Indian Cricket Team has given a wonderful diwali gift to the religious followers of cricket. A 5-0 win against the visiting English team is an apt revenge for the awful series of defeats Indian team had suffered during its England visit earlier. Though Dhoni has refused to call it a revenge series (read it as a reality check for England) – its Captain cool’s greatness.
Though , the saying ‘Lions at home and cat outside’ goes well with both these teams. But the reversal of role is a welcome change for the Indian side. The young Indian Side – inspite of absence of the likes of Sachin, Zaheer and Sehwag – has won each of the five games quite comfortably. What is most amusing is there has been a different hero for India in each of their win.
I am personally waiting for Former England captain Mr. Nasser Hussain’s response on England’s whitewash. He had earlier said “I would say the difference between the two side is the fielding. England are an all-round good fielding side. I do believe that India have few…3 or 4 very good fielders and one or two donkeys in the field still”
when one of the Indian fielders misjudged a catch. While , in this England’s visit to India , especially English wicketkeeper Keiswetter misjudged every other catch (except the odd ones which got stuck in his gloves). I wonder , what Nasser Hussain has to say Now !!!.
Alaister Cook’s team has looked lacking in all the three departments of the game. On the other hand, Captain Cool has delivered on every ocassion his team needed him. Indian side has looked a well balanced and a matured cricketing side. With Kohli and Raina rising to grab the responsibility coming their way and the genuine pace bowlers Umesh yadav & Varun Aaron have been the find of the series.
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Its NOW or NEVER!!