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A question of balance for India

MS Dhoni's men eventually won with ease but it wasn't without a few problems against the spirited Dutch (00:00)

March 9, 2011

Posted by   on (March 11, 2011, 18:56 GMT)

Who can beat the Indians? no one...........they r the best.

Posted by   on (March 10, 2011, 13:00 GMT)

Yuvi's batting is vulnerable against good teams and we should not read too much into Yuvi's half centuries against minnows; Yuvi has to be considered as a spinner as he is taking couple of wickets in almost every matches; During the recently concluded south african oneday series he almost take two wickets per match and it is high time that he can be put down the order in the batting line up before Harbhajan singh;

As the current cricketing scenario needs allrounders till 9th down , he can better suit in that slot. Ashwin can be included as a spinner (bowler only) and he will be useful to contain the runrate by replacing him with Piyush Chawla. It is adament on the part of dhoni in not considering him . India could have won without ashwin against minnows but it is difficult to do the same against rest of the teams

Posted by wills123 on (March 10, 2011, 4:43 GMT)

India the only consistent team in this world cup won 3 tied 1. Played under different conditions in different approach. 1. Dhaka - On a batting beauty - scored 370 2. Bangalore - Batting pich Made 338 and came back from losing stage to tie the match. Infact Straus was out by edge twice somehow couldn't get that wicket and Bells controversial LBW decision. 3. Bangalore: Slow and sluggish pitch : Chased down calmly on a pressure situation and won the game , South Afcrica spoiled on a same situation and lost to Engalnd Chokers again and Engalnd lost to Ireland the same way 4. Kotla: Noone better than India to analyze this ground , they know only when ball is new there is Run otherwise it keeps low and difficult , so start and got runs in initial 12 overs and then chased cautiosly after that. 5. Nagpur: This is a belter pitch so see Indian Batsmen going to come hard again on South Africa may be another 200 from Sachin , What if Shewag also does the same . tighten your seat belts

Posted by UJ_Sydney on (March 9, 2011, 22:34 GMT)

How could Harsh make such a mistake in his daily commentary for Day 19 - "saying India are on top of Group A"?

Posted by Cricbull on (March 9, 2011, 21:24 GMT)

lol ,look who is talking,if India loses ,there is issue for sure,but even if we win people like you come out with problems.I personally believe on a given day no side is week or strong.We should be happy as long as we are on the winning side.If does not matter if the margin is 1 run or 10 Wickets.

Posted by   on (March 9, 2011, 21:15 GMT)

Top of "Group B" you mean

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