Feb 11, 2009

Tendulkar and Kambli Record Stand in Harris Shield Match

On February 23rd, 1988, Sachin Tendulkar was still a schoolboy. Representing his school - Shardashram Vidyamandir he was having quite a season in the Harris Shield tournament. Having scored a double century in the quarter finals, the expectations were very high from the "star".

On this day in the semi-finals, Tendulkar teamed up with his buddy Vinod kambli to put a stand of 664 runs. When the innings was declared, Tendular was on 326 and Kambli was on 349. St. Xavier's school was at the receiving end. Shardashram had scored 748 runs  at the loss of 2 wickets in 120 overs.

People who had watched this game unfold at Azad Maidan must remember this day so vividly.