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Indian Run Feast in the third ODI v/s Sri Lanka…363-5 in 50 Overs

Dhoni’s luck with the toss continued as he called tails and tails it was…. chose to Bat…Sachin was once again unfortunate to be ruled LBW..ball was missing leg stump…Gambhir was run out at the Non Strikers end by the bowler’s deflection…India 24/2

Then walked in Yuvraj Singh….Sehwag and he created history with a 221 runs partnership in just 167 balls with both scoring centuries

Yuvraj reached the three figure mark first and scored 117 of 95 balls…Sehwag scored 116 of just 90 balls

It has taken Ten long years for someone to score an ODI century against the Sri Lankans in Sri Lanka

Yusuf Pathan scored a quickfire 59 in just 38 balls with four 4s and three 6s in an unbroken partnership of 85 runs in just 69 balls with Dhoni, who remained unbeated with 35

Top Spinners,Mendis and Murali .were both ineffective,though Murali claimed Yuvraj’s wicket to reach 502 wickets and equal Wasim Akrams’s ODI Record

India ended it’s Innings scoring a record 363-5 in 50 Overs

Sri Lanka begin the run chase shortly and expect Jayasuriya to fire from Ball One as the asking rate is Seven Runs an Over !

What awesome Batting by the Indians !…If India wins they take an unassailable 3-0 Winning Lead in this Series   


1 thought on “Indian Run Feast in the third ODI v/s Sri Lanka…363-5 in 50 Overs”

  1. Jayasuriya went first ball he faced,bowled by Praveen Kumar…India won comfortably by over 140 runs and take a winning 3-0 lead in this ODI series…Ojha took 4 wickets and Sehwag and Yuvraj one each…Yuvi won man of the Match Award,but gallantly wanted to share it with Sehwag…Terrific Performance by the Indians led by Dhoni…Tendulkar was unlucky to be adjudged LBW by Sri lankan Umpire,Gamini….Strong Rumour is that the Indian Camp has warned Batsmen not to let the ball strike their pads when Gamini is the Umpire !…even if it’s on the fifth stump,you run the risk of being given out !

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