India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Tri Series January 04-13, 2010


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India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Tri Series January 04-13, 2010

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India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka - Tri Series in Bangladesh 2010

Bangladesh Tri Series - 2010

Bangladesh will host a tri-nation one-day international series featuring India and Sri Lanka in January next year in Dhaka, the BCB has announced. Bangladesh take on Sri Lanka in the opening match on January 4 and the two top teams will face off in the final on January 13. Each team will play the other twice, all day-night games.
Tri-Nation Schedule:
Jan 04 2010: Match 1, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (D/N) at Dhaka
Jan 05 2010: Match 2, India vs Sri Lanka (D/N) at Dhaka
Jan 07 2010: Match 3, Bangladesh vs India (D/N) at Dhaka
Jan 08 2010: Match 4, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (D/N) at Dhaka
Jan 10 2010: Match 5, Sri Lanka vs India (D/N) at Dhaka
Jan 11 2010: Match 6, Bangladesh vs India (D/N) at Dhaka
Jan 13 2010: Match 7, Final (D/N) at Dhaka


Dhaka Idea Cup Tri-Series 2010

Dhaka Tri-series Final: Raina ton in vain as Sri Lanka lift trophy

Sri Lanka won the 'Idea Cup' tri-nations series by beating India in a one sided ODI finals by 4 wickets. Batting first after losing the toss, India were reduced to 16/3, losing Gambhir (1) in the first over, Virat Kohli (2) and Yuvraj Singh (0) in quick succession. Dhoni (17) and Sewag (42) tried to resurrect the innings, but also fell to the pace of Man of the Match Nuwan Kulasekara (4/48) and Chanaka Welegedara (3/53). India were struggling at 60/5 in the 11th over, before Suresh Raina (106) hammered a brilliant ton to help India towards 245 in 48.2 overs. It was his first ODI century against serious opposition, the first two coming against Hong Kong and Bangladesh.Sangakkara (55), Dilshan (49), Jayawardene (71*) and Samarveera (27) lead Sri Lanka to victory.
Sri Lanka brought in Nuwan Kulusekara in place Suranga Lakmal while India made three changes in the side with Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan back in the team in place of Dinesh Karthick, Amit Mishra and Sudeep Tyagi.Man of the Series: Kumar Sangakkara
Highest run-getter: Virat Kohli
Highest wicket-taker: Chanaka Welegedara
Sri Lanka 249/6 (Jayawardene 71*, Sangakkara 55) beat India 245 (Raina 106, Kulasekara 4-48, Welegedara 3-53) by four wickets

Dhaka Tri-series League Matches Points table

TeamsPlayedWonLostTiedN/RPts
India4310013
Sri Lanka4310012
Bangladesh404000

Dhaka Tri-series Match 6: India beat Bangladesh by six wickets

Virat Kohli struck an unbeaten century (102* off 95 balls) - his second - as India cruised to a six-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the final and inconsequential league match of the Idea Cup at Mirpur. Gautam Gambhir added 41 while fellow opener Dinesh Karthik scored 34 and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni 32. With 2 wins in 2 days, India topped the group table with 13 points from 4 games while Sri Lanka lagged along to the second place with 12 points from 4 games. Earlier, Bangladesh had slumped to 95-5 after being put in to bat by India captain Dhoni. Skipper Shakib-Al-Hasan's 85 off 97 balls and Mahmudullah's unbeaten 64 off 80 lifted Bangladesh to 247-6.
India 249/4 (Kohli 102*, Gambhir 41, Naeem 2-35) beat Bangladesh 247/6 (Shakib 85, Mahmudullah 64*, Nehra 2-58) by 6 wickets

Dhaka Tri-series Match 5: India beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets

India booked a place in the final of the tri-series as they beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in a one-sided encounter at the Shere Bangla National Stadium. The Indian batsmen chased down the 214-run target with more than 17 overs to spare after the bowlers had restricted the Lankans to a paltry 213 in the first session. Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir top scored for the Indians with 71 each. The opening pair of Gambhir and Dinesh Karthik took the score past the 50-run mark in just the 7th over of the innings.Earlier, Sri Lanka who won the toss and batted were 84 for 6 at one stage, after which it was a struggle to last 50 overs. Kumar Sangakkara top scored for the Lankans with 68, while Man of the Match Zaheer Khan and Mishra bagged three wickets apiece for India.
India 214/2 (Kohli 71*, Gambhir 71, Karthik 48) beat Sri Lanka 213 (Sangakkara 68, Randiv 56, Zaheer 3-38, Mishra 3-40) by eight wickets

Dhaka Tri-series Match 4: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by nine wickets

Sri Lanka openers Upul Tharanga (118* off 126) and Mahela Jayawardene (108 off 117) both smashed centuries to guide their team to a nine-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the fourth one-day international of the tri-series at the Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Sri Lanka cruised to 252-1 in 42.5 overs for its third win in the series after Bangladesh had earlier posted 249-9. With this win, they have secured a place in the final.
Jayawardene hit his 12th one-day ton, while Man-of-the-match Tharanga recorded his eighth ODI hundred.
Sri Lanka 252/1 (Tharanga 114*, Jayawardene 108) beat Bangladesh 249/9 (Shakib 47, Raqibul 43, Perera 2-32, Randiv 2-40)

Bangladesh Cricket Board move series start times

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has brought forward the start of matches in the one-day triangular series with Sri Lanka and India in an effort to reduce the effect of dew on the result of games. All matches played so far have overwhelmingly favoured teams batting second as the dew made it difficult for bowlers of the team fielding second to grip the ball. This came in for severe criticism from the captains of the three teams.
Rest of the matches will begin 30 minutes earlier than the originally scheduled 2.30 pm local-time start.

