• Belgavi Panthers who were inserted into bat could manage only a meager 113 for 9 in their 20.0 overs failed to defend it and lost the game to Bangalore Provident Rural by six wickets.

     

    Panthers could not pace its innings as it wanted to as it lost its wickets at regular intervals. Further, its batsmen consumed too many deliveries and some accurate bowling by Provident saw them to a none-too-comfortable 113 for 9.

     

    BMV Uthappa {27} and CK Akshay {20} were the two batsmen who crossed 20 run mark.

     

    AU Shetty reaped rich harvest with 4 for 12, the best bowling figures in the second edition of the tournament so far in terms of runs conceded. B Akhil was a good foil to him by capturing 2 for 25.

     

    Provident in their chase lost the openers early with 14 runs on the board.

     

    Nevertheless, a 82 runs partnership for the third wicket between Amit Verma and SK Jain saw them through.

     

    Amit Verma fell at 96 and Provident coasted to a seven wickets win. Amit Verma scored 34 in 35 balls with

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  • - 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.

     

    - Prior to the start of the series, SM Katich and MJ Clarke have an aggregate of 978 and 967 runs against India. They require 22 and 37 runs to complete 1000 runs against India. If they get them they would become the eighth and ninth batsman to total 1000 plus runs against India.

     

    - ML Hayden, RT Ponting and DC Boon share the record of most hundreds by an Australian batsman against India. One more hundred to RT Ponting will be his seventh hundred and with it he would own the record of most hundreds by an Australian batsman against India.

     

    - RT Ponting would be playing his 25th test against India when he appears for Australia at Bangalore, the second test of the series. He would earn the distinction of becoming the first Australian cricketer to appear in 25 tests against

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  • A NJSCUA T-20 game played on Sept 26, 2010 will perhaps go into cricket record books due to one of the epic innings ever played in a T20 game, anywhere across the world.

     

    On a gloomy and overcast day, Amir Rafique of Dynamic Cricket Club scored 208 not out in a New Jersey State Cricket Umpires Association (NJSCUA - http://NJSCUA.com) T20 match held at Wilmington, DE against AIM Cricket Club on Sunday, September 26, 2010.

     

    After winning the toss, Dynamic Cricket Club opted to bat. Amir who also happens to be the captain of the team opened the batting with Waqas Shahid.

     

    The opening pair put on super quick fire 100 runs in the first eight overs; however, the next twelve overs saw some unprecedented hitting that would have given Sehwags and Afridis of the Atlantic Region some stiff competition.

     

    200+ plus runs were plundered. The opposition bowlers tried all the tricks up their sleeves but could not stop Amir in clearing the boundaries effortlessly.

     

    No Mongoose was used, no

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