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India young cricketer Prashant Chopra is setting up new records in the Ranji Trophy match between Himachal Pradesh vs Punjab which was started on 6th October

A Maiden Triple century knock on birthday :

Prashant Chopra clearly giving strong indications to the selectors with his performance in the Ranji matches.With the recent Ranji match going between Himachal Pradesh VS Punjab, Prashant made a visible impact with his play in the opening day of the match itself i.e on 6th October, Himachal Pradesh was chosen to bat.Prashant Chopra who came as an Opener defended the opposition Punjab bowling attack quite well and stood not out on the opening day of the match with 271 * runs as not out.This score of 271 runs not out  on the first day of a Ranji by Prashant set a new record for the highest number of runs scored on day in a Ranji match

Prashant carried forwarded the same momentum on day 2 which he had left on Day 2. He faced the bowling attack with more confidence.The pace of his batting took him to accomplish a maiden triple century.By facing 318 balls, he completed his maiden triple century with the help of 40 boundaries and a sixer.

This day October 7th  where he made his maiden triple century turns out to be his 25th birthday as well. This sheer coincidence made him feel happier and made his maiden triple century a memorable one to cherish in the long run.Prashant ended his innings when he got bowled to Punjab Bowler Pragat Singh.In total Prashant made an astonishing knock of 338 runs by facing 363 balls that included 44 boundaries and 2 sixes.With his mesmerizing maiden triple century, Himachal Pradesh managed to keep a mammoth score of 600 runs on the board.This makes Himachal Pradesh to have a strong grip on the game in the days to come.

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India Vs Newzealand T20 match-Ind beats NZ by 53 runs

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India Vs Newzealand T20 match-Ind beats NZ by 53 runs with an all-around performance from both the batsmen and bowlers. A good start to the 3 match T20 series, now India leads the series 1-0.Contrastingly, India registered their 1st T20 victory against India, giving Ashish Nehra a great farewell. Catch up the highlights of the match below.

The 1st T20 between India and Newzealand at Feroz Shah Kotla .kane Williamson won the toss and he elected to bowl first to make Indian batsman struggle with their bowling attack.This match was indeed special to Indian cricket team and fans as senior team player Ashish Nehra playing his last international cricket match.The Indian strong batting line up once again proved solid as India went on posting a mammoth total of 202 runs for the fall of 3 wickets.
The Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma gave solid start which made a foundation to post high total on the scoreboard. In fact, they made record opening partnership inT20’s going past previous partnership of 136 stitched by Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag vs England in Durban.Both the openers slammed 80’s and a little cameo by Kohli helped the hosts to post 202 runs in 20 overs with the loss of 3 wickets

The Indian bowlers complemented the Indian batsman with their good bowling attack .The Indian bowlers defended the total quite smoothly and difficult to score for the visitors. The Kiwi batsmen couldn’t resist the attack in any situation of the game, they didn’t seem like giving a tough competition to the hosts.The early fall of the wickets made the target even more hard for the black caps. They ended up with 149 /8 in 20 overs. Axar Patel was the pick of the bowlers as he ended up with 2/20 in his 4 overs quota.Along with him Axar, Yuzvendra Chahal also picked 2 wickets each. The final over was bowled by Ashish Nehra and made a farewell in front of his fans.Shikhar Dawan was given the man of the match. The next T20 match will be played at Rajkot on 4th November.

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India Beats Australia in the 1st T20 ODI and leads series 1-0

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India beats Australia in the 1st T20 ODI by nine wickets which took place at Ranchi and takes 1-0  lead in the 3 match T20 series.

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Indian Team led by Virat Kohli beat Australia in the 1st T20 by nine wickets by DLS  at Ranchi and takes a healthy lead 1-0 in a 3 match T20 series. Indian skipper elected to choose ball first after winning the toss. Well pertaining to the climatic conditions the decision to opt ball went handily. Indian bowlers didn’t failed the skipper’s trust and bowled according to the plan.Indian bowlers restricted the opposition to a meager total of 118 /4 in 18.4 overs where the game was halted due to rain. Aron finch was the top scorer for the Aussies led by David Warner. Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers for the Indian team as he ended up with the figures 2/16.The rain became a blocker for the match and the play was halted until the subsides.when rain was subsided completely and the covers were off after 2 hours Duckworth – Lewis Method came into the picture.

After the DL method, Indians target was revised to 48 runs in 6 overs.Rohit and Dhawan, as usual, opened the innings where they need to score 8 runs per over. The first ball went to four and the good start didn’t seem long enough as Nathan Coulter-Nile knocks off Rohit middle.The fall of Rohit sharma bought skipper Kohli into the ground.Kohli along with Dhawan lead the chase and chased the target with 3 balls to spare . Virat Kohli became the top scorer for the Indian Team with a score of 22 runs .with this victory in the 1st ODI, the hosts lead the series 1-0.The visitors seem struggling, adding to it the absence of the skipper Steve Smith makes even more difficult. The second T20I will be played in Guwahati on October 10.

 

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