Dhaka Tri-series Match 3: India beat Bangladesh by six wickets

Captain MS Dhoni made 101 off 107 balls and was involved in a 152-run fourth-wicket stand with Virat Kohli (91 off 102 balls) to lead India to a six-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the Tri-Series on Thursday. India was reeling at 51 for three when Dhoni came into bat. His seventh one-day century, assisted by Suresh Raina who made an unbeaten 51 off 43 balls, helped India overhaul Bangladesh's total of 296 for six with more than two overs to spare.Earlier, Bangladesh stand-in skipper Shakib Al Hasan won the toss in the afternoon, and surprised everyone by deciding to have a bat on a track that has seen the side chasing win each of the two matches in the tournament so far. Half-centuries from Tamim Iqbal (60 off 42 balls), Imrul Kayes (70 off 100 balls) and Mahmudullah (60* off 45 balls) helped Bangladesh post their highest one-day total against India.
India 297/4 (Dhoni 101*, Kohli 91) beat Bangladesh 296/6 (Kayes 70, Mahmudullah 60*, Tamim 60) by six wickets

Dhaka Tri-series Match 2: Sri Lanka beat India by five wickets

Chanaka Welegedara took five wickets and Thilan Samaraweera (105* from 106) smashed an unbeaten century to help Sri Lanka outclass India by five wickets in the second One-Day International of the Tri-Nation Tournament in Dhaka. All-rounder Thissara Perera took the game away from India as he blazed 36 from just 15 deliveries, hitting six boundaries and a six, and was involved in an unbroken stand of 57 runs in 4.3 overs for the fifth wicket with Samaraweera. For India, Yuvraj Singh hit an 84-ball 74, which included six fours and two successive sixes. He also featured in a 99-run fourth wicket stand with skipper MS Dhoni who made 37.
Sri Lanka 283/5 (Samaraweera 105, Sangakkara 60) beat India 279/9 (Yuvraj 74, Sehwag 47, Welegedara 5-66)

Dhaka Tri-series Match 1: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by seven wickets

Chasing Bangladesh's competitive total of 260 for seven, Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed his sixth one-day century - 104 off 122 balls including 12 boundaries - to put his team on course for victory. His 148 run partnership with captain Kumar Sangakkara (74 off 73 balls) for the second wicket ensured Sri Lanka a 7 wicket victory. For Bangladesh, Mohammad Ashraful made a brilliant 75. Sri Lanka play India in the second match of the tournament on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka 261/3 (Dilshan 104, Sangakkara 74) beat Bangladesh 260/7 (Ashraful 75, Mahmudullah 45) by seven wickets

India ODI's Team Leaves for Bangladesh Tri-series

The Indian team left for Dhaka Saturday morning to participate in the three-nation 'Idea Cup' with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, starting from Monday. Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led squad will begin its campaign in the tournament on January 5 against Sri Lanka.
Indian Squad for Tri-Series: MS Dhoni (capt/wk), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh, Sudeep Tyagi, Dinesh Karthik, Sreesanth, Ashok Dinda, Amit Mishra. The tri-series will be followed by a two-match Test series against Bangladesh in Chittagong (Jan 17-21) and Dhaka (Jan 24-28).

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Delhi ODI: Match abandoned; Kotla may lose 2011 WC matches (IND-SRL: 3-1|5)

The fifth and final ODI at the Kotla, on Sunday, was forced to be abandoned after 23.3 overs as the pitch was deemed too dangerous to play on. Sri Lanka had toiled on the tricky surface to post 83/5, after being put in to bat in foggy conditions, before play was abandoned. Zaheer Khan provided India a dream start, cleaning up the in-form Upul Tharanga with the first delivery of the match. As the pitch turned nasty, Dilshan was struck on the elbow by Nehra's second delivery in the tenth over. Sanath Jayasuriya was also struck on the shoulder by Zaheer first and then Sudeep Tyagi. Tyagi, who made his ODI debut, finished with figures of 6.3-1-15-1. His lone wicket was that of Kumar Sangakkara who made one. Soon after he was out, Sangakkara decided he had enough and called his batsmen back to the pavilion. There were mild, isolated protests which spread and took a violent turn when it was announced at 12:30 pm that the match has been abandoned.The Board of Control for Cricket in India responded to the fiasco by dissolving its grounds and pitches committee, while the Delhi District Cricket Association apologised to fans and spectators and offered to refund the cost of tickets. Haroon Lorgat, the ICC's chief executive, said that Delhi would not be punished for the abandonment before an investigation was held.
Match abandoned after 23.3 overs; Sri Lanka 83/5 (Jayasuriya 31, Zaheer 2-31) v India

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India vs Australia, 7th ODI: Final ODI washed out (AUS-IND: 4-2|7)

Heavy rain washed out the seventh and final one-day international between India and Australia at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday, giving the tourists a 4-2 series win.
The game officials after inspecting the ground at 5 pm decided to cancel the match as persistent rain had rendered the pitch unplayable.

The Australian team will head back home on Thursday to prepare for the upcoming Test series against the West Indies. The Indian squad will get ready for the Test series against Sri Lanka to commence in Ahmedabad from Monday. Australian Shane Watson was declared Man of the Series. He scored 256 runs in 6 innings at an average of 42.66 and a strike rate of 91.10. His highest was 93 at Hyderabad.
Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.