'Ability to chase makes India favourites'

Sharga Ugra and Amol Muzumdar join Raunak Kapoor to preview the seventh and final ODI between India and Australia

November 1, 2013

Posted by   on (November 3, 2013, 13:39 GMT)

Ability to chase AT HOME ONLY.. and struggle to score or chase overseas...CONDITIONS APPLY

Posted by   on (November 2, 2013, 5:45 GMT)

it is very transparent that with the absence of Mitchel Johnson, the Indians will totally dominate today's proceedings at Bangalore

Posted by TheBigBoodha on (November 2, 2013, 1:37 GMT)

I don't think India's batting gives them any great advantage. If they bat first their bowling is so weak Australia will run down the total 9 times out of 10. Same goes for if AUS bat first. It's no coincidence that no team so far has won any of the 5 games batting first, including the T20. Given that the toss is a 50/50 call, saying India are favourites is simply wishful thinking.

Posted by TheLastLaugh on (November 2, 2013, 0:04 GMT)

This is Shankar Anand here, First of all- Its a pleasure to see Amol in the show after a long time..Coming to the final ODI, Its looks to be another high scoring game in Bangalore, based on what we have seen in the IPL. I will not be surprised, even if the team batting first scores more than 400 and is chased down successfully by the team batting second. It will also be really interesting seeing what happens to Indian batting if the opening partnership and Kohli fail for a change, when India are again chasing a huge total.. Raina and Yuvi are not in good nick, but that will be negated to an extent, with Mitchell Johnson, the tormentor in chief not being there.. Stage set for a Humdinger..Bring it on!!!!..

Posted by   on (November 2, 2013, 0:00 GMT)

It appears that Kohli with his run making juggernaut going from strength to strength providing comparisons with legendry batting hegemonies like Viv Richards, Barry Richards , Gary Sobers , Lara and Tendulkar. This also enhances India's stature in International cricket further.

Keep it up and continue in the same vein so u can set an exemplary role in the fine art of batsmanship for future indian cricketers of promise.

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