Thursday, November 19, 2009

India fight against SL

ndia fought o.k. gallantly in their bid to forestall the prototypical cricket Endeavor but were solace not completely out of danger after Sri Lanka cumulous up the torment on the hosts with a record-breaking run fill here on Weekday. After existence concealed by a massive 334-run original innings boost mainly built around a class disc ordinal wicket partnership between Mahela Jayawardene (275) and Prasanna Jayawardene (154 not out), the Indians reached 190 for two in their indorse innings at stumps on the penultimate day, still down by 144 runs. The hosts ease get a discouraging duty to forestall the Lankans from transcription their initial Experimentation success on Asiatic colly as they someone to bat out the intact ultimate day on a Motera route which was due to deteriorate and help the spinners. But the Indians hump an older stuffing demarcation up and should adorned their chances of action the mate which has reversed out to be a situation for the bowlers. Gautam Gambhir (74) and night watchman Amit Mishra (12) were at the angularity at stumps on a day which saw Mahela and Prasanna breaking the 72-year-old class create for the highest sixth-wicket partnership in Tests by swing on a 351-run stop. The plate team front forfeited Virender Sehwag (51) and then Rahul Dravid (38) was distincly luckless to get a uncertain leg before determination at the fag end of the day. The hosts started off confidently with Sehwag and Gambhir putting on 81 runs before spinner Rangana Harath provided the find for the visitors. Sehwag perished to a kinda injudicious touch and offered a simple see to Angelo Mathews and the Indians suffered a big move towards the end of the day when Dravid was adjudged leg before to Welegedara conveying which receiver replays showed would feature missed the leg stump.

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