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Friday, October 14, 2005

'Super' test - day 2 open thread

Yeah...well...I thought atleast some of you may still catch the action?...ahh...atleast there's a chance of Sehwag's firework later in the day. Maybe a Lara/Freddie special too?...yeah wishing for moon, I know :-)

Anyways...open thread...might catch up later in the day...

452 Comments:

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    By Blogger Rosa Benito, at 18:52  

  • Fuck off rosa benito !!!

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 18:59  

  • DC Headline:

    "Sachin spiked Sourav"

    http://www.deccan.com/home/homedetails.asp#Sachin%20spiked%20Sourav

    By Blogger Rajg, at 19:21  

  • rajg nice link there, very interesting read

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 19:34  

  • It keeps getting murkier and murkier.

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 19:36  

  • Et tu, Sachin? Then Fall, Ganguly!

    By Blogger roublen, at 19:48  

  • Dont remember exactly but wasnt it known before the Aussie tour that SRT would be out because of the injury? Hopefully, this "toursit" comment was the reason why he decided to play T3 and 4

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:20  

  • toney, is SS on ?
    I keep geting 401 error.

    By Blogger CrickTip, at 20:26  

  • ctip, mine works. Hussein in the studio, same link as yesterday

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:27  

  • a lil bit of rain today morn at SCG< damn, dont want to lose any bit of time here

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:29  

  • Read the "spiking" article. If true, it shows that selectors are thinking on the same lines that many of us are thinking on this blog: give ultimatum to VS and HS on their non-performance AND give long run to RD as captain to either solidify his position with good results or make way for someone else.

    If true, it also shows that word of SRT still carries a lot of weight. On a lighter note, probably he can keep performing the clean-up act "quitely". ;-) He will have to be carefull of his own performances, though. He can't claim reservations of playing under someone if his own performances remain inconsistent.

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 20:29  

  • cricktip:

    SS is working for me too... yesterday's URL...

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 20:30  

  • Hussein talking abt Ponting's toss at Edgbaston and he was immediately reminded of his poor decision at Brisbane LOL

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:33  

  • Has play started ?

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 20:33  

  • nope, rain delay, seems like a slight drizzle. Curator says so...

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:36  

  • Another dressing room leak here? Who to blame here, SG again?

    By Blogger bouncer, at 20:37  

  • toney / ruchir,

    same id yesterday and last week for ODI and it did work a bit yesterday. today it is always 401 error.

    any suggestions??

    By Blogger CrickTip, at 20:37  

  • id is stored under Open URL, drop down box and I just select and Open..but the damn 401..

    By Blogger CrickTip, at 20:39  

  • Mine (ss) is working ok

    By Blogger bouncer, at 20:41  

  • file->Play URl (or cntrl L) Are you on a wired or wirelss connection? Enough bandwidth today?

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:41  

  • ctip, I am not sure if it was the same as last week's ODIs, seemed similar. But I had used the one they sent through the automated email yesterday.
    Also, try restarting your system. Yesterday was nt great, so dont go by that. Today seems fine

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:42  

  • toney, thanks, must be the threat of your name..LOL. it is working.

    By Blogger CrickTip, at 20:43  

  • threat of my name? Didnt exactly understand :)

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:46  

  • bigger crowd today

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:46  

  • thats plumb

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:48  

  • so for a change, Freddie gets him bowling over the wkt

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:48  

  • damn, gilchrist out.

    By Blogger roublen, at 20:50  

  • roublen, its a good thing in a way. The WXI will look forward to the better batting conditions today

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:52  

  • yeah, I wanted to see him bat a bit;) missed most of his innings yesterday.

    By Blogger roublen, at 20:53  

  • roublen, me too. I am sure WXI wouldnt miss him though, he climbed a bit into Vettori yesterday

    By Blogger Toney, at 20:57  

  • interesting how many bowlers are front on these days. harmison, flintoff, mcgrath, lee. . .

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:00  

  • Harmison starts up with a 9-ball over.

