All round performance of Ajit Agarkar and Reethinder Sodhi helps
India dominate the last and final One International of the series.
Agarkar scored 67 runs, took three wickets and a catch to become
highest gainer of the day moving up by $197. Sodhi gained $138 for
his effort of 53 runs, two wickets and a catch. Hemang Badani was
the other top performer with a gain of $122 for scoring 77 runs and
taking a catch.
Aashish Kapoor was the only player on the negative side, loosing
$10 of his value for going wicket less.
Saurav Ganguly came into this match with a certain conviction that he was going to win single handily. And, he did just that. Taking five
wickets and scoring 71 runs, Ganguly moved up by $296 (19.83%) to move into the top slot at the dreamcricket player ranking.
India clinched the series today with a match left to be played.
However, it is far from over for dreamcricket captains. Just $23
separates the top two teams of 'kalu' ($12,988) and 'eleven'
($12,965) and they are nine teams tied at number three spot with a
total value of $12,947.
The exciting finish could come down to the wire and every trade
could make the difference.
Sachin Tendulkar's impressive batting effort went in vain as the Flower brothers blocked the Indians from clinching the one day series.
Tendulkar scored 146 runs to move up by $266 (19.53%) but the Flower brothers made the pitch their family backyard scoring 77 and 70 runs. Man of the match G. Flower picked up three wickets and a catch as well to gain $220 (26.73%). Andrew Flower gained $182 (17.47%).
Not to be out done by his counterpart, Dahiya moved up by 25.06% to increase his value by $213.
On the negative side were Olanga who saw his value go down by 1.18 $9. Travis Friend had a miserable day earning –$10 for his batting and another –$10 for his bowling performance to loose -3.24% of his value.
But undoubtedly the day belong to the Flower brothers who combined to earn $402 for the match.
India thrashes Zimbabwe behind a captain's knock of 144 from Ganguly.
Ganguly led from the fron as host India easily beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs in the 2nd ODI.
Ganguly's 144 runs knock earned him $244 for the day moving him up by 19.61%.
Ably supporting his captain was Dravid with a gain of 9.65% to earn $107.
Newcomer Sriram chipped in with a useful $105 to move up by 16.80%.
Heath Streak was the best performer for the African side with a 12.54% gain earning $106.
As always Andy "steady" Flower contributed $116 to move his total up by 12.53%.
Indian Keeper Dahiya, failed to increase his value, effectively remaining flat at $850 from his previous match. Sachin failed to impress investors with a gain of $28.
It was interesting to note that both the captains performed admirably well returning a total of $350.
India edged out Zimbabwe in a close encounter in the first of the five one
day international series. Stuart Carlisle was the highest gainer of the
day with a gain of $116 (15.47%) for his excellent batting performance.
Campbell finished close behind Charlisle gaining $113 (15.07%). Best performer
for the Indian side was Man of the Match Hemang Badani, who gained $103 (15.85%).
Sunil Joshi, Henry Olga and Travis Friend were on the negative side today.
Joshi went down by $20, Olga and Friend lost $10 each.