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Cricket News - 2002-01-26


India's cricket team has defeated England by four wickets in the third one-day international match in Madras.

Star batsman Sachin Tendulkar led the Indians with 68 runs, his 54th one-day half-century. Virender Sehwag added another 51 runs as India reached 221 for six.

England won the toss and Captain Nasser Hussain, a native of Madras, decided to bat first. The English Captain fell for only one run and his team managed only 217 all out. Ajit Agarkar took four English wickets while allowing only 34 runs. Michael Vaughan was the top scorer for England with 43 runs.

The win gives India a 2-1 lead in the six-match series. The next match is Monday in Kanpur.

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