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 21:01  

  • holding just says that he doesn't believe in a large leap for a bowler's delivery. Starting to drizzle.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:04  

  • warne out edged flintoff

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:05  

  • good ball, fullish good length on off, warne tries to defend, edges it. maybe a bit of outswing.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:07  

  • somehow i dont agree with the whole aussies were on top at stumps on day 1.

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:12  

  • flintoff does it again! lee out, edged to 1st slip.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:12  

  • no, they weren't. it was about even.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:13  

  • is SS working for you guys? its buffering all the time for me.

    By Blogger Vick, at 21:14  

  • I would say the Aussies have the edge now...there is a lot of swing in these conditions...Aussies will be happy to come out and bowl.

    By Blogger Jiet, at 21:16  

  • bowled slightly wide of crease, slanting in toward the off stump, pitches outside off and seemingly headed toward the stumps, lee plays to defend the slant, a bit of outswing and lee edges it to slip.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:16  

  • exactly roublen, about even would be the exact words i would use, meanwhile flintoff sticking to basics and delivering, bad batting also i must say.

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:17  

  • vick, it was doing that for me earlier. seems okay now.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:17  

  • Run Out...Rahul Dravid...

    By Blogger ilovecricket, at 21:18  

  • HAHA!

    Cricinfo says that Mcgrath falls lbw to flintoff!!

    By Blogger Jiet, at 21:19  

  • great throw from dravid.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:20  

  • I didn't realize initially the umpires had given the runout either.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:20  

  • guys, can you imagine, they lost their last 3 when I was away for 10 mins

    By Blogger Toney, at 21:21  

  • Gotta agree with jiet...batting is going to be tough in these conditions and the metronome bowling. If World XI is 75-1 at lunch I will be happy.

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 21:21  

  • ruchir, bob simpson says that modern batsmen aren't good at playing swing bowling. don't know if it's true. I guess it makes a diference if it's swinging at 137 or swinging at 127

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:23  

  • Lets see how VS does...keeping my fingers caused..

    By Blogger ilovecricket, at 21:23  

  • oops! crossed :-)

    By Blogger ilovecricket, at 21:24  

  • yeah toney, the run out in particular was so sudden I din't realize it had happened. neither did Cricinfo, apparently.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:24  

  • players are out on the field.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:28  

  • roublen, not watching the match?

    By Blogger Toney, at 21:28  

  • yeah, clannzu. 75/1 would be a goods start

    By Blogger Jiet, at 21:29  

  • yeah, I am, guess I still have the instincts of someone who's not watching, though;)

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:29  

  • Hussein has predicted Smith lbw before lunch :) Wonder if he remembers his "Graeme who" comment

    By Blogger Toney, at 21:29  

  • south african batsmen have the most boring & ugly techniques possible. but they're solid, & get runs.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:31  

  • stern test for VS..

    By Blogger ilovecricket, at 21:32  

  • You guys on SS, I have a few questions:
    1. What is the speed?
    2. Is it 7$ for a month as in just October or is it a month from the day I register?
    3. When is the India SL series?

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:37  

  • ruchi, will reply once dinner is done, my hands are not free :)

    By Blogger Toney, at 21:38  

  • month from the day you register. $7 a month, I think you have to sign up for 2 months at first. the 12 onedays are I think from oct 25 (or 23) to the last week of november.

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:40  

  • thanks toney, akele akele math khaya karo, hows the rain there by the way? it's a washout here man.
    So looking forward to see VS and RD, especially because after the selection of the ODI Squad for SL it seems as though a new phase of Indian Cricket has dawned upon.

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:40  

  • mcgrath not looking very accurate here. maybe having trouble with the swing?

    By Blogger roublen, at 21:40  

  • IS this match coming live on video ..... or is there an audio commentary available

    By Blogger indCric, at 21:42  

  • do sporting streams telecast all 12 matches?

    By Blogger NaReN, at 21:42  

  • live audio at www.abc.au/cricket

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:43  

  • The website of sportingstreams looks fish .... What is the $7 for ....

