When England won the Ashes and followed it with a whitewash against India, the British media went over board and claimed that this team is well poised to dominated the world cricket over the next decade. However as expected the things started to fall apart when they started playing in the sub-continent tracks. They were white washed [...]
India win 3 Match ODI series by 1-0
Sachin after deservedly winning the Man of the Match and Man of the Series award, rightly put this victory as a team effort and that statement can be substantiated with the facts. The following is the marks awarded for the players from the Indian team.
India handed Australia a white wash for the second consecutive time in a span of 2 years. Earlier India won the series with 2-0 in 2008 and this time it’s for different time line with same result.
Sachin Tendulkar guides India through to the series victory.
Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting – players in a league of their own.
The true test of any player will be tested when he will be pitched against the odds and unfavorable conditions. Ponting has a vulnerable record on the Indian soil. With the dip of team’s and his form, things can only get worse when you are pitched to battle out against the formidable test side, which is showing all signs to inching towards its cause, to remain Numero Uno.
Though, all the three players showed positive signs during the training session. All of them had good hit and bowling sessions. The other two players who were equally pumped in the nets were Ishant Sharma and Zaheer Khan.
“We respect every opposition. Once you start disrespecting your opponents, you will get beaten” – Hauritz
This contest between India and Australia will be one big show down. As both teams will be battling for the honors. India which is happily sitting on the Numero Uno seat would like to continue its reigns for some more time whereas Australia will be looking to inch up the ladder.