India vs Sri Lanka 1st Match Hero Cup 1993 Article

Read the article of India vs Sri Lanka 1st Match Hero Cup 1993 - Hero Cup five-nation one-day international tournament of the 1st match played between Sri Lanka and India at Green Park, Kanpur in 07th November 1993.

Javagal Srinath's five-for before seventies from Vinod Kambli and Mohammad Mohammad Azharuddin steers to India convincing seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the opening match of a Hero Cup five-nation tournament.

* Javagal Srinath's 5 for 24 was his best bowling performance for India in One-day international and India's best bowling figures against Sri Lanka in ODIs, surpassing the previous best of 4 for 31 held by Kapil Dev at Kolkata in 1991.

* 100 : Vinod Kambli and Mohammad Azharuddin set up the fifth highest third-wicket partnership for India against Sri Lanka in One-day internationals.

Sri Lanka scored 203 for all-out in 49.4 overs with top scorer by Roshan Mahanama struck 73 off consuming 124-balls including 4-fours & a six.

Hashan Tillakaratne cracked a 35 off 44-balls including 2-fours, Aravinda de Silva scored 33 off 47-balls included one-six & a four and Romesh Kaluwitharana scored a run-a-ball 20-runs.

India best bowler by Javagal Srinath 5-24, Rajesh Chauhan took 2-wickets and one for Manoj Prabhakar - Sachin Tendulkar.

India chased 205-3 in 44.4 overs with top scorer by Vinod Kambli struck 78 off 100-balls including 9-fours.

Mohammad Azharuddin cracked a unbeaten 75 off 105-balls including 4-fours & 2-sixes.

Sachin Tendulkar scored a unbeaten 26 off 30-balls including 4-fours and Manoj Prabhakar 20.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Pramodya Wickramasinghe took 2-wickets 13-runs in 6-overs including a maiden and one for Dulip Liyanage.

Javagal Srinath named Player of the match for his fiery spell to claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 24-runs in 6.4-overs including a maiden.



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