New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday joined the
nation in congratulating Sachin Tendulkar for his historic feat of making
the 100th international century, saying he had done the country proud and
wished him many more innings to inspire youngsters.
"I join the
nation in congratulating Sachin Tendulkar on his making history a hundred
centuries. He has made India proud," Singh said in his message soon after
Tendulkar hit the century of centuries against Bangladesh.
Tendulkar's long career as a "triumph of class, character and courage",
the Prime Minister said, "I wish him many more innings and feats to
continue inspiring the youngsters."