Chasing an improbable target, Lanka lost seventh successive match against India in the tour. They have already suffered a series whitewash in the three-match Test series, which was once again a first for India in overseas tour. Then came those three ODI matches, which India, more or less, convincingly won ledading up to today’s irrelevant match.
County Championship match between Surrey and Middlesex, at the Oval was stopped midway through owing surreal reason. A metal arrow fired during the match dropped in the middle of the pitch, right near where the umpires and few other players were stand…
It is a good bouquet of matches that will be shown in India. In all, there will be eight of them with France vs. Netherlands and Uruguay vs. Argentina being probably the two most high-profile games.
The organiser claimed that IJPL T20, which is a 16- franchise based league, will involve 240 players selected from a nation-wide talent hunt of over 55,000 players.
The 36-year-old then showed his brilliance as a wicket-keeper while defending the total. Every time he takes the field, he makes sure to make it a memorable one by producing stuning feats.
Virat rampaged through 17 boundaries and two sixes to smash his 29th ODI century, thus surpassing Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya to become third on the list of batsman with most ODI centuries. He is one behind Ricky Ponting now.
Achieving the feat in 203 matches, he now stands one behind spin wizard Muralitharan and also became the fifth fastest ever to reach the mark. Leading the chart is Brett Lee (171), followed by Waqar Younis (186), McGrath (201).