India Vs Sri Lanka Live Scorecard

Tillakaratne Dilshan
Tillakaratne Dilshan

Sri Lankan Inning: In the third one day international cricket match Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Sri Lankan openers gave good start to their team and after them captain Sangakkara also played his inning of 46 runs but rest of batsman failed to do much for the team. Sri Lankan lost its all ten wickets in 44.2 over and gave a target of 240 runs to win for Indian team. Indian bowlers and fielders shown excellent cricket and did not let Sri Lankan team make a big score. Ravinder Jadeja was most successful bowler from Indian side.

Batsman                          Status                              R        B       4’s      6’s       SR

WU Tharanga         b Ravindra Jadeja                 73       81        6          1       90.12

T. Dilshan                c Karthik b Nehra                  41        18       10        0     227.78

Sangakkara            st. Karthik b Sehwag             46        41        3         1         112.2

Jayawardene        c Raina b Harbhajan              2          12       0         0         16.67

Kandamby            b Ishant Sharma                     22         29       3        0           75.86

Kapugedera         b Ravindra Jadeja                  15          28      0         0            53.57

Kulasekara         lbw Ravindra Jadeja              10           14       1         0              71.43

Randiv               c Karthik b Ishant                      0              1       0         0                0

Malinga              b Ashish Nehra                        13           24        1         1              54.17

Mendis               b Ravindra Jadeja                   6              14       0        0              42.86

Welegedara           not out                                    2              4         0         0              50

Total: (239/10 in 44.2 overs)

Extras: 9(NB-0, WB-6, LB-2, Byes – 1, Penalty-0)            Run Rate: 5.39

Bowler                         O             M            R              W            NB           WB          E/R

Zaheer Khan              7.0           0             49            0                                   4              7

Ishant Sharma          7.0           0             63            2                                                    9

Ashish Nehra            6.2           0              32            2                                    1              5.05

Harbhajan Singh      9.0          0              29            1                                     1              3.22

Virender Sehwag     4.0          0              26            1                                                      6.5

Ravindra Jadeja      10.0        0              32            4                                                      3.2

Yuvraj Singh              1.0          0              5              0                                                      5

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

Indian Inning: Indian team shown good game in both bowling as well as batting. Yuvraj Singh for whom there was doubt that he will be fit or not till match, he also played the match. Shewag who was captain because of ban of two matches on M S Dhoni, gave a good start to India with boundaries all around the ground and Sachin Tendulkar played extremely well in the match showing his experience in cricket. He was unbeaten at 96 when India won the match. Sri Lankan bowlers failed to stop Indian players to score and India won the match easily in 42.4 overs. Ravinder Jadeja was awarded with man of the match award for his excellent bowling performance in the match. By winning this match Indian team has got again ahead of Sri Lanka with one match and two more matches are left in the series. Next match will be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Dec 24, 2009.

Batsman                          Status                              R        B       4’s      6’s       SR

Sehwag (C)           c Dilshan b Welegedara          44       28       9          0       157.14

Sachin Tendulkar             not out                           96       104    13         0         92.31

Gambhir                  c & b Suraj Randiv                  32          52      3         0         61.54

Yuvraj Singh         Sangakkara b Welegedara    23           40     3         0           57.5

Dinesh Karthik (W)           not out                           36           32     5          1           112.5

Total: (242/3 in 42.4 overs)

Extras: 11(NB-0, WB-6, LB-5, Byes – 0, Penalty-0)          Run Rate: 5.67

Bowler                               O         M            R              W            NB           WB          E/R

Chanaka Welegedara     8.0       1            35              2                                   1             4.38

Nuwan Kulasekara          8.0      0            47             0                                                    5.88

Lasith Malinga                  9.4       1            55              0                                   1              5.69

Ajantha Mendis               9.0       0           67              0                                   2              7.44

Suraj Randiv                     8.0       1           33               1                                                     4.12

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