Friday, November 20, 2009

Ind vs SL, first test draw

Gautam Gambhir and Sachin Tendulkar hit ripe centuries as Bharat came up with a vibrant stuffing pass to relieve a withdraw in the prototypic cricket Endeavour against Sri Lanka here on Fri. Person Gautam Gambhir conjured up yet other project innings of 114 runs, result of his six-and-half minute watch, before Sachin Tendulkar (100 not out) took the centrestage to solicit fallen yet another mark of 30,000 outside runs en route to his 43rd Effort ton. With VVS Laxman (51 not out) also breaking in with his 40th Attempt half-century, Bharat batted their way out of discommode to reassert their splendid plate list against the Lankans. Going into the final day's act needing virtuous octad wickets to holdfast their 14-match winless streak on Amerind colly, the displeased Sri Lankans could only vigil haplessly as the hosts showed the gracious of remedy and determination that had been wanting in their inferior opening innings display. Resuming with 144 runs in the arrear, the Indians destroyed the day at 412 for foursome with Gambhir, Tendulkar and Laxman scoring swell of the runs on a shirtfront of a wicket that but had zip for the bowlers.

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