Yeah I agree. No point with the ifs and buts, but I don't think the bowlers should be hung out to dry like they have been over the last few years. Batting has been awful in the last 2 tests.
In the five day game batsmen and bowlers both count. England's bowlers won the game as bowlers do and Indiam batsmen lost it as only batsmen can . . .
This test was an allround effort from England, everyone chipped in. Great performance from them.
Congrats to all CW English fans, a well deserved win by England.
Feel bad for all the CW Indian fans, and as Smali mentioned there are some terrific blokes on here. Best of luck in the last game.
i didn't know criticizing your team for their inept batting fell under the category of being a whinging bitch
if it does then calling others whinging bitches for doing so is whinging itself, isn't it? (complaining about others complaining)
Proud Supporter of All Blacks
Zaheer needs to get on the treadmill occasionally. Lazy ****
RIP Craigos"He's [Michael Clarke] on Twitter saying sorry for not walking? Mate if he did that in our side there'd be hell to play. AB would chuck his Twitter box off the balcony or whatever it is. Sorry for not walking? Jesus Christ man."
Ashwin averaging over 50 for the series now.
Batting and bowling...
- As featured in The Independent.
"This is not the time for namby-pamby promising youngsters who might just do something; not the time for building for the future. Pragmatism rules and they don't come more pragmatic than Rogers."
- Victor Marks makes the case for stiff-legged and stiff-armed 35 year old left-handers in Ashes squads
What the selectors will probably pick -
2nd Seamer - If they do decide to drop Ishant, then I guess they'll pick Dinda who's been in the squad for the first three games, unless Yadav is fit.
I'd go for a similar side, except my 2nd seamer would probably be (if fit) Yadav, Praveen, Pankaj in that order. Would love to drop Dhoni for Saha or Kaul, but I don't want another captain to be a scapegoat for his failings.
Last edited by Daemon; 08-12-2012 at 11:54 PM.
Cricinfo says Yadav out of Nagpur test.
It's time for team India to take some responsibility and become accountable.
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