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When Idol Virender Sehwag Wished Harmanpreet Kaur

in News & Ankündigungen 22.07.2017 04:34
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Indian spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja ran through the Sri Lanka Board's President XI batting before opener KL Rahul made a solid return from injury on the opening day of the two-day warm-up tie, on Friday. The home team was comfortably placed at 139 for one, thanks to the second wicket stand from opener Danushka Gunathilaka and Lahiru Thirimanne before collapsing to 187 all out. The match situation changed Bobby Orr Jersey Jersey drastically after Thirimanne's fall in the 38th over with the next nine batsmen adding 48 to the total in the innings lasting 55.5 overs. All eight bowlers in the Indian squad had a go with chinaman Kuldeep and Jadeja standing out.
India got to bat for 30 overs, scoring 135 for three with opener Abhinav Mukund and Cheteshwar Pujara falling cheaply.
KL Rahul, returning to competitive cricket after a three-month injury lay-off, made a fine 54 off 58 balls including seven fours.
Virat Kohli too got to spend some time in the middle. He scored 34 off 46 balls and shared an http://www.officialbostonbruins.com unbeaten 43-run stand with Ajinkya Rahane (30 unbeaten off 30).
Though Pujara stuck around for some time, it was an opportunity lost for Mukund, who is competing for the opening slot with Dhawan.
Both Pujara and Mukund were bowled by left-arm pacer Vishwa Fernando.
Harmanpreet Kaur must be a busy woman. Not only did her unbeaten 171 play a pivotal role in India beating Australia to reach the ICC Women's World Cup final on Thursday, but the 28-year-old is busy replying to all the best wishes that's been pouring in since her stunning knock. However, one wish stands out among the thousands though - the one from her idol Virender Sehwag. It's no secret that Harmanpreet idolised Sehwag growing up and often bats like him, hitting maximums at ease.
After the former India opener wished Harmanpreet for her stunning knock in the semi-finals Adam Foote Womens Jersey deeming it 'an innings of a lifetime', the women's all-rounder took to social media to respond, "Thank you Idol,It was pleasure doing what you have been doing over the years."
In Sehwag's initial message, he had praised Harmanpreet's 'clean hitting' during her brilliant knock. Harmanpreet's massive 171 came off 115 balls. She had hit 20 boundaries and seven maximums during her knock. She had also scored her third ODI century.
Earlier Harmanpreet had written on her official Twitter handle that she was unable to respond to every wish http://www.officialcoloradoavalanche.com/Adidas-Andreas-Martinsen-Jersey individually but thanked everyone for the love and support. India will play hosts England in the final at Lord's on Sunday.
On the bowling front, it was a near perfect day for India ahead of the first Test beginning in Colombo on July 26.
Mohammed Shami worked up good pace up front to take a couple of wickets in five overs.
The pacers, who were tidy but went wicketless, were Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya.
Notably, India's premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin went wicketless in 10 overs while Kuldeep and Jadeja troubled the batsmen.
Kuldeep has been impressive ever since he made his Test debut against Australia in March before making an impact in the limited-overs series in the West Indies.
The focus for India tomorrow will be to ensure the other batsmen get a go in the middle including Dhawan, who has made his way back to the Test team after a string of good performances in limited overs format.

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