    By Blogger indCric, at 21:43  

  • Ruchi ... have you got the website correct. does'nt seem to work

    By Blogger indCric, at 21:45  

  • www.abc.net.au

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 21:46  

  • http://abc.net.au/streaming/cricket/cricket.asx

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:46  

  • Ruchi .... Thanks bro .....
    Thanks_chappel .... Thanks Chappel

    By Blogger indCric, at 21:48  

  • thanks a buch ruchi!

    By Blogger Bharuch12, at 21:48  

  • indcric - its 7 punds for 60 days and they show not only cricket but other sporting events as well.. well worth the 7 pounds..

    By Blogger Tiger, at 21:49  

  • Tiger .... That sounds cheap ... doesnt it .... Is the cricket coming live ....

    By Blogger indCric, at 21:49  

  • I am liking the use of technology.. I guess that will make it all the more interesting..

    we will find out what use technology for user with data to analyze..

    I guess it will help bowlers a bit and make it all the more attractive.. more results..

    and on the top of it SRT woont be screwed by people like buckner..
    we have data to see whether it will slow any games..

    I guess more dismissials will offset the delays..

    and countries like India will benifit because it will help our lower level of fitness levels and we will more breaks because of delays.. I am not saying we should stop working on fitness..

    In the wake of the fact, if we dont have any umpire in elite pannel, let make the technology talk so that nobody could excercise bias..

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 21:53  

  • yeah indicric it's coming in live and i m a girl not a guy!

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:54  

  • Well...if Lee bowls short and wide Sehwag will have kill him....the line is wrong

    By Blogger Jiet, at 21:54  

  • i m going at a tangent, i know we are brown and we love math so guys check out the show numbers on cbs 2, it starts in 5 minutes, superb application of math, axo sehwag reminding us of the strokemaker that he is, good stuff here, nice timing although he should try to play on the ground and not in the air.

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:55  

  • why do we worry about bad lenght of Lee.. let it be. I like Sehwag when he hit boundaries..

    its good that he is macing minum menace of McGrath.. that guy is amazing.. I like this enemy.

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 21:56  

  • Ruchi ...... Thanks and apologize for getting the gender wrong ... The name should have given it anyway ...

    By Blogger indCric, at 21:56  

  • facing

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 21:56  

  • I like your apology "indcric"

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 21:57  

  • I would rather that Sehwag score runs against good bowling.

    chappell...what does macing minum menace mean?

    By Blogger Jiet, at 21:59  

  • i am just kidding! i know i am among the fewest teen girls who is into cricket

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 21:59  

  • Maybe Lee shouldn't open the bowling...he is always expensive with the new ball. Not that I'm complaining...this is fun. ;)

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 22:00  

  • facing minimum meanace

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:01  

  • stupid shot by GS

    By Blogger Tiger, at 22:02  

  • gone

    By Blogger Tiger, at 22:02  

  • oh ok...

    well Lee strikes!

    By Blogger Jiet, at 22:02  

  • jiet,

    No i dont want Sehwag's continous burst produce any mindless mistake..

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:03  

  • Who are the commentators right now on ABC radio ?

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 22:03  

  • RD in...

    By Blogger ilovecricket, at 22:03  

  • GS is just overrated! Michael Vaughan should have been the opener and the captain for ROW

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 22:03  

  • ruchi, MV's record in Aus is also awesome though I am not sure he is an exceptional captain. GS isnt either

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:04  

  • india vs australia. ruchi, the show looks interesting

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:05  

  • Clarke's look on that Sehwag cut said a lot

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:05  

  • roublen, touch wood

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:05  

  • Wohoo the men in blue, the world's most solid defense player with arguably the world's powerful striker of the ball against the world's most potent attack, treat to watch :) (I managed to get a link where the quality sucks but hey something is better than nothing).

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 22:05  

  • I think Smith is fine player...I would have picked Vaughan or Fleming as captain

    By Blogger Jiet, at 22:06  

  • DOn't think Graeme Smith is over-rated at all...averages 55 in tests and has done well against Australia. Now whether he should be captain is another debate altogether. Still I think he did pretty well on the field yesterday.

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 22:06  

  • any comments on use of technology..

