SA beat SL by 71 runs (D/L method) | South Africa vs Sri Lanka, Highlights And Cricket Score 3rd ODI Match
Sri Lanka in South Africa, 5 ODI Series, 2019Date: Mar 10, 2019 Start Time: 13:30 IST | 08:00 GMT | 10:00 Local
Venue: Kingsmead, Durban
The 10-day tournament, which has pulled in cricketing talent and celebrities from across the globe, was opened on Thursday evening by Shaji Ul Mulk, the founder of the League. The opening concert was led by Indian actor Mammootty, who offered words of wisdom to a global audience on the spirit of cricket.
Agarwal started his innings in the third session of Day 1. The conditions weren’t quite friendly for batting and his opening partner Rohit Sharma also felt for just six. However, the youngster played cautiously and along with Cheteshwar Pujara brought the Indian innings back on track.
The Pakistan team that the teenager faced at the time boasted the likes of Imran Khan and Wasim Akram while Waqar Younis himself made his debut in the first Test on November 15, 1989. Incidentally, it was Waqar who dismissed Tendulkar in Karachi during the first innings of the first Test.
Abu Dhabi T10 League will kick off from Nov 15 and will last till Nov 24. The 29 matches tournament will take place at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The opening match of this T10 Season 3 will take place between Maratha Arabians (MAR) and Northern Warriors (NOR).
Deccan Gladiators (DEG) will square off against Delhi Bulls (DEB) in the second match of Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019. The game will be held on Nov 15, 2019, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. This is the third edition of T10 League. These both teams are the new addition this year along with Bangla Tigers and Qalandars.
The 20-year-old Shaw will be eligible to play only from the November 17 when Mumbai takes on Assam in their last league game at the Wankhede stadium here. Mumbai are so far unbeaten in the tournament, having won all their five games and are set to qualify for the super league stage.
Pacer Abu Jayed dismissed Virat Kohli for a duck and everyone was shell-shocked by the talismanic batsman’s rare failure. Before that, Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal came into bat at the start of the day. Together, the duo piled up a brilliant partnership and scored their respective half-centuries.
Nevertheless, Kohli is the number two ranked Test batsman and tends to bounce back quickly after a dismal performance. He was is phenomenal form in the three-match Test series against South Africa in which he scored a terrific double-century in the second Test and played a vital role in his side’s 3-0 whitewash against Proteas.
Agrawal, who came into bat in the evening session of Day 1, looked solid in the pitch and didn’t put a foot wrong in his innings. His opening partner Rohit Sharma was dismissed for mere six runs. However, he joined forces with Cheteshwar Puajara and helped India cross the 100 run mark.
The right-handed batsman, who came into bat at number three after the early fall of Rohit Sharma, looked in no mood to just tuck the ball but instead was aggressive and scored runs rapidly in comparison to other days. He brought up his fifty of just 68 deliveries and also went to the landmark with a scintillating boundary.
A similar instance happened on the opening day of the 1st India vs Bangladesh Test. The Indore crowd was aesthetic to see the Indian skipper and was cheering him throughout the day. However, he asked his supporters to cheer Mohammad Shami instead of him who was breathing fire and three wickets on the first day.
Fast Bowler Lockie Ferguson has earned his maiden call-up in the Kiwis Test squad. He has cemented his place in the limited-overs team as a regular and he also finished as the second-highest wicket-taker in the ICC Cricket World Cup in England. Ferguson has managed to take 153 first-class wickets from 42 matches at an average of 24.30.
Indian women beat West Indies women by seven wickets in the third T20I at the Providence Stadium in Guyana to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the ongoing five-match series between the two sides. Batting first, West Indies were restricted to a measly total of 59/9 in their designated 20 overs.
Ashwin grabbed two wickets on the first day here including his 250th in home tests. "Every other Test-playing nation generally has a certain pattern of playing Test cricket. They do know how the venue behaves, how the pitch behaves, how the games pan out.
Bangladesh faltered for just 150 runs after opting to bat first. None of the Bangladeshi batsmen could muster a half-century with Mushfiqur Rahim scoring the highest with 43 runs before Mohammed Shami cleaned him up with a ripper. Rahim was also involved in the only half-century stand of Bangladesh's innings with skipper Mominul Haque.
"The wicket wasn't unplayable at all or else myself or Mushfiqur (Rahim) wouldn't have scored the runs that we scored. The problem is that when you are playing the world's No. 1 Test team, you have to be mentally far more stronger," Mominul said at the end of the day's play.