Wednesday, August 12, 2015

India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test

India collapses on Day 4

Where: Galle, Sri Lanka
When: Aug 12 - 16, 2015
Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat
Result:  Sri Lanka won by 63 runs

Day1: India took control of the first test on day one after Sri Lanka decided to bat first. R Ashwin tore through the Sri Lankan batting line and took 6 wickets for 46. Sri Lanka lost quick wickets and were down 5/60 and could not recover folding out at 183. India started in a similar fashion and lost first two wickets at 15 but Dhawan and Kohli played sensibly and recovered India to 128/2 at the end of the first day.

Day2: India continued the good run on day 2 with both Dhawan and Kohli scoring centuries and adding 227 runs together. India was out for 375 with a commendable lead of 192. Sri Lankan batsmen could not handle the second inning pressure and were already down at 5/2 at the end of second day.

Day3: The fortune reversed for Sri Lanka on Day 3. Sri Lanka finished their second inning at 367 with the help of a fine unbeaten century by Chandimal. India lost the first wicket and needed another 153 to win on day 4.

Day4: Day 4 went very well for Sri Lanka and India collapsed and folded for just 112. None of the batsman could put any resistance to Herath's brilliant performance of 7/48.

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Monday, July 13, 2015

India vs Zimbabwe 3rd ODI

India looks for series wash

Where: Harare, Zimbabwe
When: July 14 at 07:00GMT

India has already won the series with the 2nd ODI win. India will be playing the 3rd match to win the series 3-0. Zimbabwe will be playing for pride after 8 consecutive ODI losses. India will be looking for experiments and will probably play a couple of new uncapped players to give them a chance to gain experience and prove themselves.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

India vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI

India tame Zimbabwe with 62 runs win

Where: Harare, Zimbabwe
When: July 12 at 07:00GMT
Toss:  Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to field
Result:  India won by 62 runs
Scores: India 271 for 8 (Vijay 72, Rahane 63, Rayudu 41, Madziva 4-49) beat Zimbabwe 209  (Chibhabha 72, B Kumar 4-33)

Zimbabwe could not repeat the 1st ODI performance and surrendered to India giving away a 62 runs win. Zimbabwe had won the toss and chose to field like the previous match but failed to get a quick break through. Rahane and Vijay batted with sense and put together 112 runs before Rahene was cought by Sikandar Raza on the bowling of Chibhabha in the 26th over. India continued with the solid performance denying any quick wickets to Zimbabwe scoring 8/269 in the allotted 50 overs. Zimbabwe's start was bad, three wickets were lost in the first 11 overs at 3/43. The wickets continued to fall at regular interval and Zimbabwe were all out in the 49th over at the score of 209.

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