The talking points of the moment

'An attempt to look towards the future'

Sanjay Manjrekar on India's squad for the first Test in the home series against West Indies (07:54)

Producer: Ranjit Shinde

October 29, 2011

Posted by IPSY on (October 30, 2011, 12:31 GMT)

Sanjay, I'm disappoited to hear you saying that because India selectors left out 'only one' of its many tried and tested players in Harbhajan Singh, they are 'forward looking'! Isn't Tendulkar, Dravid and Laxman all north of 37? I also think that Tendulkar's declaration of himself being fit and ready to play against WI the No 8 ranked team in the world is once again true evidence of how much he relishes mediocre stuff: the Bangladeshees, Zimbabweans and now mediocre Sammy and Co. They should not have picked him because he hid himself from the English bowlers while they were in India a few weeks ago. It's quite clear that he is afraid of them after they totured him so badly on India's last tour to England. He was so afraid that he did not want to be any part of a possible 'Revenge Mission' when England came back to India. Thank God for Dhoni and those young brave Indian batsmen. When the WI come with their mediocre stuff, he would show off on it and you all would say 'how great he is'!

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