in the flagship accident of the ICC.
He has accumulated 1,944 runs in 38 matches and has denticulate 13 fifties so far, followed by Ponting with 1,577 runs in 41 matches.
Ganguly is the alone added Indian who has managed to account added than 1,000 runs in World Cup matches.
He denticulate 1,006 runs in 21 matches and stands 11th in the account of accomplished run scorers in World Cup.
During the advance of his innings, Tendulkar aggregate a arresting 134-run affiliation for the additional wicket with Gautam Gambhir, who denticulate 51 runs.