Cricket: Record Indian partnership

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The Independent Online
THE India captain, Mohammad Azharuddin, and Ajay Jadeja hit sparkling centuries in a one-day world record stand of 275 to crush Zimbabwe by 32 runs in their triangular one-day series match in Cuttack yesterday.

Skipper Azharuddin scored an unbeaten 153 off 149 balls and Jadeja made 116 not out as India recovered from 26 for 3 to score 301 for 3 in 50 overs after being sent in to bat on a damp wicket. In reply, Zimbabwe were all out for 269. despite a defiant 102 from opener Grant Flower.