There may be merit in anointing Greg Chappell as ‘Gabbar Singh’ for Team India. However, do some of the aggrieved parties really fit into the tags of ‘Viru and Jai’?
As attractively as they are packaged, this attempt again is a battle for millimetres, an illusive quest to achieve perfection in marginal decisions, something that has not only backfired in the past in Hawkeye, Snicko-meter, HotSpot etc. but have managed to avert the attention from the play itself with discussions hovering around the efficacy of the technology used.
It is going to be test of character for Virat Kohli as he gets ready for one of his biggest challenge as skipper. He has proved to be a good leader and with his improved temperament, he is looks to be ready to lead the team.
Jacques Kallis may well be one of the greatest all-rounders to have played the game. There was one thing that did not make him stand out was his inability to capture the imagination with some flashy performances, but he was the reliable and solid both with the bat and the ball.
Here's Ishant Sharma's Facebook Wall (Fake) after his brilliant bowling against South Africa in the first Test.
India still has a long way to go in their first Test against South Africa at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. But this innings by Virat Kohli will go a long way to prove that India’s number four spot in Tests is in very safe hands.
Here's Dale Steyn's Facebook Wall (Fake) after he kept the Indian batsmen guessing during the one-dayers.
Preview to India's Test series against South Africa. Mohammad Shami was craving for support from the other end during the one-day series and with an opportunity to bowl with Zaheer Khan in Tests, he cannot ask for more.
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