Posts Tagged ‘Sardar Patel Stadium Ahmedabad’

SEHWAG SLAMS CENTURY

November 5th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

M.S.Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test match of the three-match Test series at the Sardar Patel stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, on Thursday. Dhoni was lucky on the Tenth occassion, having lost the toss nine times consecutively. Though India lost Gautam Gambhir early, Virender Sehwag slammed a quickfire century against New Zealand.

Virendra Sehwag

Virendra Sehwag

Sehwag batted agressively during the day and after luch  session he reached his 22nd Test century. Sehwag slammed 24 fours and a six for his 173 runs.

Sehwag scored an unbeaten 87 runs to dominate the first session and help India reach 127 for one at lunch on the first day of the first Test against New Zealand. Rahul Dravid  was the other not out batsman at the lunch break.

Sehwag and Dravid put on a 273 runs stand for the second wicket which has put India on a comfortable platform in this match.

The first session belonged to Sehwag who entertained the fans with splendid shots all around the Stadium. (more…)

IPL-3 : RAJASTHAN BEAT CHENNAI

March 28th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bat first at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on Sunday. Naman Ojha and Micheal Lumb opened the innings for the RR in the hot summer afternoon when the temperature on the ground was hovering around 42*.  A fully packed stadium watched the proceedings in the heat.  The opening partnership was worth 47 runs, when Lumb was out, caught Thusara for 30 runs. (more…)

IPL-3 : RAJASTHAN BT DECCAN

March 27th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Rajasthan Royals beat Deccan Charges by  eight wickets at the Sardar Patel Stadium at Ahmedabad on Friday. It was a match where spectators enjoyed the rain of the sixes.

Yusuf Pathan

Yusuf Pathan

Deccan Chargers won the toss and chose to bat. There was some confusion as to who had called the coin correctly, but the toss was awarded to Deccan Chargers who chose to bat. Rajasthan Royals contained the flow of runs by some shrewd captaincy under Shane Warne, who not only rotated his bowlers well but he himself sent a wonderful spell bagging 1 wicket for 15 runs. Their best achievement was getting rid of Adam Gilchrist early for 1 run, and that helped uplift the morale of Rajasthan Royals. (more…)

RAJASTHAN ROYALS BT KKR

March 20th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Rajasthan Royals have tasted blood and registered their first win in the IPL-3 by defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 34 runs at Sardar Patel Stadium,Ahmedabad on Saturday. They won the toss and chose to bat first. Abhishek Jhunjhunwala scored  a fluent 45 to ensure Rajasthan Royals reach a fighting score of 168 which they could defend with the help of their bowlers.

On the other hand Kolkatta Knight Riders did not show any dedication in their battting. They struggled to score runs and even though they had saved their wickets for the end they could not capitalise on that also. Sourav Ganguly, too, struggled to find his rythym today. He tried to go for the big shots but could not find his timing. (more…)