On this day in 1993, Sachin gave an unexpected victory by bowling in the last over, did not allow Africa to make 6 runs in the last over, watch video
On this day in 1993, India faced South Africa in the semi-finals of the Hero Cup. The batsmen to be dismissed were Manoj Prabhakar, Ajay Jadeja, Vinod Kambli and Sachin Tendulkar. In this match, India's captain Mohammad Azharuddin scored 90 runs in 118 balls, due to which the Indian team could score 195 runs in 50 overs. Africa's best bowler F de Villiers and Richard took three wickets each.
Chasing the target of 196, the start of the South African team was also not good, their three wickets had fallen on the score of 60. Chasing the score in an important match like the semi-finals is very difficult, after which Hudson took charge of the African team, who scored 62 runs in 112 balls. The bowling was going very well for India. The required run rate for the South African team kept increasing.
South African needed 6 runs in the last over and the ball was in Sachin's hand.
South African team needed 6 runs in the last over to reach the final with 2 wickets remaining. Indian captain Azharuddin stunned everyone and handed the ball to Sachin. On Sachin's first ball, the batsman hit a shot at extra cover, in order to take the second run, the non-striker batsman was run out. After this, the African batsmen could not score any runs on the second and third balls, then scored 1 run on the fourth ball, then dot on the fifth ball, 4 runs were needed to win on the last and but the batsman could score only one run. In this way, thanks to the charismatic bowling of Sachin, India defeated South Africa in the semi-finals. This offer thrown by Sachin is still fresh in the hearts and minds of cricket fans.