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By CricketCountry Staff
Mirpur: Mar 16, 2012
Sachin Tendulkar scored a fluent half-century to lead India’s charge, as they reached 125 for one from 25 overs in the fourth One-Day International match of Asia Cup 2012 at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Mirpur.
After being put in to bat first, India lost Gautam Gambhir in the sixth over of the innings, when he was bowled by Shafiul Islam for 11.
Tendulkar then teamed up with Virat Kohli to take his side forward, as the two added runs for the second wicket.
The Little Master reached 62 not out off 82 balls, hitting seven boundaries and a six.
Kohli struck four boundaries to remain unbeaten on 44 off 55 balls.
Tendulkar also became the first batsman in One-day internationals to hit 2000th boundary during India’s Asia Cup match against Bangladesh at Dhaka.
Tendulkar reached the milestone when he smashed Mashrafe Mortaza to the cover boundary.
The master blaster is followed by Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya with 1500 boundaries.
Brief Scores: India 125 for 1 in 25 overs (Sachin Tendulkar 62*, Virat Kohli 44*; Shafiul Islam 1 for 24) vs Bangladesh
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