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 [...]
“After losing the first Test in Nagpur, we got to hear that soon we will lose the number one spot. But here I am standing today after almost a year and we are still number one. To get there is wonderful but to stay there for a year in this competitive era is just fantastic.”
“The Indian team for the World Cup is the strongest batting line-up we have ever seen in world cricket. It looks a balanced team though the bowling is a bit weak. So if they can play to their abilities they can emerge world champions,”
“His qualities as a player and as a person rubbed on Team India as they performed well. MS Dhoni and his men will surely miss him in the dressing room.”
“I can tell you that I was never approached by anyone, neither had we had any discussions about the same in the team meeting.”
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar is all set to return to the Odi squad after remaining away from this limited over format for almost 10 months.
As the history speaks, Selectors more often make some blunders in picking the players during world cup and this time they did it again. The selectors has left out the seasoned Rahul Dravid and also Irfan Pathan.
For some seniors, probably this will be the last tour of their career – So the best is awaiting ahead from these old guards, folks.
Virat Kohli scored 105 runs, became only 6th Indian batsman to score back to back hundred’s in ODI’s.
Harbhajan Singh, the Indian off spinner who is having a sublime time with his bat and also leading with scores of 69,115 and 85* in the last three innings, was showered by his team mate none other then Rahul Dravid and called him as the New Sobers.
Suresh Raina, who made his test debut after replacing injured Yuvraj Singh during Sri Lanka series, has now replaced him in BCCI list of central contract for 2010/11. Raina graduated into Grade A and now he is among the senior most players.
Laxman, who has been on a rescue mission throughout his career and specially this year will be playing his first test at Hyderabad in front of his home crowd.