Tuesday, March 04, 2008

India win 2nd final

India beats Australia by 9 runs to win the second final game of best-of-three CB tri-series finals by 2-0. Sachin Tendulkar shines agains to make wonderful 91 runs which made their score 258 for 9. In response Australia went all out for 249. Indian young bowler Praveen kumar who was also the man of the match, took 4 wickets which helped a lot for the Indians to make the win. Shreesanth and Irphan Pathan took two wickets each. Pathan took the winning wicket of James Hopes. The game was on trouble for Assuies after three dismissals including Gilchrist, Symond and Ponting but pair of Hussy and Hopes brought the game back.
Captain Dhoni batted including a six and couple of fours totaling 36 runs . Robin Uthappa made 30 runs and Yuvraj Singh collected 38 runs to help make a target of 258 runs.

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