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Feckless Indian bowling in death overs

Zia Rana July 31, 2012

India has suffered quite a few times in the ODIs because of its inefficient bowling in the death overs and the rival teams have  benefitted by the weakness.

The Indian bowlers have given away 721 runs in the last 9 One Day Internationals at an average of 80.11 runs per match in the last 10 overs. The best bowling sides in the world restrict the opposite teams within 60 runs in the death overs which relieves the pressure from their batsmen.

India is currently visiting Sri Lanka and is involved in five ODI series. The Men in Blue are leading 2-1after the conclusion of the third match which was played on July 28, 2012, at Colombo. They gave away 97 runs in the last 10 overs and their batsmen fought well to win the match.

The Indian bowlers should bowl well in the death overs

The Indian bowlers should bowl well in the death overs

Gautam Gambhir, the prominent opener of India also criticised the Indian bowling in the death overs by saying,

“We didn’t bowl well in the last 10 overs. You look to restrict the last 10 to 60 or 70, 95 was too many.”

We will highlight the last 10 ODIs played by the Blue Shirts, runs conceded by their bowlers in the last 10 overs and results of the encounters.

1-   Vs. Australia on February 19, 2012, at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.

Scores

Australia – 288 for 5 in 50 overs

India – 178 all out in 43.3 overs

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 101

Result – Australia won by 110 runs.

 

2-   Vs. Sri Lanka on February 21, 2012, at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.

Scores

Sri Lanka – 289 for 6 in 50 overs.

India        –  238 all out in 45.1 overs.

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 91

Result – Sri Lanka won by 51 runs.

3-   Vs. Australia on February 26, 2012, at Sydney Cricket Ground.

Scores

Australia – 252 for 9 in 50 overs

India        – 165 all out in 39.3 overs

 Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 47

Result – Australia won by 87 runs.

 

4-   Vs. Sri Lanka on February 28, 2012, at  Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

Scores

Sri Lanka – 320 for 4 in 50 overs.

India         – 321 for 3 in 36.4 overs

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 105

 Result – India won by 7 wickets

 

5-   Vs. Sri Lanaka on March 13, 2012, at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.

Scores

 India         – 304 for 3 in 50 overs

Sri Lanka – 254 all out in 45.1 overs

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 27

 Result  – India won by 50 runs

 

6-   Vs. Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, on March 16, 2012.

Scores

India               – 289 for 5 in 50 overs

Bangladesh     – 293 for 5 in 49.2 overs

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 90

 Result – Bangladesh won by 5 wickets

 

7-   Vs. Pakistan, on March 18, 2012, at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.

Scores

 Pakistan – 329 for 6 in 50 overs

India       – 330 for 4 in 47.5 overs

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 73

 Result – India won by 6 wickets

 

8-   Vs. Sri Lanka at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota, on July 21, 2012.

Scores

Sri Lanka  – 314 for 6 in 50 overs

India          – 293 for 9 in 50 overs

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 90

 Result – India won by 21 runs

 

9-   Vs. Sri Lanka at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota, on July 24, 2012.

Scores

India         – 138 all out in 33.3 overs

Sri Lanka – 139 for 1 in 19.5 overs

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – Sri Lanka did not require reaching the last 10 overs.

Result – Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets.

 

10-               Vs. Sri Lanka on July 28, 2012, at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

Scores

Sri Lanka – 286 for 5 in 50 overs.

India        –  288 for 5 in 49.4 overs.

Runs conceded in the last 10 overs – 97

Result – India won by 5 wickets.

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