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  • Match No 19: Bangalore Provident vs Malnad Gladiators – Statistical Highlights

    - Bangalore Provident {Rural} defeated Malnad Gladiators by six wickets.

     

    - Put into bat, Malnad Gladiators batsmen did not live upto their reputation, with the exception of Sanjay Kumar and threw away the match in a jiffy. It was a continuous parade as wickets fell at regular intervals. Talented batsmen like Ganesh Satish, Kunal Kapoor, RR Bhatkal were dismissed for single digits and their total contribution to the team total was a meager 15.

     

    - It was a nightmarish start for Gladiators as they lost half the side for 27. A sixth wicket stand between KC Avinash and Sanaj Kumar worth 30 runs and 23 runs partnership for the seventh wicket between Sanjay Kumar and K Gowtham helped Gladiators to reach 102. This is the lowest completed innings total posted by a team in the second edition of Mantri-KPL. Gladiator became the second team to be dismissed all out in this edition.

     

    - Sanjay Kumar's 36 came in as many balls contained three fours and a six. K Gowtham's 27 came in 16 balls with

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  • - CSK won this match by 52 runs margin providing the 23rd occasion of a team winning a game by runs margin in the tournament. It also provides the ninth occasion of a team winning a game by 50 plus runs margin.

     

    - CSK became the only team in the tournament win a game by 50 plus runs on three occasions - by 57 runs vs Central Dists at Durban on 11.09.10, by 97 runs vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10 and by 52 runs vs RCB at Durban on 24.09.10.

     

    - CSK has won four games in the tournament - by 57 runs vs Central Dists at Durban on 11.09.10, by 97 runs vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10, by 10 runs vs Warriors and by 52 runs vs RCB at Durban on 24.09.10 - to become the sixth team in the tournament to win four or games in the tournament. Other teams are - NSW {05}, Tri & Tob {05}, Victoria {05}, South Australia {04} and RCB {04}.

     

    - This is the first game in the tournament to be decided on Duckworth-Lewis method.

     

    - SK Raina's 94 not out in this game provide the 52nd occasion of a

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  • KPL Match 17: Bijapur Bulls won by seven wickets

    Mysore Mahaarajas who batted first after winning the toss put up a decent total of 164 for 7 in their alloted 20 overs.

     

    Their innings was built around the useful contributions from N Bille {23}, skipper CJ William {23} and S Manager {59}, S Manager's 59 came in just 30 balls and contained three fours and five sixes.

     

    He added 67 runs for the fifth wicket in the company of SP Manjunath in 27 balls was the main stay of Mysore's innings.

     

    JP Shetty {3 for 40} and B Rajashekhar {3 for 28} were amongst the wickets for Bijapur Bulls.

     

    In their chase, Bulls lost their both opening batsman with just one run on the board, but a third wicket stand worth 116 runs between JP Shetty and DT Patil paved the way for Bulls' victory.

     

    JP Shetty remained not out on 76 not out in 76 minutes and in 51 balls and contained six fours and four sixes. DT Patil scored 45 runs in 33 balls with 7 fours and a six.

     

    JP Shetty and STR Binny added 48 runs in an unfinished stand for the fourth wicket

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  • KPL Match 16: Mangalore United won by 2 runs

    It was yet near but yet not so far for Malnad Gladiators. Victors and the vanquished were separated by two runs.

     

    Chasing a total of 136 set by Mangalore United, Malnad Gladiators fell short of the target by two runs in a thrilling finish. It was a heart breaking loss for Gladiators.

     

    Sanjay Kumar and N Hegde's last over fireworks was not enough for Gladiators. They required 25 runs for a win of the last over.

     

    Sanjay Kumar deposited the first two deliveries over the boundary ropes of the first two deliveries and was caught in the deep when he repeated the stroke of the third delivery.

     

    N Hegde scored two and four of the next two deliveries. Of the last ball he hit a boundary when seven were neeed for a win and six for a tie. The last ball four handed a defeat by two runs.

     

    Put into bat, Mangalore United lost its two wickets with a single digit on the board, but its innings was propped up by a 49 runs stand for the third wicket between Nidhuvan Kumar and R Jonathan.

     

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  • CL T20: Road to semis

    Group A
    Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts NRR
    CSK 4 3 1 0 0 6 +2.050
    Warriors 4 3 1 0 0 6 +0.588
    Group B
    Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts NRR
    South Aus 4 4 0 0 0 8 +0.589
    RCB 4 2 2 0 0 4 +0.759

      

    Group A
    Matches won by CSK
    Result Date Team Pts Team Pts
    11.09.10 Chennai 2 Central Dist 0
    15.09.10 Chennai 2 Wayamba 0
    22.09.10 Chennai 2 Warriors 0
    Matches lost by CSK
    18.09.10 Victoria 2 Chennai 0
    Matches won by Warriors
    11.09.10 Warriors 2 Wayamba 0
    13.09.10 Warriors 2 Victoria 0
    18.09.10 Warriors 2 Central Dist 0
    Matches lost by Warriors
    22.09.10 Chennai 2 Warriors 0


    Matches won by South Aus
    12.09.10 South Aust 2 Lions 0
    14.09.10 South Aust 2 Mumbai 0
    17.09.10 South Aust 2 RCB 0
    21.09.10 South Aust 2 Guyana 0
    Matches won by RCB
    12.09.10 RCB 2 Guyana 0
    21.09.10 RCB 2 Lions 0
    Matches lost by RCB
    17.09.10 South Aust 2 RCB 0
    19.09.10 Mumbai 2 RCB 0

      

    No Matches won CSK
    1 3rd Match. Group A:
      Central Districts v CSK at Durban -  11.09.10
      CSK won by 57 runs
      CSK 151/4 (20/20 ov)
      Central
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  • India-Australia Test series highlights

    - India and Australia are scheduled to play two tests in October 2010. The venues are Mohali and Bangalore. Mohali test is played from 01.10.10 to 05.10.10, while Bangalore test is played from 09.10.10 to 13.10.10.

