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Old 17th August 2010, 22:10   #5671
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What about the rules ? Don't the runs scored by a batsman on a no-ball count in the 50 over game ? Then what kind of a fuddled logic is applied when a team needs a run and if it's a no-ball the game's over without counting the runs scored of the bat !

Amazing - I think ICC better re-think a few rules asap.

And for a change, I like BCCI's attitude - they won't pursue the matter after the apology has been delivered.
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Old 25th September 2010, 00:27   #5672
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Not very sporting by Randiv at all ! I don't think it was a 'team plan' by Sri Lanka though to deny Viru a well deserved hundred !
Its a black mark on Sri Lankan Cricket. I wonder how they will wipe this mark. Banning Randiv is just the start.

And, how did this piece miss this forum? Bradman best, Sehwag greater than Sachin: Study
Two economists - Vani K Borooah, and John E Mangan - published their research paper titled “The Bradman Class: An Exploration of Some Issues in the Evaluation of Batsmen for Test Matches, 1877-2006”. Sehwag is the only Indian in Top 10 !! Truly a proud moment for our country !!!

Australians are here on Indian shores and they play Presidents XI today. Will Sehwag score one more (triple century) and match Bradman?
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The d'day is here. Aussies win toss and are batting. Hopeful they will windup today and India bats tomorrow morning.

India lineup:
  1. Sehwag,
  2. G Gambhir,
  3. R Dravid,
  4. SR Tendulkar,
  5. VVS Laxman,
  6. SK Raina,
  7. MS Dhoni,
  8. Harbhajan Singh,
  9. I Sharma,
  10. Z Khan &
  11. PP Ojha
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Well, the moment is here, Sehwag takes strike !!!
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Sehwag off to 50 in 38 balls , a strike rate of 131 in test cricket
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If Ishant was involved in spot fixing, he would have made a lot of money yesterday
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Moment is here again, Sehwag on strike !!

Umpiring has been very bad in this match. Hope it doesn't affect India getting 216.
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Moment is here again, Sehwag on strike !!

Umpiring has been very bad in this match. Hope it doesn't affect India getting 216.
The umpires already made a blunder in the chase by giving Gambhir out when it was clear inside edge.
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Interestingly poised. Looks like Dravid and Sehwag will have to use all their expertise to ward off this spell of hostile bowling, and may I add, umpiring.

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There is very little chance for India to win from the current position of 55/4.
They need rain for 2 sessions to at least look for a draw. Else loosing this match to Aussies looks imminent.
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There is very little chance for India to win from the current position of 55/4.
They need rain for 2 sessions to at least look for a draw. Else loosing this match to Aussies looks imminent.
Ohh India will win easily. Zak will score a half century and India will win with 4 wickets in hand. And that too before tea

Hope what I said above comes true.
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We may still be able to come up with a win if Tendulkar sticks in and both Dhoni and Bajji can rally around him although it does seem a tough ask from here !
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Well we still have one recognised batsman to come (Dhoni), and a master is already at the crease. If only laxman's back gets ok, then we do have a match. Anything can happen in the game.

Only thing that we need to ensure is to keep scoring runs, not just keeping wickets.
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Tendulkar out for 38.
India 119/6, still 97 runs to win. Looks like a daunting task.
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Pressure got him ! Yet another chance missed for Tendulkar to prove that he is a test-match winner.
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Tendulkar out for 38.
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