    I wrote something up.. are you guys not interested on commenting it..

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:08  

  • damn

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:08  

  • damn, that looked like the SRT dismissal from WC 1999 (against who else). In fact, RD was out in similar fashion in that match too

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:09  

  • Dravid goes!

    By Blogger Jiet, at 22:09  

  • captain scores a hundred :)

    By Blogger Vick, at 22:09  

  • look at cricinfo.. MacPigeon strikes..

    Lara wont make many.. nor would Inzi.. its all on Sehwag

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:11  

  • time to relieve dravid of the burdens of captaincy;)

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:11  

  • now, the knives will be sharpened. RD burdened by captaincy LOL

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:12  

  • Look at Lara shuffling...

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:12  

  • vick.. Dont start yet. Its not even an Indian Match.. distractions are there.. Night calls.. stuff.. and new son.

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:12  

  • its still indie-a vs australia

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:12  

  • I think Inzi will come good.

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:13  

  • Inzi doesnt like Aussie test grounds

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:14  

  • Lara always shuffles...but incredibly for all his movement and high back-lift he gets behind the ball and is able to place the ball to all parts of the ground.

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 22:14  

  • Dravid is INCONSISTENT....bring back the more RESPONSIBLE Ganguly... ;)

    By Blogger Jiet, at 22:14  

  • why is shuffling a bad thing?

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:15  

  • The last time Lara toured Aussie land, McG got him caught at point, bowling round the wkt. Lara seemed obstinate to want to slash at deliveries and McG had a good time. Wonder if the same will happen here.

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:15  

  • The shuffle is part of Lara's flourish, awesome to watch

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:16  

  • thanks chappel - technology is always good, when you have it, why not use it! and yes no more personal battles!

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 22:16  

  • I bet Sehwag and Lara are discussing the pros and cons of a shuffle

    By Blogger Jiet, at 22:16  

  • roublen with the swing movement due to the overcast conditions makes lara vulnerable to lbws.

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 22:17  

  • roublen, understood why a shuffle isnt that great?

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:18  

  • Poor Dravid....tough days are just beginning for him...Hope he pulls through..

    By Blogger ilovecricket, at 22:18  

  • Why shouldnt it be started chappel? And why offer excuses like distraction? How many have captain scored in all his innings in Aussie land?

    By Blogger Vick, at 22:18  

  • Yeah...I remember my coach telling me that balance and a still head it "paramount" when I made contact with the ball. But Lara is just a genius

    By Blogger Jiet, at 22:18  

  • so that's why shuffling is a bad thing;)

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:20  

  • Fuck..Lara gone !!!

    By Blogger ClannZú, at 22:20  

  • deserved to be bowled around the legs for that kind of a shuffle. Not the ideal preparations for a WI tour coming up. Noy, that'll be interesting, with some really good players in Samuels, Sarwan, Lara to face McG

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:21  

  • Any bets on what Aaloo will score?

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:21  

  • ruchi, In case there are no personal battles, I can go with what I have and have the factor of uncertainity and luck.

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:21  

  • Tiger / Ruchi ... I just subscribed to Sporting stream.... How do I get access to the cricket match ....

    By Blogger indCric, at 22:22  

  • Oh, its Kallis

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:22  

  • Inzi.. under 10.

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:22  

  • but its kallis.

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:22  

  • lbw...good call ruchi

    By Blogger Bharuch12, at 22:22  

  • indcric, go to Sports Links, you'll see an email where you have to send a mail with cricket in the subject and your username in the matter part. Do that, you get the link

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:23  

  • I meant "email ID", in the forum for this match, not "email"

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:23  

  • Any guesses how many Sehwag will score?

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:23  

  • ind cric
    go to forum

    By Blogger Tiger, at 22:24  

  • send an email to superseries4@gmail.com with cricket in subject line and your username in the body of the email

    By Blogger Tiger, at 22:24  

  • TOney .... The sportslink ... is it on the sporting stream web site ot in WinAmp

    By Blogger indCric, at 22:25  

  • Sehwag.. 170+

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:25  

  • damn chappell... such high hopes? Actually, he just might score them. He hsas a knack of getting lucky chances...

