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Top Performer - Sourav Ganguly

Exorcising the demons

Dec 13, 2006: Straight off the bat, this is not just about the runs he scored. This is about a man who came, saw and conquered - if only for the moment - the demons in his head, the ghosts in his past

Jamie Alter

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom

More questions than answers

Dec 10, 2006: The Indians bowled out a fairly strong Rest of South Africa side for 138 and 224, but the manner in which their own top order capitulated in both innings is cause for tremendous worry heading into the Test series.

Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom, 3rd day

Laxman heaps praise on bowlers

Dec 9, 2006: VVS Laxman was delighted with the efforts of his pace bowlers, who set up the 96-run victory over Rest of South Africa

Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom, 3rd day

Zaheer spearheads Indian win

Dec 9, 2006: Zaheer Khan once again led the way with the ball as the Indians wrapped up a comprehensive 96-run victory over Rest of South Africa in the tour game at Sedgars Park in Potchefstroom

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom, 2nd day

India need top-order answers

Dec 8, 2006: On a pitch that rewards accurate and intelligent pace bowling, the Indians should still go on and win this match. But success won't be able to deflect attention from the continued inability of the top-order batsmen to put decent scores on the board

Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom, 2nd day

India edge ahead on bowlers' day

Dec 8, 2006: The Indian batsmen suffered another collective meltdown that took the sheen off a superb bowling performance on the second day of the tour game against Rest of South Africa at Sedgars Park in Potchefstroom

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom, 1st day

Harbhajan positive after fightback

Dec 7, 2006: On a day when Sourav Ganguly and Irfan Pathan saved Indian blushes, it was Harbhajan Singh - whose cavalier 47 in the final session exasperated the bowlers - that came to address the media

Dileep Premachandran

Rest of SA v Indians, Potchefstroom, 1st day

It was Ganguly at his best

Dec 7, 2006: For Ganguly, it was very much a fresh start, a new chapter in what is already a storied career

Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom

Ganguly and Pathan revive India

Dec 7, 2006: Sourav Ganguly and Irfan Pathan launched a superb counterattack in the afternoon after the highly-rated Morne Morkel cut a swathe through the Indian top order at Sedgars Park in Potchefstroom

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom

Dravid disappointed at missing out

Dec 6, 2006: Rahul Dravid speaks to the media ahead of India's warm-up match at Potchefstroom

Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom

Rest of South Africa v Indians, Potchefstroom

India desperate for top order to fire

Dec 6, 2006: The Indians now have no option but to play the four-day game against Rest of South Africa with full intensity, in the hope that their misfiring batsmen will finally get some runs on the board ahead of the first Test, which starts in Johannesburg on Decemb

Dileep Premachandran in Potchefstroom
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