The former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly believes Gautam Gambhir is now ready to lead the Indian Cricket team in the test matches.
Sourav Ganguly said during an interview that Gambhir is ready to take over from MS Dhoni as captain of the Test team after he led Kolkata Knight Riders to their first-ever IPL title in IPL 2012 finals against MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
After the historic win of Kolkata Knight Riders over the Chennai Super Kings in the India Premier League [IPL 2012] Finals, the former KKR skipper Sourav Ganguly praised Manvinder Bisla for his wonderful batting performance which helped his team to lift the IPL Trophy.
Manvinder Bisla was the Man-of-the-match, hitting 89 runs from 48 balls with eight fours and five huge sixes.
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DLF IPL 2012: Kolkata Knight Riders won by 34 runs
The Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR] has managed to be at the 2nd position in the points table with a 34 runs win over Pune Warriors India [PWI] in the Indian Premier League match played at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune 19 May 2012 – day/night (20-over match).
Earlier, KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat first. KKR started well and scored 136 runs in the 20 overs. This is not a very good total in the Twenty20 cricket, and once it looked that PWI can win the match.
Once again, the Chris Gayle storm destroyed the Pune Warriors Indians bowling attack in the Indian Premier League [IPL 2012] match played at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune 11 May 2012 – day/night (20-over match)
Earlier, stand-in skipper of Pune Warriors India [PWI] Steven Smith won the toss and elected to bowl first, but Chris Gayle soon destroyed all the hopes of PWI with quick-fire 50, and the Royal Challengers Bangalore [RCB] side was later helped by Sri Lankan all-rounder Dilshan’s half-century and Tiwary’s important 36 runs knock.
The leading team of this IPL season, Delhi Daredevils is all set to play against Pune Warriors India in the Indian Premier League match played at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune 24 April 2012 – day/night (20-over match)
Sorav Ganguly led his team from the front in the last match played against Virender Sehwag led Delhi Daredevils. Pune will look to grab the top position in the points table today.
It was Sourav Ganguly’s day in the Indian Premier League match yesterday. Dada performed with bat and bowl, and his twice strike in both the innings led 20-runs win over Delhi Daredevils.
Earlier, Delhi Daredevils skipper Virender Sehwag won the toss and elected to bowl first. Batting first, Pune off to a good start though loosing opener Uthapa on 26 runs in the 3.5 overs. Skipper Sourav Ganguly looked in good touch and he hits shorts allover the ground along with New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder.
Defending Champions Chennai Super Kings will play today to keep their hopes live in the IPL 5.
MS Dhoni lead CSK had lost three matches in a row and today they will play against Pune Warriors India in the Indian Premier League match Played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 19 April 2012 – day/night (20-over match).
Chennai Super Kings had lost three of their five matches in IPL 2012 and is at 6th position in the IPL points list.
The big-boy from Jamaica, Chris Gayle, proved to be very handy for his team. His superb knock of 81 runs from just 48 balls including 8 sixes and 4 fours helped Royal Challengers Bangalore to record a six wicket over Pune Warriors India.
South African AB de Villiers also played nicely to give winning end to his team, AB de Villiers and Saurabh Tiwary hit 21 runs in the 20th over bowled by Nehra.