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    Sehwag used the word 5 times and counting...

    you show some patience
    Key was patience
    Their batsmen showed patience more than ours
    They showed patience
    We didn't show enough patience
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    Physician cure thyself, etc.

    Not singling Sehwag out, but that shot just after luncheon showed a distinct lack of the quality he's obsessing on &, ultimately, started the procession.
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    Yes several things indicating a lack of patience and batting intelligence in that Sehwag shot. It was the first ball after lunch, not only was he playing against the spin with a huge gap between bat and pad, but he was playing it with a very open face giving himself even lesser chance of connecting with the ball.
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    ashwins job is to take wickets and he is not doing that


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    as a captain you would prefer your bowlers to take 3 wickets for 80 runs rather than 3 for 150 and put your team behind the match

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    Quote Originally Posted by sli View Post
    ashwins job is to take wickets and he is not doing that
    Yes he hasn't looked terribly effective with the ball, and England have certainly played him well. As you say that is the primary reason he's been selected, but his batting was very impressive today, one or two lessons to be learnt from him by the top order you'd suggest.

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    Literally the only ball I've seen of the Test today was Swann bowling Sehwag.

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    Was chatting to my manager in work earlier about the cricket (he's from Bengal), and he reckons India's big problem is that there's no-one who India's number 1 bowler, no-one the captain can toss the ball to and expect results from. I put forward the case for Ojha being that man in home Tests, but he's not wrong is he?

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    What's Praveen doing on his arse then?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pup Clarke View Post
    What's Praveen doing on his arse then?
    not if he plays 1 game and misses the next 3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    Literally the only ball I've seen of the Test today was Swann bowling Sehwag.

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    india allowed too many english supporters into the stadiums, it didn't feel like a home test

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