Cape Town - Sachin Tendulkar reached his 51st Test century on Tuesday with a top-edged hook for six on the third day of the third and deciding Test between India and South Africa.
He drove a boundary off the next delivery from Morne Morkel to take India to 247 for five in reply to South Africa's 362.
Tendulkar has also scored 46 one-day international centuries.
South Africa - Graeme Smith (capt), Alviro
Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Ashwell Prince,
Mark Boucher (wk), Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Dale Steyn, Paul Harris, Morne
India - Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid,
Sachin Tendulkar, Vangipurappu Laxman, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mahendra Singh
Dhoni (capt, wk), Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma,