Originally Posted by Jono
I don't understand the not picking Mendis because India reads him argument. That's fine if you're selecting Randiv over him. But you're selecting Randiv over Herath, and Kulasekera over Mendis.
So India may be able to pick Mendis, but it's not like they can't pick Kulasekera's bowling either
IMO they lost the game as soon as Malinga finished his first spell. Neither Kulasekara nor Perera put the Indian batsmen under any sort of pressure. Gambhir, for the first 20 or so deliveries looked scratchy as hell.