Sehwag - Ganguly stars as India record victory

ICC Champions Throphy one-day international tournament of the 11th ODI match played between India and England at Colambo in 2002 - India won by 8 wickets with 63 deliveries spare.

England won the toss elected to batting first, England lost 7 for two wickets, Marcus Trescothick our for duck and Nick Knight smashed brilliant half century.

England skipper Naseer Hussain scored just single digit, Ronnie Irani contributed 37, Owais Shah played crusial innings, He was scored a 34, Ian Blackwell scored a Scintillating 82 off 68.

Alec Stewart and Ian Blackwell 104-run stand for sixth wicket, New record partnership for the 6th wicket for England against India, The previous record was 58 by VJ Marks & PR Downton at Cuttack in 1984/85.

Alec Stewart played crusial 35 helped to England reached the strong total of 269 for 7 wickets.

India chasing 270 very comfortably. India had just lost two wickets for 270 runs, Virender Sehwag hammering a magnificent hundred, Sehwag completed his glorious century just facing  77 deliveries, He was scored a magnificently 126 off 104 balls.

Sourav Ganguly played smashed a outstanding unbeaten hundred, He was scored a 117 off 109 deliveries.

Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag added record 192-run stand for first wicket partnership against England, Previous best was 188 by K Srikkanth & RJ Shastri at Cuttack 1984/85.

Ganguly and Sehwag sensational batting performance helped to India win by 8 wickets with 63 balls remaining.



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