The first week of IPL 2010 spanning from 12th March to 18th March 2010, 10 Twenty20 Cricket matches have been played. Mumbai Indians stood first in the point table with winning both of their games. Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab yet to open winning account. Rajasthan Royals the winner of the inaugural IPL tournament in 2009 have lost all the three games they played so far. Kings XI Punjab are also in loosing group of the first week of IPL 2010. Following is the position of IPL Cricket 2010 for the first week.
|Kolkata Knight Riders||3||2||1||4|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||3||2||1||4|
|Chennai Super Kings||2||1||1||2|
|Kings XI Punjab||2||0||2||0|
IPL season 3 is starting from 12th march, 2010 with opening twenty20 match between Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders. Here is the good news for Cricket lover for whom TV channel is not available. Now you can watch IPL season 3 matches on YouTube IPL's channel. Click on link here to go to the IPL live on YouTube
The third season of IPL is to start from Friday 12 March, 2010. Total 8 Cricket teams to take part and there will be total 60 matches in this Twenty20 champions league tournament. Following are the teams and their players list of IPL 2010 tournament.
Chennai Super Kings IPL TeamMS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin, Hemang Badani, Subramaniam Badrinath, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Chandrasekar Ganapathy, Manpreet Gony, Shadab Jakati, Arun Karthik, Parthiv Patel, Suresh Raina, Sudeep Tyagi, Murali Vijay
George Bailey, Matthew Hayden, Michael Hussey, Justin Kemp, Albie Morkel, Muttiah Muralitharan, Makhaya Ntini, Jacob Oram, Thissara Perera, Thilan Thushara
Deccan Chargers IPL Team 2010VVS Laxman, Ashish Reddy, Anirudh Singh, Azhar Bilakhia, Harmeet Singh, Monish Mishra, Pragyan Ojha, Dwaraka Ravi Teja, Rahul Sharma, Rohit Sharma, RP Singh, Tirumalasetti Suman, Bodapati Sumanth, Venugopal Rao, Arjun Yadav
Adam Gilchrist, Herschelle Gibbs, Ryan Harris, Mitchell Marsh, Kemar Roach, Dwayne Smith, Andrew Symonds, Chaminda Vaas
Delhi Daredevils Cricket TeamGautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Joginder Singh, Sarabjit Ladda, Rajat Bhatia, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Mithun Manhas, Amit Mishra, Ashish Nehra, Shashi Ranjan, Aavishkar Salvi, Pradeep Sangwan, Sarandeep Singh, Umesh Yadav
AB de Villiers, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Moises Henriques, Andrew McDonald, Farveez Maharoof, Dirk Nannes, Wayne Parnell, David Warner
Kings XI Punjab TeamYuvraj Singh, Love Ablish, Amanpreet Singh, Adrian Barath, Bipul Sharma, Manvinder Bisla, Piyush Chawla, Karan Goel, Mohammad Kaif, Vikramjeet Malik, Irfan Pathan, Ramesh Powar, Reetinder Sodhi, Sreesanth, Shalabh Srivastava, Tanmay Srivastava
Kumar Sangakkara, Yusuf Abdulla, Ravi Bopara, James Hopes, Mahela Jayawardene, Brett Lee, Shaun Marsh
Kolkata Knight Riders TeamSourav Ganguly, Varun Aaron, Ajit Agarkar, Ashok Dinda, Eklak Ahmid, Rohan Gavaskar, Murali Kartik, Harshad Khadiwale, Chirag Pathak, Cheteshwar Pujara, Wriddhiman Saha, Ishant Sharma, Laxmi Shukla, Manoj Tiwary, Ganapathi Vignesh
Chris Gayle, Brad Hodge, Iqbal Abdulla, Charl Langeveldt, Brendon McCullum, Angelo Mathews, Ajantha Mendis, Owais Shah
Mumbai Indians IPL TeamSachin Tendulkar, Rahul Shukla, Murtaza Ali, Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Dhawal Kulkarni, Chandan Madan, Ishan Malhotra, Abhishek Nayar, Ambati Rayudu, Rajagopal Sathish, Syed Sahabuddin, Aditya Tare, Saurabh Tiwary
Dwayne Bravo, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dilhara Fernando, Sanath Jayasuriya, Ryan McLaren, Lasith Malinga, Graham Napier, Kieron Pollard
Rajasthan Royals TeamAmit Gajanan Paunikar, Swapnil Asnodkar, Faiz Fazal, Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Kamran Khan, Sumit Narwal, Naman Ojha, Munaf Patel, Yusuf Pathan, Syed Quadri, Abhishek Raut, Amit Singh, Siddharth Trivedi, Shrikant Wagh
Shane Warne, Johan Botha, Michael Lumb, Damien Martyn, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Morne Morkel, Graeme Smith, Shaun Tait
Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL TeamAnil Kumble, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Balachandra Akhil, KP Appanna, Rahul Dravid, Shreevats Goswami, Virat Kohli, Praveen Kumar, Abhimanyu Mithun, Manish Pandey, Sridharan Sriram, Robin Uthappa, Vinay Kumar
Mark Boucher, Dillon du Preez, Jacques Kallis, Eoin Morgan, Kevin Pietersen, Steven Smith, Dale Steyn, Ross Taylor, Roelof van der Merwe, Cameron White
Playing his 442nd ODI match, Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first batsman to score 200 runs in one day international Cricket. This was the 2962nd ODI match in Cricket history, yet no one scored double hundred before this. The previous highest record was 194 runs shared by Pakistan's Saeed Anwar and Zimbabwe's Charles Coventry.
