Saturday, December 1, 2007

Sourav Ganguly Hits Maiden International Century at Eden Garden

Kolkata: Having hit his first international century at Eden Gardens, local hero Sourav Ganguly today said the knock had taken a burden off his shoulders.

"Expectations will always be high wherever I play. But getting a hundred at Eden is always special. The century here has definitely taken the burden off my shoulders," Ganguly told reporters after hitting a scintillating 102 on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan.

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Monday, November 26, 2007

India Beat Pakistan by 6 Wickets in the First Test Match at Kotla

Anil Kumble's tenure as India captain got off to a perfect start at his happy hunting ground as the hosts thumped Pakistan by six wickets in the first Test to go 1-0 up in the three-match cricket series in New Delhi on Monday.

Kumble's tryst with Ferozeshah Kotla continued unabated and the Man of the Match award came as the icing on the cake for the veteran leg-spinner, who claimed seven wickets in the match, besides scoring a defiant 24 runs in the first innings.

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India Pakistan 1st Test Match Scorecard

Pakistan 1st Innings

India 1st Innings

Pakistan 2nd Innings

India 2nd Innings

Sachin Tendulkar Becomes Second Highest Test Scorer

Sachin Tendulkar has become the second-highest Test run-scorer ever.

He achieved this feat yesterday (25th Nov, 07) while batting against Pakistan.

Tendulkar, playing in his 142nd Test match, surpassed former Australian skipper Allan Border’s aggregate of 11174 runs when he reached 24 in the second innings on the fourth evening.

Retired West Indies batsman Brian Lara heads the list with 11953 runs from 131 matches.

Tendulkar holds the record for most test hundreds with 37.

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