Having beaten India A in both the earlier clashes, and in the second one rather comprehensively, Australia A went into the final at Pretoria as favourites. India’s A bowling was the weak link, which the Aussies had exposed in both their wins, as India lost in spite of batting rather well.
India worked hard to defeat Zimbabwe by 58 runs in the Second ODI at Harare. Jaydev Unadkat proved to be the man with the Midas touch in the Indian victory taking four wickets and running out the Zimbabwean Captain Brendan Taylor.
Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik scored superb centuries to help India overhaul a massive target of 334 in their warm-up match against Sri Lanka at Birmingham. Kohli scored 144 from 120 balls with 11 fours and 3 sixes to set up India’s run chase.
It has taken three long years, but Dinesh Karthik has finally made a comeback into the Indian one-day international squad. Karthik’s comeback bid was bolstered by a memorable domestic season during which he scored a healthy 577 runs averaging nearly 65 for Tamil Nadu coupled with a wonderful IPL season...
There has never been any doubt about the boisterous talent of Mumbai Indians, but their record over the seasons in the IPL hasn’t matched the kind of gift they possess in their midst. On Tuesday against Delhi Daredevils, in front of the packed Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai displayed their full range of potential, with the bat in particular.
Mumbai Indians thrashed Delhi Daredevils by a huge margin of 44 runs at the Wankhede Stadium. The victory was granted for the hosts after they had batted out their opposition with a massive total of 209.