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'It was a privilege being in Chennai'

The joys of the first Test, in David Lloyd's last show for the season (03:17)

December 18, 2008

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Posted by baadman_indian on (December 19, 2008, 3:55 GMT)

it was indeed a privilege to have a test in India thanks to courageous England and it was a privilege to watch a test match of this caliber with all the talks of twenty20. the Chennai's epic test match will be hard to match since Chennai had Swann very 1st over of his test career with two wickets, Strauss marvelous centuries in both innings, Sehwags blistering 83 to pave the way for India and make him the highest run getter in 08' placing him seventh in the all-time list for most runs in a calender year and he still has one more test before the calender year ends and last but not the least Sachin's match winning knock of 103* to set his personal record straight and helping India record the 4th highest successful run chase in Test history.

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