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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Sourav Ganguly - Robin Singh stars as India lift the Cup 2-1

Highlights - Sourav Ganguly - Robin Singh stars as India lift the Cup 2-1

Silver Jubilee Independence Cup triangular one day international series best of 3-match finals 3rd final ODI cricket match played between India and Pakistan at Dhaka in 1998.

A brilliant century from Sourav Ganguly 124 and Robin Singh career-best 82 helped to India record 3-wicket victory over Pakistan and took a 2-1 lead to clinch the Silver Jubilee Independence cup in the best-of-3-finals.

India won the toss elected to field first, Saeed Anwar started with lovely boundries around the ground he scored a sensational 140 off 132 with two outstanding sixes and 14 boundries.

Shahid Afridi hits straight to the fielder, he defarted 18, Izaj Ahmed attack to the indian bowling, Izaj go for floor, he picked up the gap for bad balls.

Izaj Ahmed (117) big match player he responded well Pakistan good line and reached the 314 for 5, Pakistan set up target 315.

India needed 315 runs in 48 overs, India starts very well, Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar played attacking shots against Pakistan bowler.

Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar setup 71-run stand for first wicket, Sourav Ganguly playing lovely shots with masterclass six, Ganguly genius batting to scored a 124 off 138 balls including 11 fours.

Robin Singh struck 82 off 83 deliveries, After Sourav Ganguly and Robin Singh wicket, India had lost 5 wickets between 268 to 306.

Hrishikesh Kanithkar survive he hit the winning shot and india became first ever team chase 300+ run chase in ODI cricket history that time.