India vs Sri Lanka 6th Match Nehru Cup 1989 Article

Read the article of India vs Sri Lanka 6th Match Nehru Cup 1989 - Nehru Cup one-day international tournament of the 6th ODI match played between Sri Lanka and India at Gujarat Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad in 22nd October 1989.

A brilliant 80 by Navjot Sidhu and Manoj Prabhakar's three-wicket haul before A superb final over by Kapil Dev conceded 1 run took two wickets as India thrilling six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka, despite a fighting innings from Asanka Gurusinha's career-best 83 in a last-over thriller of the sixth match of a Nehru Cup.

India scored 227-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Navjot Sidhu struck 80 off 88-balls, Mohinder Amarnath scored 28 off 39-balls, Mohammad Azharuddin hit 26 off 43-balls, Ravi Shastri cracked a run-a-ball 21-runs and Kris Srikkanth 16.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Ravi Ratnayeke picked up 3-wickets for 35-runs in 10-overs including a maiden, Graeme Labrooy and Kapila Wijegunawardene both took one-wickets.

Sri Lanka scored 221 for all-out in 49.4 overs with top scorer by Asanka Gurusinha cracked a career-best 83 off 106-balls including 6-fours.

Graeme Labrooy cracked a 25 off 19-balls, Athula Samarasekera scored 22 off 35-balls, Ravi Ratnayeke 20 and Aravinda de Silva each scored 20-runs.

India best bowler by Kapil Dev picked up 3-wickets for 26-runs in 8.4-overs including two maidens, Manoj Prabhakar captured three-wickets for 34-runs in 9-overs included 2-maidens, Ravi Shastri took 2-wickets and one for Arshad Ayub.

 Navjot Sidhu named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored a 80 off 88-balls including 5-fours & a six.



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