Petronet LNG To Build LNG Import Terminal In Sri Lanka

08 September, 2017, 00:35 | Author: Gregory Stephens
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Chasing 171 to win, India lost Rohit Sharma for nine runs in the third over, while Lokesh Rahul made a quickfire 24 before falling to Seekkuge Prasanna.

Pandey remained unbeaten on 51 in the chase.

The official handing over of an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), which had earlier belonged to the Indian Coast Guard, to Sri Lanka took place at the Port of Kochi, India, Navy said.

However, the Indian spinners slowed things down for the hosts, with Yuzvendra Chahal claiming three scalps for 43 runs. Virat Kohli then took charge with Manish Pandey and guided India to a 7 wicket win with 4 balls to go.

India thrashed Sri Lanka in the test series, winning two matches by an innings and were rarely tested in the five-match ODI series. Expressing his happiness over India's emphatic triumph, Chahal seemed to fall short for words while praising his skipper Virat Kohli's leadership on and off the field. In the process, he became the fastest batsman to score 15,000 worldwide runs across formats in 333 innings, improving Hashim Amla's record of 336 innings. Dilshan Munaweera struck 53 and Ashan Priyanjan 40 not out in vain as the hosts finished a wretched run of clashes against India. Sri Lankan batsmen gave an improved performance to put up 170 runs on board.


Kohli is already one of the greatest limited-overs batsmen to have ever played cricket and with the kind of attitude, hunger and determination that the India captain displays, he can well go on to be the greatest.

The 13-year-old victim from Gujarat, son of a textile trader, was part of an 18-member team from Surat's Maitri cricket coaching academy, reported Indian Express.

Virat Kohli was declared Man of the Match & Man of the Series.

Pandey finished off the game with a boundary that brought his maiden T20 fifty in 36 balls. "I want to play all the games".

India won the match with four balls to spare. With rising demand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh offer an expanded market for large volumes of gas separately tied up by Petronet and state-run GAIL, one of its main promoters, from Qatar, Australia, the U.S. and Spain's Fenosa.

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