Sachin Tendulkar-Vinod Kambli’s historic partnership record destroyed

It was a record that brought India’s greatest cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, into the limelight. The document that was witness to a historic partnership has been destroyed forever. Burnt by the Mumbai School Sports Association for, believe it or not, lack of storage space.

Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli shared a record 664-run partnership, playing for Shardashram Vidya Mandir against St. Xavier’s in Harris Shield on February 24, 1988.

It was the highest partnership for any wicket in any class of cricket in a tournament organised by the Mumbai School Sports Association (MSSA).

But the association has done away with the original score sheet. MSSA Cricket Secretary HS Bhor said, “It was like any other sheet from a normal game and few years back, white ants ate into those sheets.Read more
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