Friday, November 20, 2009

India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Match, Final Day

India finished their 4th Day's play as 190/2 in 45 0vers with Gambhir 74* and Mishra 12* runs. The final day of the first test match was played today , as India started their play with Gambhir and Mishra in field. But the night watchman was not able to be in field for long and went out with 24 runs when India were 209/3 off 55.6 overs. Then Sachin, The Little Master came to field with just 35 runs short for his 30,000 runs of his cricket career. Gambhir scored his ton off 188 balls with 12-4's. Then launch break was announced when India were 256/3 in 74 overs with Gambhir 105* and Tendulkar 26*. Immideately after launch break India lost Gambhir's wicket in the last ball of 79th over by Herath when India were 275/4. After the loss of Gauti Laxman joined with Sachin. Sachin scored his 30,000 at 88.2 overs against Welegedara by getting a single.
India attained the margin of 300 runs in 90.3 overs off 553 balls. After that sachin scored 50 runs off 127 balls and 50 run partnership came between the both in 115 balls sachin contributing 20 runs, Laxman 16 runs and 14 runs came in extras. At tea break India were 341/4 for 104 over with Sachin 55* and Laxman 28*. After tea 100 run partnership came for them off 209 balls. Then Laxman Scored his half century in 132 balls. 400 runs came for India in 122.3 overs and after Sachin scoring his 43rd test century off 211 balls with 11-4's, Umpire's declared the match was ended in draw. The next test match will be played at Kanpur from 24th Nov to 28th Nov.

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