Cricinfo audio June 30, 2006

Indian batsmen stand exposed

Rahul Dravid: The only Indian batsman with the technique to play on pitches with this kind of juice © Getty Images
Amit Varma and S Rajesh discuss the first day of the Jamaica Test
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Brian Lara seemed to be waiting for the Test at Jamaica to begin, and his bowlers lived up to his expectations today. S Rajesh, chatting with Amit Varma, says that while all four of West Indies' bowlers bowled with discipline and fire, India's batsmen were exposed. As at Karachi and Mumbai earlier this year, the juice in the pitch revealed the technical shortcomings of the Indian batsmen, as only Rahul Dravid could cope. Nothing but rain can save them in this Test now, he says.

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