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Briefly Business: Best two months of my life,tweets Dhawan

Indian cricketers took to social media to express their joy at lifting the tri-series trophy.

Written by Agencies | Published:July 13, 2013 12:59 am

Best two months of my life,tweets Dhawan

New Delhi: Indian cricketers took to social media to express their joy at lifting the tri-series trophy. “Had been best 2 months of cricket. Going back with 2 trophies. Thankyou everyone for your love and support,” Shikhar Dhawan wrote on Twitter.

Off-spinner R Ashwin lauded Dhoni for keeping his calm in the tense match. “What a win!!What composure from the man!!!That was the perfect finish,to what’s been a great 2 months.”

Gautam Gambhir also congratulated the Indian team on their victory. “Well done boys,excellent win last nite to win the finals of tri-series. U deserv it all guys. God bless n keep rolling,” Gambhir wrote on his Twitter handle.

Lanka captain Mathews praises his bowlers

Port-of-Spain: Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews rued the lost momentum towards the end of their innings during the tri-series final,even as he heaped praise on his bowlers for almost defending a paltry score.

“It was a great game,the bowlers showed a lot of character to defend 200. Sanga and Thirimanne batted really well,but we lost momentum after that. Had we played till the end,we could have pushed it to 230-240 and that would have been enough.”

West Indies drop Ramdin for first two ODIs vs Pakistan

Port-of-Spain: West Indies dropped wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin as they named a 13-man squad for the first two one-day international against Pakistan in Guyana. The matches will be played at the Guyana National Stadium July 14 and July 16. The five-match ODI series will be followed by two Twenty20 internationals. Guyana will host the first two ODIs,followed by three ODIs at the Beausejour Cricket Grounds in St Lucia.