Posts Tagged ‘Jaspreet Sahni’

With nothing happening for them on the field, the mired Pakistan players and officials chose to connive off it to rattle an on-song England outfit and level the One Day International (ODI) series at Lord’s on Monday.

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It wasn’t long ago when the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) – despite enjoying support from most quarters – was given the brush-off by the likes of Dickie Bird and Joel Garner. Invigorating the debate, Sachin Tendulkar has also thrown his weight around, opposing its implementation, and the issue has hogged the limelight once again.

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Competition is always healthy but when it’s for cementing a place in a national sports team – that too cricket, and to top it all, in India – the situation exerts frenzied pulls on every cricket aficionado. And the matter assumes elephantine proportions when the contenders are Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina – two of the most eligible heir-apparents to the Indian middle order.

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The 22-yard strips, like the one used in the second India-Sri Lanka Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in Colombo, will make it difficult for Test cricket to come off the ventilator.

Ever since the advent of T20, Test cricket had to be swiftly moved into the intensive care unit to make sure it negotiates a critical phase of its existence. But when you have close to 1500 runs scored and just 17 wickets fall in five days, bowlers requiring over 200 overs to bowl a side out, two double hundreds and three hundreds scored and a last-wicket partnership lasting almost 30 overs, the dreariness is set to soar and crash through its measurement scale.

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With the World Cup 2011 within touching distance, co-host India’s candidacy for the top ODI honours is sending distress signals from the Sri Lankan soil in the ongoing Test series. The contingency plans – specifically related to injuries – have been laid bare, thanks to the reserve stock, or the lack of it, of India’s pace battery in particular.

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