During India’s tour of Bangladesh in 2004, Sachin Tendulkar
made his highest score of 248* from 379 balls. But when the 9th batsman went
out, Tendulkar was in his 190s and fans were tensed on whether the No.11
batsman Zaheer Khan will allow him to score the double-ton.
But Zaheer played a scintillating innings of 75 from 115
balls. It not only allowed Tendulkar to cross the 200-run mark but also helped
him score his highest individual score (248) in International cricket.
The partnership added 133 runs from 31 overs, and Zaheer was
clearly the aggressor among the duo.
Zaheer Khan’s 75 remained as the highest score at No. 11 for
almost a decade till West Indies’ Tino Best bettered it with his 95. Currently,
the record belongs to Australia’s Aston Agar who hit a 98 against England in