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2000 ICC Champions Trophy: Kiwis shock India as Cairns thrashes ton

All of the matches in the 2000 tournament were played in Nairobi, Kenya. There were three qualifying matches before the Quarter Finals, involving Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh and England.

The tournament was won by New Zealand who upset India in the final.Indian captain Sourav Ganguly top scored for India with 117, helped along by his opening partner Sachin Tendulkar who made 69. Scott Styris took two wickets for New Zealand as well as affecting a couple of run outs. New Zealand were struggling in their chase at 5 for 132 when Chris Harris joined Chris Cairns at the crease. The pair put on 122 together until Harris fell for 46 with 9 balls remaining. Cairns however saw his side home, his unbeaten 102 giving his side victory with 2 balls to spare. 15 Oct 2000


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