6. India vs Australia, Coca Cola Cup Final, Sharjah, 1998
During the end of 90s, Sachin Tendulkar had been in the limelight for his splendid batting. India’s dazzling effort in the Coca Cola Cup in Sharjah made them through to the final against Australia. Sachin had been in the form of his life and had scored a century in the previous match. Australia put up 272 on the board with immense contributions of Steve Waugh and Darren Lehmann. India’s opening pair showed their aggressive tactics right from ball one. Sachin was striking the ball mighty hard, be it Damein Fleming, Michael Kasprovics or Shane Warne. His electrifying century took India towards a resounding victory over Australia. She Warne once stated that Sachin’s stupendous hitting throughout the tournament gave him nightmares.