Your Again?! Redux
Posted by: Indian Cricket Fever (IP Logged)
Date: 11 October, 2017 22:15

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Re: Your Again?! Redux
Posted by: Birbal (IP Logged)
Date: 11 October, 2017 22:43

Once again the BCCI has shown its utter disregard for Indian cricket...

How else do you explain the scheduling of the SL series... which runs until December 24th... and is followed by a one 2-day warm up in South Africa on December 29-30...followed by the FIRST Test starting on January 5th?

If India manage to hold out for a draw in the first match it will be a miracle...most likely they will be hustled and humiliated before they can even get their bearings straight...no thanks to the UTTER IDIOCY AND GREED OF THEIR OWN BOARD

Re: Your Again?! Redux
Posted by: Akbar (IP Logged)
Date: 17 October, 2017 02:04

When was this tour chalked out? After Indian team came back from SL? In any case it does matter - even if it was planned a year back , South African tour was already planned. They should have thought about that.

Re: Your Again?! Redux
Posted by: Birbal (IP Logged)
Date: 18 October, 2017 22:59

I think the ICC futures plan had India playing Pakistan...but we all know that AIN'T happening... so BCCI went back to stand by "girlfriend" Lanka...smiling smiley

Re: Your Again?! Redux
Posted by: Birbal (IP Logged)
Date: 09 November, 2017 18:57

In the past the Stand by "girlfriend" was West Indies...

I was surprised to learn that Lanka has not played a Test series in India for about 8 years... and that in the meantime India has played THREE series IN Lanka...

But then Lanka have not ever won a Test in India...let alone a series... so maybe there is some logic to this...and also to the admonishing that the SL coach has for his team not to become "infatuated" with India's abilities...

This used to be what happened to India when they played teams like Lloyd's Windies or Waugh's Aussies in their backyard...good to see India now inspires that sort of AWE in the opposition...smiling smiley

Re: Your Again?! Redux
Posted by: Birbal (IP Logged)
Date: 09 November, 2017 19:02

Also the fact that Lanka just WHIPPED Pakistan In Tests in the UAE will give the Lankans some confidence and make the series a bit more interesting



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Re: Your Again?! Redux
Posted by: Birbal (IP Logged)
Date: 13 November, 2017 17:36

India "Rest" Hardik Pandya... for the first 2 Tests... Rumor has it that Kohli may also "Rest" for some of the matches...

Lanka pull out Kushal Mendis and Nuwan Pradeep...

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