     

    - India and Australia have clashed each other in 20 series. The ensuring series will be the 21st series between the two teams. Australia has won 10 series, India has won 05 series and 05 series were drawn.

     

    - India and Australia have played 76 tests. Australia has won 34 tests, India has won 18 tests, one test was tied and 23 tests were drawn.

     

    - Australia has won by an innings margin on nine occasions. Its largest margin of victory is by an innings and 226 runs at Brisbane in Nov 1947. India has won three tests by an innings margin on three occasions, Its largest margin of victory is by an innings and 219 runs at Kolkata in Mar 1998.

     

    - Australia has won eleven tests by 100 plus runs margin. Its largest margin of victory is by 342 runs at Nagpur in Oct 2004. India has

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  • 5th ODI: England and Pakistan at Southampton – Statistical Highlights

    - EJG Morgan scored 107 not out in this game providing the 98th occasion of an England batsman scoring a hundred in one day games. His knock represents the eleventh occasion of an England batsman scoring a hundred against Pakistan.

     

    - EJG Margan's 107 not out in this game represents his fourth one day hundred which read thus – 115 for Canada vs Ireland at Nairobi on 04.02.07, 110* for England vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on 02.03.10, 107* for England vs Pakistan at Southampton on 22.09.10 and 103* for England vs Australia at Southampton on 22.06.10.

     

    - PD Collingwood's 47 in this game took him closer to 5000 runs in one day games. He has an aggregate of 4978 runs and 22 runs shy of 5000 runs.

     

    - At the end of this game, AJ Strauss has an aggregate of 403 boundary fours in his one day career. He became the fourth England batsman to total 400 plus boundary fours. Others are – ME Trecothick {528}, AJ Stewart {469} and GA Gooch {407}.

     

    - EJG Morgan's 107 not out in this game represent the

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  • KPL Match 14: Mangalore United won by eight wickets

    Opting to bat first, Brigadiers lost their inform opener MK Manjunath to the fifth ball of the match for zero and with the score board reading 14, the other opener VST Naidu also departed. MK Manjunath and VST Naidu scored zero and 11 respectively.

     

    Brigadiers never recovered from this shock and could muster 140 for 8. Amit Verma {30}, SK Jain {30} and AA Joshi {37} excelled with the willow. Amit Verma and SK Jain stitched a partnership of 63 runs for the third wicket which was the mainstay of Brigadiers's innings.

     

    Barring this stand Brigadiers' batsmen could not forge useful stands as it lost wickets at fairly regular intervals.

     

    Amit  Verma's 30 came of 30 balls with three fours, SK Jain's 30 came in 31 balls and contained three fours and AA Joshi's 37 came in 20 balls with one four and three sixes.

     

    S Aravind {2 for 20} and Aleem {2 for 18} were the main wiceket takers for Mangalore United.

     

    Chasing 141 for a win, Mangalore United openers KK Nair and B Chipli put on fifty

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  • KPL Match 13: Malnad Gladiators won by five wickets

    Put into bat Bijapur Bulls totalled 130 for 8, thanks to a plucky knock of 47 by wicket-keeper batsman DT Patil. He enjoyed four reprieves.

     

    KC Avinash, K Gowtham, Ganesh Satish and K Shashindra were the errant fieldsmen. G Dhiman and DT Patil added 40 runs for the second wicket after MR Beerla left the crease at the team score of 16.

     

    Wickets fell at regular intervals and there were no substantial partnerships in Bijapur's innings.

     

    Ganesh Satish captained his side well, rung bowling changes at the right time and restricted Bijapur Bulls to its total of 131.

     

    Despite the shoddy fielding as they dropped four catches, their ground fielding was good and never allowed to Bijapur batsmen to go beyond proportions.

     

    DV Anish {15}, J Shetty {10} and RB Kane {13} were the other batsmen who reached double figures apart from G Dhiman {29} and DT Patil {47}.

     

    G Dhiman's 29 came in 34 balls in a stay of 47 minutes and contained 3 fours. DT Patil was at the crease for 55 minutes for his

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  • CL T20 Match 18: Lions vs RCB at J’burg – Statistical Highlights

    - With this win, RCB became the first IPL team to enter Semi finals of CLT20 tournament.

     

    - This was the fourth win for RCB in the tournament which read thus - won by 80 runs vs Otago at Bangalore on 12.10.09, won by 08 wickets vs Delhi at Bangalore on 17.10.09, won by 09 wickets vs Wayamba at Centurion on 12.09.10 and won by
    06 wickets vs Lions at Jo'burg on 21.09.10.

     

    - With four wins in the tournament RCB became the fifth team to win four or more games. Other teams are – NSW {05}, Trinidand & Tobago {05}, Victoria {04} and South Australia {04}.

     

    - There were two run outs in Lions' innings – VB van Jaarsvled for 24 and ND McKenzie for 39 – providing the 51st and 52nd occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in the tournament.

     

    - At the end of this game Lions have five batsmen dismissed run outs in the tournament. It became the third team to have five or more run outs. Others are – Trinidad and Tobago {05} and NSW {05}.

     

    - ND Mckenzie was run out for the second occasion in the

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