New Delhi, May 23 -- : It was on May 23, 1999, when former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar went on to play a knock of 140 runs against Kenya in the 50-over World Cup.

In the match being played at Bristol, Tendulkar played an unbeaten knock of 140 off just 101 balls to take India's total to 329/2 in the allotted fifty overs.

This was an emotional match for Tendulkar as it was played on the backdrop of his father's demise.

India was struggling in the World Cup, and Tendulkar with this performance put India's campaign on track.

The Men in Blue had faced off against South Africa in their first match of the tournament and the side had to face a defeat owing to the heroics of Jacques Kallis.

As India was bracing to face Zimbabwe in their next...