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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

India won the nail biting 1st ODI high scoring match by 3 runs


India beat Sri Lanka by 3 runs in the nail biting high scoring 1st ODI in which total 825 runs has been scored on December 15, 2009 at Rajkot. Virender Sehwag and Tilakratne Dlshan scored superb centuries from their sides.

India made 414-7 in 50 overs thanks to Sehwag's century of 146 runs of 102 balls and contribution from Sachin Tendulkar made 69 runs and Dhoni 72 runs.

Sri lanka replied even better than India and put 188 runs for the 1st wicket thanks toDilshan's century with 160 runs and then Sangakkara scored 90 runs of 43 balls. They were comfortably placed at 316-1 in 36.3 overs but not able to finish.

Brief Score:

India 414 for 7 (Sehwag 146, Dhoni 72, Tendulkar 69) beat Sri Lanka 411for 8 (Dilshan 160, Sangakkara 90, Tharanga 67) by three runs.
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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

India vs. Sri Lanka 1st Twenty20 Live Scorecard - Ind v SL T20 Live Commentary


After an entertaining 3 match test series which India won by 2-0 against Sri Lanka, both the team are now ready to play the 2 match Twenty20 series and 1st T20 will be played on Wednesday, December 3, 2009 at Nagpur at 6.00 PM IST.

All Indian batsman including Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh ans MS Dhoni are in good form. 20 20 specialist Rohit Sharma, Yousuf Pathan and Suresh Raina will boost the batting line up. Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh has beens rested for T20.

Sri Lanka will highly depend on hard hitter Sanath Jayasuriya and inform Tilakratne Dilshan to compete with the tough competitors. Muralitharan may miss T20 series after poor show in just ended test series.

Indian Squad for 1st T20:

MS Dhoni (c), Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Yusuf Pathan, Suresh Raina, Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Sreesanth, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ashok Dinda

Sri Lanka Squad for 1st T20:

Kumar Sangakkara(C), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dilhara Fernando, Sanath Jayasuriya, Mahela Jayawardene, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Ajantha Mendis, Chanaka Welegedara, Thilan Thushara

Watch the live score with ball by ball commentary of first twenty20 match between India and Sri Lanka Here
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Monday, December 7, 2009

Sri Lanka Twenty20 Squad for T20 Series - SL T20 Squad


Sri Lanka will try to take the revenge of test series which they lost by 2-0 and as a T20 world cup finalist they don't to loose the shortest version of the game. Hard hitter opener Sanath Jayasuriya and fast bowler Lasith Malinga back in the t20 team.

Sri Lanka T20 Squad:

Kumar Sangakkara (C)
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Chinthaka Jayasinghe
Sanath Jayasuriya
Mahela Jayawardene
Chamara Kapugedera
Nuwan Kulasekara
Lasith Malinga
Angelo Mathews
Ajantha Mendis
Muttiah Muralitharan
Muthumudalige Pushpakumara
Thilan Thushara
Kaushalya Weeraratne
Chanaka Welegedara

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Indian Twenty20 Squad for T20 Series - Ind T20 Squad


Indian selectors declared Twenty20 team for upcoming 2 match series against Sri Lanka. Suresh raina, Rohit Sharma and Yousuf Pathan brought back in the team. R Ashwin, Ashok Dinda and Sudeep Tyagi included in the team.

Indian 20 20 Squad:

MS Dhoni (C)
Virender Sehwag
Gautam Gambhir
Yusuf Pathan
Suresh Raina
Rohit Sharma
Yuvraj Singh
Dinesh Karthik (wk)
Ashish Nehra
Pragyan Ojha
Ishant Sharma
Sudeep Tyagi
Yuvraj Singh
Ravichandran Ashwin
Ashok Dinda
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Ind vs. SL 3rd Test Photo Highlights - India vs SL Test Series Presentation Photos

India won the 3 match series by 2-0 as they won the 2nd and 3rd test matches and grabs the top ICC test ranking for the 1st time.

Virender Sehwag got Man of the Match and Man of the Series award.

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India is no.1 Test Team - India beat Sri Ilanka in 3rd Test, won Series by 2-0


India won the third test match against Sri Lanka by an inning and 24 runs and and becomes the no.1 test team on the 5th and final day of the match on December 6, 2009. India won the 3 match series by 2-0.

India has reached the top spot first time in 70 years and since the official ranking system implemented in 2001. India is the 3rd team to reach top of test ranking and only Australia and South Africa before.

India needed 4 wickets on the 5th day and Zaheer Khan strike early with the wicket of captain Kumara Sangakkara and wrapped the team within one hour. Zaheer Khan took 5 wickets for 72 runs in the 2nd inning.

Virender Sehwag got Man of the Match for his double century in the 1st inning as well as Man of the Series for his 491 runs in the series.

Brief Score:

India 726 for 9 dec (Sehwag 293, Dhoni 100*, Vijay 87, Dravid 74, Laxman 62, Tendulkar 52) beat Sri Lanka 393 (Dilshan 109, Mathews 99, Harbhajan 4-112) and 309 (Sangakkara 137, Paranavitana 54, Zaheer 5-72) by an innings and 24 runs

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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Sehwag blast his 6th Double Century against Sri Lanka | 2nd fastest 200 runs by Virender Sehwag

Viru scores his 6th double ton

Virender Sehwag scored 18 runs in a Kulasekara over to score his 6th double century. Awesome batting display by the Najabgad Express. The Delhi Dasher scored his second hundred in just 64 balls which is amazing in terms of a Test score.

His opener partner M Vijay also had a splendid 87 runs but unfortunately missed out on his maiden century

He is the 4th player to score most number of doubles.

1. Don Bradman - 12 double centuries
2. Brian Lara - 9 double centuries
3. Hammonds - 7 double centuries
4. Virender Sehwag - 6 Double centuries

CONGRATS VIRU....keep going..

More records breaking:
  • Only player to score 2 consecutive fastest double centuries
  • Vinod Kambli's 224 was the highest score by an Indian in Mumbai. Viru crosses the score.
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Virender Sehwag completes 6,000 runs in Test Cricket | 3rd fastest Indian to do so

Virender Sehwag reaches 6000 runs in Test Cricket on day 2 of the third tests between IN vs SL

Virender Sehwag becomes the third fastest Indian player to reach 6,000 runs in 123 innings. The other two, being two Indian greats Sunil Gavaskar & Sachin Tendulkar.

3rd fastest Indian to complete 6000 runs
1st - Gavaskar 117 innings
2nd - Tendulkar 120 innings
3rd - Sehwag 123 innings

Don Bradman was the fastest among all, scoring 6,000 runs in just 68 innings. after all he was the Don
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India vs. Sri Lanka Twenty20 Schedule - Ind vs SL T20 Timing

After 3 match test series India and Sri Lanka will play 2 match Twenty20 series from December 9th, 2009. First T20 will be played on December 9th at Nagpur and 2nd T20 will be played on December 12th at Mohali.

India vs Sri Lanka T20 Schedule:

1st T20: D/N
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur
Timing: 20.00 IST, 14:30 GMT

2nd T20: D/N
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Timing: 20.00 IST, 14:30 GMT

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