in the first innings triggered the collapse which only accentuates his
contribution on the first day. A few of his cover drives, trust me, were
the best I saw in the entire match --- Arjun Ranatunga
Delhi test against sri lanka is the bone of contention . in both the innings Sourav contributed to team’s batting
handsomely by scoring 40 and 39 . considering both innings runs , amongst
indian he comes 4th amongst Indian batsman . In fact, his
121-run partnership with Sachin Tendulkar in the first innings was the
highest (on either side) in the test.
In innings No.2,
Sourav and Yuvraj stitched together 81. Those runs came at a critical
period and gave Mahendra Singh Dhoni the freedom to explode in his
inimitable manner. And in both the occasion he helped the team to move
into a stables state.
After sourav’s out ..there is total slide in Indian batting in first
innings …it proves the value of the innings…some cover drives in
entire match were best--- said by Ranatunga
in the filed we saw his improved agility coupled with motivating spirit to
give his 110 percentage. He was pro-active in the field, forming part of
the team discussions and even playing a role in discussions with
critics even accepted the fact that still team India needs ganguly’s
batting in middle order. Earlier this season, the selectors kept
Sourav out of the ODIs arguing that experience notwithstanding, a
"winning combination" wouldn't be disturbed simply to
So finally a winning combination including Sourav —India won the Kotla
Test by a massive 188 runs, ensuring the three-Test series can't be lost.
twist! And Twist to the hilt !!
winning combination which was one major reason for not inclusion of Sourav in Sri Lanka and SA in recent time , has been disturbed, but
only to drop Sourav !!
like different rule for different person. As if --- you show me the man, I
will show you the rule! A real customization of rule for Indian
God! Forgive these Indian selectors, Kiran More , Greg Chappell and Rahul
don’t know what they are doing !
axing of Sourav in Delhi Test
the question of media and cricket lovers is same