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||Long after current Sri Lanka tour of India 2009 is finished, visitors will look back and recall this series as an utterly unlucky one where they played top quality cricket but returned empty handed..
Test series 0-2 when Lankans were no more than 5% behind Indians, 2 T20 series leveled despite tigers being the better team and now 1-2 behind in ODI series after yesterday's defeat at Cuttack where they won a good toss and stood firm at 1 for 165 at 22.2th over mark, looking good for a total of 350 or even 400, before remaining 9 batters were dismissed for 74 more runs, inside next 22.1 overs.
Ravindra Jadeja spun his left arm orthodox ... .. Read complete article
Added on Tue, 22 December 2009
||Match : India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI of 2009 Karbon Cup 5 ODI series.
Venue/Date : Barabati stadium in Cuttack.. 21 December 2009.
Debut : none.
Toss : Sri Lanka, elected to bat.
Result : India won by 7 wkts.
Series result : India leads 2-1, 2 games to go.
Man of the match : Ravindra Jadeja.
Umpires : Marais Emarsus (South Africa) + Sanjay Haraza (India).
Head to head : 116th India v Sri Lanka it was. India now have won 62, Sri Lanka 44 and 10 were no results.
Sri Lanka innings : started like a rocket and came down like one as well. Upul Tharanga ... .. Read complete article
Added on Mon, 21 December 2009
||Extra drinks and messages from dressing room for batters, bowlers bringing breath back after every delivery, captains & senior pros meeting frequently and several other reasons delay finish of one day cricket matches almost evertime it goes down to the wire.. Most captains get away with match fee fines (which they certainly don't care about) but some, specially Indians (and asians, can't recall any Aussie), get match suspensions. Indian captain MS Dhoni has been banned from playing next 2 ODIs against Sri Lanka after his team successfully and unsuccessfully defended 414 and 301 at Rajkot (15 mins) & Nagpur (45 mins) respectively.
Note : MS Dhoni can be banned for 4 ODIs or 2 tests if his ... .. Read complete article
Added on Sun, 20 December 2009