Match Day

392dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Murali spins Sri Lanka to 69-run win

Inspired by a genius who raised his game when the occasion demanded, Sri Lanka overpowered India in their final league match at Port-of-Spain and stormed into the Super Eights

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Pawar comes down hard on India

Sharad Pawar, the BCCI president, says that India's defeat to Sri Lanka at Trinidad has "disappointed him and the nation", and has promised to take "harsh" decisions in future team selections

392dRahul Bhattacharya in Port-of-Spain

Jayawardene credits young batsmen

Following Sri Lanka's emphatic 69-run win over India at the Queen's Park Oval on Friday, captain Mahela Jayawardene and Man of the Match Muttiah Muralitharan spoke to the media

392dThe Verdict by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

India lacked muscle and hustle

Hungry and energetic, Sri Lanka out-fought an Indian team packed with stars but lacking a single enforcer

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It wasn't good enough - Chappell

Greg Chappell appeared in what was probably his most volatile press conference in the job. "In light of recent events," he said, referring to the Bob Woolmer incident, "I am not going to be making any comments about what's wrong with anything or anybody."

392dS Rajesh and HR Gopalakrishna

Winning it in singles

Sri Lanka adhered to the basics when batting, and Murali then turned it on again when they took the field

India 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st25SC GangulyRV Uthappa
2nd18SC GangulyV Sehwag
3rd1SR TendulkarV Sehwag
4th54R DravidV Sehwag
5th14R DravidYuvraj Singh
6th0R DravidMS Dhoni
7th24R DravidAB Agarkar
8th23R DravidHarbhajan Singh
9th2Harbhajan SinghZ Khan
10th24Harbhajan SinghMM Patel