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:26  

  • thanks chappel..Tumhare muh me ghee shakkar...

    By Blogger ilovecricket, at 22:26  

  • Aussies and English should be afraid of number of LBWs spinners will get in India and SL

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:27  

  • Very good eyes that Sehwag has, eyeing the ball like a football, makes a huge difference.

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 22:28  

  • indcric, on home page, you'll see Forums
    In Forums, go to Sports Links

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:29  

  • my bets 71 :)

    By Blogger NaReN, at 22:29  

  • indcric:

    Here is the link from where you can get the email id for super test...

    http://www.sportingstreams.com/sport/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=3507

    copy paste this link once you have logged in to sportingstreams.com

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:29  

  • You could clearly see that Sehwag hasnt face McGrath much.. You can talk all about excellence.. But luck is on our side too.

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:30  

  • There, go to " Live Cricket: Supertest: Australia v Rest Of World XI DAY 2" Instructions are found there

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:30  

  • indcric - send an email.. scroll up - I have given the instructions..

    By Blogger Tiger, at 22:31  

  • If you want to enjoy yourself with open eyes, watch Sehwag thrash Aussies..

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:31  

  • Toney ... Thanks ... I did send the Email .... How long does it take to get the URL.

    By Blogger indCric, at 22:32  

  • 2 mins

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:33  

  • If your username : ABC
    Email: DEF@XYZ.COM

    replace username:password
    with ABC:DEFXYZ.COM

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:34  

  • Guys cricinfo comment on the match.. its wow.

    By Blogger Thanks Chappel, at 22:35  

  • toney .... having a problem .... dont seem to get the Email from them .... Not clear on your instructions ABC:DEFXYZ.COM ..... WHen do you do this .... After the receipt of EMail is it ...

    By Blogger indCric, at 22:39  

  • use this link
    username is you id on sportslink
    and email is the emailid you use there to register. Also remove the @ sign from email address.
    http://username:emailid@bigone.redirectme.net:3535/;stream.nsv

    By Blogger Vick, at 22:42  

  • toney remeber in the afternoon (EST) you mentioned what a site would be to see Lara and RD fighting .
    we may have to wait for second innings i guess.
    RD hasn't really played well thru-out this series.

    By Blogger Pankaj Tripathi, at 22:42  

  • i mean sportingstream

    By Blogger Vick, at 22:43  

  • pankaj, sad things dont work like I want them to :)

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:46  

  • indcric:
    So with my eg above, it'll be

    http://ABC:DEFXYZ.COM@bigone.redirectme.net:3535/;stream.nsv

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:46  

  • hussain also seem unhappy with VVSL left out :)

    By Blogger Pankaj Tripathi, at 22:47  

  • Please tell me about live video broadcast. I have the audio for the game that is currently going on, but no straming video. Is anyone getting it? What about India Vs. Sri Lanka? Thanks in Advance.

    By Blogger Alex, at 22:47  

  • Hey Thanks Chappel, How is it going?

    By Blogger J, at 22:47  

  • alex, go to sportingstreams.com, register, pay through pay pal when you get their email,
    Then follow instructions above

    By Blogger Toney, at 22:48  

  • all the international people are commenting on Laxman being left out. Guess Suresh Raina's good fielding doesn't frighten them very much;)

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:48  

  • alex:

    you can watch all cricket matches on sportingstreams.com

    sign up their and pay $12.54 for 60 days thru paypal. You can watch all cricket matches for 60 days in that amount.

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:49  

  • why did lara refuse to join the captains meeting .. The WI board is no better then Indian when its comes to player management .

    By Blogger Pankaj Tripathi, at 22:50  

  • By the way, I am a new blogger to this thread. Hi everyone. Have been wanting to join a site like this for so long.

    By Blogger Alex, at 22:50  

  • Hey Ruchir / Toney

    Can you tell us the band width ?

    By Blogger indian, at 22:51  

  • Thanks Ruchi, much appreciated. Shall try the site prompto!!