It took 147 balls to reach the milestone of 200 runs. His previous best was unbeaten 183 against New Zealand in 1999. This was flawless hitting by him including 25 boundaries and 3 sixers and it helps India reach massive total of 401/3 in 50 overs.
He also hold record of total career runs for both test and one day cricket. He scored 17598 runs in 442 ODIs with an average of 45.12 and made 13447 runs in his test career in 166 matches with an average of 55.56.
Top 5 ODI Scrores by Sachin Tendulkar
- 200* in 147 Balls v South Africa at Gwalior 24 Feb 2010
- 186* in 150 Balls v New Zealand at Hyderabad 8 Nov 1999
- 175 in 141 Balls v Australia at Hyderabad 5 Nov 2009
- 163* in 133 Balls v New Zealand at Christchurch 8 Mar 2009
- 152 in 151 Balls v Namibia at Pietermaritzburg 23 Feb 2003
Best Individual ODI Scores
- 200* By Sachin Tendulkar v South Africa in 2010
- 194* By Charles Coventry v Bangladesh in 2009
- 194 By Saeed Anwar v India in 1997
- 189* By Viv Richards v England in 1984
- 189 By Sanath Jayasuriya v India in 2000
South Africa to tour India in February 2010. In this Cricket tour, South Africa will play two test matches and three one day internationals. The first of the tests will start from February 6 and will be played at Nagpur. The other test match will be played in Kolkata from Feb. 14 to Feb. 18. Then there will be three one day internationals to be played on 21, 24 and 27th of February 2010 at Jaipur, Kanpur and Ahmedabad respectively.
South Africa Test Cricket Team:
Following poor performance in the recent series against the England, Makhaya Ntini has been dropped from the test team. F. de Wet is the other player who have been dropped from the team. They are replaced by fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe and spinner Johan Botha.
G Smith, A Prince, H Amla, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, P Harris, Jacques Kallis, R McLaren, J Botha, Mark Boucher, M Morkel, W Parnell, Alviro Petersen, Dale Steyn, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.
South Africa ODI Team :
Herschelle Gibbs has been recalled for the ODI series while Hashim Amla, Langeveldt, R McLaren have been dropped who were the part of the team for recent series against England.
Graeme Smith, L Bosman, J Botha, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, H Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Mark Boucher, A Morkel, M Morkel, W Parnell, Alviro Petersen, Dale Steyn, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Roelof van der Merwe.
India Cricket Team for the first Test :
Following the injury during the Bangladesh tour Rahul Dravid, Yuvraj Singh and Sreesanth will miss the first test in this series against South Africa. Wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik has been dropped from the team and replaced by W. Saha while Tamil Nadu batsman S Badrinath have been included in the team for the first test match.
MS Dhoni, V Sehwag, G Gambhir, S Badrinath, Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, M Vijay, W Saha, Harbhajan, Z Khan, Amit Mishra, PP Ojha, Ishant Sharma, Sudeep Tyagi, Abhimanyu Mithun.
Sri Lanka Cricket Team for the forthcoming Tri Series Cricket 2010 has been announced.
Jayasuriya, all rounder and the most experienced player, has been dropped from the team following his poor display in India. So far he was part of Sri Lanka cricket team for 444 ODIs and he made 11825 runs.
Chamara Kapugedara, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis are the other players, who were the part of latest India tour, also been dropped for this tri series to be played in Bangladesh.
The other players not selected in the team due to injury are Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews, Muttiah Muralitharan and Dilhara Fernando. They have been replaced by Chamara Silva, Malinga Bandara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thilan Thushara.
Sri Lanka lost their latest ODI series against India by 1-3.
Following is the 15 man Sri Lanka team for the Tri Series to be played in Bangladesh. The other teams to take part in this series are India and Bangladesh.
Sri Lanka Cricket Team:
Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Thilan Samaraweera, Thilina Kandamby, Chamara Silva, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thissara Perera, Muthumudalige Pushpakumara, Malinga Bandara, Suraj Randiv, Thilan Thushara, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Kulasekara and Chanaka Welagedera.