Thursday, December 16, 2010

Been There Done That...



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There was a sense of familiarity to the way India folded to South Africa today. It was numbing to watch but it was not entirely unexpected. There were far too many I-told-you-so moments...

Even so, let me tell you it is quite rare for a touring Indian team to be knocked out for under 150 in the first innings of a Series Opener.

Its happened only once before.

During India's second tour to England in 1936, the first Test at Lords saw India bowled out for 147. India came back strongly bowling England out to gain a first innings lead of 13.

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2 comments:

Shridhar Jaju said...

It is unlikely here that India will manage a 13 run lead or even restrict South Africa's lead to 13 runs...

Golandaaz said...

making no predictions....just was surprised that this was only the second time ever we have started a series with such an abject display