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Aakash and Sharda on India's playing XI

Aakash Chopra and Sharda Ugra share their views on who should open India's batting, who should bat at the coveted #6 position in the batting order and who will make up India's bowling attack (00:00)

Producers: Gokul Chakravarthy and Suketu Mehta

February 21, 2013

Posted by   on (February 22, 2013, 3:08 GMT)

My team would be...Sehwag, Dhawan, Pujara, Sachin, Kohli, Dhoni, Jadeja, Ishant, Dinda, Kumar/Ashwin(depends on pitch condition), Harbhajan....12th man Rahane Sujit K Ghosh

Posted by   on (February 22, 2013, 1:21 GMT)

Edward Jones would be my pick. His experience would be invaluable for a relatively inexperienced Indian middle order

Posted by   on (February 21, 2013, 22:49 GMT)

What an absurd question. Jadeja finally got his chance as an allrounder and a 5th bowler, which India needs. In his first test, he did very well with the ball and only got to bat ONCE in the test. Surely one would give him at least another two test matches before deciding his future? All of Rahane's international outings have been a failure and Vijay has comprehsenively failed in tests, don't just show his vs Australia record, which is AT HOME.

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