The opening ODI between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Hambantota was abandoned after rain had the last laugh in the second half of the contest. Sri Lanka asked to bat first posted an impressive 288 for 9.
Faisalabad Wolves signed off from CLT20 2013 with a consolation win over Kandurata Maroons at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. It was a narrow 10-run win for Faisalabad which was set up by Misbah-ul-Haq’s great knock of 93 not out.
When AB de Villiers and his team set off for the shores of Sri Lanka, they knew the tough challenge that was facing them. But, just one game into the series, and their headaches have increased manifold.
MS Dhoni produced what could easily be one of the greatest ever knocks in the history of ODI cricket to help India pull off a miraculous win over Sri Lanka to clinch the Celkon Mobile Tri-Series. Dhoni steered India to a nerve-wrecking one-wicket win with just two balls to spare.