    By Blogger Alex, at 22:52  

  • indian:

    I am getting 138 kbps... pretty good.

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:52  

  • indian:

    right now it is 186 kbps...

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:52  

  • Alex apart from an admirer of the game do you suppot any cricketing nation in particular ?

    By Blogger Pankaj Tripathi, at 22:52  

  • Thanks VIck .... That worked ....

    By Blogger indCric, at 22:53  

  • BTW, has anyone heard anything new about Prem's wife?

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:53  

  • WOW... 138 kbps for just $12... I can't wait to register.

    Thanks Ruchir

    By Blogger indian, at 22:53  

  • One of the commentators had an interesting iobservation about sehwag. He said Sehwag does well in tests because there are more fielders in close catching position allowing him to hit boundaries in the air. In ODIs that is not the case therefore he does not do as well. Interesting.

    By Blogger Ashvin Iyengar, at 22:54  

  • indian:

    You're welcome.

    By Blogger Ruchir Joshi, at 22:56  

  • I don't think so. Sehwag opens in ODI and has the benefit of field restriction. It look like he plays fast bowlers well. He has a trouble bating agints good swing bowlers who can move the ball.

    By Blogger indian, at 22:56  

  • ashvin, could be right. He's an opener, so the fielders are still in the circle, but maybe they're on the outer parts of the circle , unlike in tests.

    By Blogger roublen, at 22:57  

  • Not right Ashvin. There are only 2 fielders outside the circle when Veeru plays. He hardly gets out caight in ODI these days. It has to do more with defensive bowling and his insistence on playing too many shots. In tests he dont try to play shots on every ball. And that controlled aggression works.

    By Blogger Vick, at 23:03  

  • My theory is that Sehwag does not like to rotate strike in ODIs...in Tests there is no pressure to rotate strike.

    By Blogger Jiet, at 23:03  

  • Would lara be admirable of the technology usage in the game specially in LBW ?
    Shuffling mostly used to be advantageous for batsman to avoind Plumbs . may not be any more ...

    By Blogger Pankaj Tripathi, at 23:08  

  • will World X1 reach 200? I doubt it very much; can't ask Flintoff to do everything everytime!

    By Blogger Yacrik, at 23:10  

  • It will be interesting for someone to analyze sehwag's dismissals in ODIs tho. From what I have been told and remember, he rarely gets out playing a defensive stroke.

    By Blogger Ashvin Iyengar, at 23:10  

  • in fact ashvin, he got out fedning a short pitched delivery from Lee in the first ODI against the Aussies

    By Blogger Jiet, at 23:11  

  • Also during IND-AUS series ,Ausses had their detailed study about Sehwag shots, They won't leave any field placing or bowling spot go futile if they are aware of it.
    So let us give this guy some credit when he deserves.

    By Blogger Pankaj Tripathi, at 23:12  

  • back on air, and lara haha i don't know guys he just isn't the same class as tendulkar

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 23:12  

  • guys any idea how much these row and aussie players get paid for these games?

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 23:13  

  • Ruchi,
    I think he is just out of touch ..
    Playing great players watch is a different site ot behold.
    I wont get to player to player comparison.
    Different players have different strengths

    By Blogger Pankaj Tripathi, at 23:14  

  • ruchi: wonder who pays for all the player clothing...

    By Blogger Yacrik, at 23:15  

  • even if it increases LBW's it's still a good technology. earlier batters had uncovered pitches, no bowling machines to practice on, etc. these batters can handle harsher LBW's.

    BTW. Sehwag's strike rate in tests is better than Bradman's. Sehwag's is 73. Badman's was like 60-65. interesting.

    By Blogger roublen, at 23:16  

  • Lara has not played in 6 months... Dravid played like a tailender and nicked one needlessly.

    By Blogger Yacrik, at 23:16  

  • sanjay manjrekar should be banned from commentary, what the hell is "with the advent of technology we wont see the sight of the players celebrating after getting the umpire's nod for a lbw decision"

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 23:16  

  • so what part of the world are you guys from?

    By Blogger Ruchi Shah, at 23:17  

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