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'Lorgat situation leaves CSA on shaky ground'

ESPNcricinfo's Firdose Moonda and Sharda Ugra join Raunak Kapoor to talk about the latest developments from the BCCI-CSA saga

October 22, 2013

Posted by JetsFanInDenver on (October 23, 2013, 19:48 GMT)

Its a shame that CSA made the moves it did and inflicted wounds on this tour. I am glad that finally this tour is on.

Posted by   on (October 23, 2013, 5:21 GMT)

Let's be honest here. India is so scared of SA that playing only 2 tests is the only way they might be able to win or draw. 5 tests and they will get totally thrashed. India can only play proper cricket in India. Shame.

Posted by Cricketfan11111 on (October 22, 2013, 19:05 GMT)

Steyn has become injury prone. Kallis and Smith are still trying to get their rust off. Amla's mind is with the new arrival at home. If people still think SA will beat india easily are mistaken.. Last time it was 1-1. This time you wait and see , indian youngsters will beat SA 1-0 or 2-0.

Posted by   on (October 22, 2013, 18:07 GMT)

Is there anything else going on in the Cricket World these days? Yes of course, so let's drop all this hoopla abt this series. Who cares if it's two tests or three, result will not change. India holds all the cards in international cricket and doing as they please. They might as well tell SA which team to pick for that series so India doesn't get too humiliated. Every team plays very strong at home these days so I don't see that changing.

Posted by samincolumbia on (October 22, 2013, 16:59 GMT)

@icfa - Why should England and SA play Pakistan who just lost to Zimbabwe? Pak can win only in UAE. On a proper ground with pace and swing, the end result would be the same when they got thrashed by SA 3-0! India actually drew the series in SA.

Posted by kar_rocks on (October 22, 2013, 15:10 GMT)

what is there in saying how indian batsmen will fair in SA. As if you can't figure it out. They will fair the same way as they did in ENG. It was swing there. It will be pace in SA. End result the same.

Posted by kar_rocks on (October 22, 2013, 15:07 GMT)

oh 2 tests with SA is a shame. How many are they playing V Pak. How many do they play when they visit India? You are talking as though the Indian side plays very good test cricket. They are a very good ODI side. Tests, they are lucky to be where they are in the standings. You know that. So what is with that being shameful. Eng and SA should be playing each other for a good competitive test cricket. But they want to play India just for the money. 5 tests again next year with Eng. This is crazy. ENG/SA should be playing Pak in UAE/Dubai that will be interesting.

Posted by kar_rocks on (October 22, 2013, 14:54 GMT)

@vikram: why do you hide behind a indian name to make it sound like you are a indian fan.

Posted by vikram501 on (October 22, 2013, 12:38 GMT)

Raunak: Don't you think you are jumping the gun a bit by saying top 2 test teams! There is a team called England who have beaten India both home and away in the last 2 years. Even if India blank WI 2-0 and go to 2nd in the ICC table, they cannot consider themselves better than England and SA, till they beat them somewhere!

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