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'Dhoni was ahead of Smith in this match'

Sanjay Manjrekar and Daryll Cullinan analyse the first South Africa-India Test, in Johannesburg

December 22, 2013

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Posted by Lodhisingh on (December 24, 2013, 4:47 GMT)

@Krishna Darooka, Had Sachin played there would have been much more runs(remember his last series in SA?) that what rahane scored in this match, so we would have still saved the match there.

Posted by Pathiyal on (December 23, 2013, 9:52 GMT)

indian bowlers under zaheer definitely look a bit more self assured, but i would say just not enough to beat S africans! applauds to ms though, the way he is managing with the bare minimum he possess in terms of resources. btw, people are still wasting their time to tarnish the image of someone whose name is written in bold in the books of the game as well as the hearts of the cricket lovers. i advise them to go by what the people who have played at higher levels say about him :-)

Posted by   on (December 23, 2013, 8:51 GMT)

Krishna know something before you comment guy...

Posted by   on (December 23, 2013, 6:25 GMT)

For heaven's sake Sachin has retired so please move on people

Posted by   on (December 23, 2013, 5:25 GMT)

I think Krishna has not seen Sachin fielding in the last 24yrs.

Posted by TendlyaIsGod on (December 23, 2013, 5:11 GMT)

If Sachin had played, India would have scored a lot more in the first innings, and would have scored much faster in the second innings.

Posted by   on (December 22, 2013, 21:16 GMT)

India wud hv lost this test to SA easily had Sachin played this test instead of Rahanr who replaced him.Sachin was a poor fielder compared to Rahane and wud not hv got two crucial runouts as Rahane got for India

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