The International Cricket Council on Sunday defended the scheduling of the World Twenty20 as monsoon rains threatened to ruin the tournament in Sri Lanka.
Figures of 2-0-19-1 aren't too flattering even in a Twenty20 International, and if you are in the team primarily as a bowler, you want to either keep down the number in the third column or increase the one in the fourth. Ashok Dinda did both brilliantly in the match against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on August 7, bowling the 18th over of the innin...
India couldn't have asked for a better start to a demanding season. In a country where overseas teams have struggled to assert themselves, they overwhelmed Sri Lanka in both the One-Day International series and in the one-off Twenty20 International, thereby not only gathering early momentum but also regaining some of the confidence that had tak...
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni credited the fine show by his pacers and presence of part-time bowling option for his side's clinical 39-run win over Sri Lanka in the one-off Twenty20 International on Tuesday.
India romped home against Sri Lanka in the one and only Twenty20 International of the tour. Here are some statistical highlights from the match.
Virat Kohli, imperious and unstoppable, turned on the style as he often has on this tour of Sri Lanka, as India sealed their dominance with a convincing victory in the one-off Twenty20 International.
India will be without Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan for the one-off Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
The world number two ranking clinched following a dominating 4-1 triumph in ODIs, India will now look to stamp their authority against Sri Lanka in the only Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Tuesday.
The Sri Lanka side has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their 20 runs defeat against India in the fifth ODI at Pallekele on Saturday according to a media release by the International Cricket Council.
Impressed with Manoj Tiwary's knock in the final ODI against Sri Lanka, Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher says the middle-order batsman is a "serious contender" for a place in the One-day team.