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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

2016 West Indies tour - Rain prevents India's continued run of No.1

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India dominated the series so much that they rose to No.1 in ICC Test rankings (coupled with Australia's loss to Sri Lanka). The rain gods however decided to put an end to the good times and the final test was washed out so much that only one session was played! India finished at 2-0 but it could have been 4-0! How many such chances will Kohli's India get again?

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

2016 West Indies Tour - India go up 2-0

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India went up 2-0 in the mismatched series againt West Indies, even after baffling team selections (Dhawan and Rohit included at the expense of Pujara). Bhuvi was one exception to the rule who took five wickets to ensure the quick demise of Windies in the first innings. Ashwin scored yet another century while Saha decided to make one of his own. All in all, the Indians won another match and look set to wrap up 3-0 by next test.
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Thursday, August 11, 2016

2016 West Indies tour - Great Windies escape

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Even the staunchest of India's supporters would have been embarassed at the way India dominated the test match in the first two days of 2nd test match. But, rain and dogged batting by the hosts allowed them to escape from the test unscathed. The Indians did nothing wrong except hitting the final nail of the coffin.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

2016 West Indies tour - India dominate match to go up 1-0

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It was a team performance in the lop-sided first test match. Virat Kohli started the dominance with a 200, supported by century from Ashwin and fifties from Dhawan and contributions throughout the order. When it was the turn with the ball, the fast bowlers led the way in first innings with Umesh Yadav and returning Mohd Shami taking 4 wickets each. In the 2nd innings, Ashwin completed a fine match by taking 7 wickets on the last day. Kohli couldnt have been happier - great start to a series that the Indians can outpower the hosts now!

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Friday, July 22, 2016

2016 West Indies tour - Kumble and Kohli start their stint

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Anil Kumble couldnt have asked for an easier start to his stint as Indias head coach - a tour to West Indies that need not be straight-forward but gives the management chances to experiment a bit. Let us see how it pans out.

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The team looks no different to the previous overseas test tour. The keeper slot is iffy after Dhonis retirement but Saha has the confidence still. Both teams are coming after their respective T20 leagues - will it have any impact on the run-making?

India will win the series 2-0 is my prediction but the Windies can turn the series upside down if they put their mind.

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Kumble, MSD , KohliAnil

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Anil Kumble was the captain who handed over the reins to MSD in test matches. Dhoni retired from test matches Down Under and passed the baton to Virat Kohli. Now, who has Kohli got company as coach?Anil again!Graduation of Kumble happened so quick, too quick to believe.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Friday, April 01, 2016

T20 World Cup - India crash out thanks to no-balls

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India were one of the top favorites to win the T20 crown at home (in a tournament that was quite open. They crashed out in Mumbai despite the heroics of Virat Kohli with bat and ball. While the batsmen did well to post a challenging score, the bowlerslet the team down with two crucial no-balls(and the catch on boundary line). Windies came out swinging literally and despite losing Gayle early, showed enough depth to win easily.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

T20 World Cup - Kohli shows Sachin qualities to steer India to semis

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India versus Australia in a World Cupquarterfinal clash at Mohali. Yuvraj did it for India in the 50 over World Cup. This time, his main highlight was of getting Steven Smith early. Enough has been said about Kohli already. He is becoming the Tendulkar of this team - this is not good news for it means the other batsmen are not performing. That will be crucial in semifinal.