Monday, 23 July 2012

Kohil’s Century Takes India To Win Against Sri Lanka

India has won some jumpy moments previous to obtaining a 21-run win over Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International of the five-match series on Saturday. Virat Kohli cracked a outstanding 106 and Virender Sehwag has scored 96 runs as their 173-run stand for the second wicket laid the basement for India's striking 314 for six after electing to bat.

wee left-hander Suresh Raina  and Indian Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (35 off 29) added precious runs towards the conclusion to obtain the side past 300-run mark in Hambantota. Indian team then controlled the hosts to 293 for nine to obtain a 1- 0 guides in the series that it wants to win by a 5-0 margin to retrieve the number one position in ODIs.

The hosts' conflict was constructing something like Sangakkara's fighting 133 but he fell short of partners from the other end until he was joined by Thisara Perera, who scored a quick-fire 44 off just 28 balls. Sangakkara's knock, his 14th ODI hundred and fifth facing India came off 151 balls and obtained twelve boundaries. 

Sangakkara and Perera rattled up a seventy eight run stand for the seventh wicket, giving some worried moments to India however their endeavor only reduced the overcome margin. Sri Lanka team strugglr came to the end at the time of Umesh Yadav wicket took by Sangakkara in the forty eighth over and Perera was send out by Irfan Pathan in the forty ninth over. At present, both the team ready to travel to Colombo for the subsequent match that going to held on Tuesday.

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