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Smith: It was disappointing not to win

South Africa captain Graeme Smith talks about the drawn match at Newlands that resulted in the drawn series with India (00:00)

January 6, 2011

Posted by   on (January 7, 2011, 6:57 GMT)

Too much attitude !! Never admitting opposition were good, just admitting they were poor !! A glimpse of ponting there.. FOr the reason i think ponting is worst captain to me, same reason, smith is becoming one.. SA is going down the way Australia has, in near future..

I would rather have a captain like strauss and dhoni than smith, who admires good cricket !!

As per hype about india winning at home and gaining number 1:: HELLO! its india's brilliance that they are SO SO dominant at home.. And then they draw or win series away, that makes them number one.. People want SA number one? Can they win series in SA? Not against INdia (worst said to handle pace as they said before), Can they win against england? australia? No team is as dominant as india is at home..

That coupled with consistant performance away from home is why india is # 1.. Deservedly ! there is always a fight for number 2, never for 1... unless india play poor back home..

Posted by   on (January 6, 2011, 20:53 GMT)

i guess it was a pretty decent result. could have been better if it tilted towards india. but i guess being a indian u can never get satisfied.all in all cheers to both the teams for displaying some amazing and absorbing cricket .thats what we like proper competitive cricket.

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